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08/10/2015

Academic Honors Cap 2015 Season

Irish corral several USTFCCCA academic nods

07/06/2015

Irish To Welcome Top Women's Distance Class

Women add nine, men add six with incoming class

05/30/2015

Ten More Move On As Irish End Strong Weekend At East Preliminaries

Men's 4x400-meter relay team sets school record to advance to national final

05/29/2015

Three More Punch Tickets To Eugene At NCAA East Preliminary

Bamgbose sets Irish record in 400 meters

05/28/2015

Irish Strong On First Day At NCAA East Preliminary

Seidel wins 10K, Morris also advances to national championships

06/01/2015

NCAA East Preliminary Day 2

NCAA East Preliminary Day 2

HIGHLIGHTS:

  • 2015 Second Team All-ACC, discus
  • 2015 USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team
  • 2014 All-ACC, discus
  • 2014 & 2015 NCAA East Preliminary qualifier
  • 2012 BIG EAST Academic All-Star

AS A SENIOR: Led the Irish men’s throwers throughout the season, taking part in both shot put and weight throw during the indoor slate and the discus and hammer throw during outdoor competition … placed third in the shot put (15.68m) and fourth in the weight throw (16.50m) at the Blue and Gold Invitational … came in ninth in the shot (14.93m) and third in the weight (18.36m) at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational … led the Irish in both indoor specialties at the Notre Dame Invitational (shot put 14th, 15.00m; weight 8th, 17.96m) … placed 15th in shot put (16.02m) and 11th in weight throw (18.00m) at the Meyo Invitational … also competed in both events at the Spire DI Invitational … won the weight throw at the Alex Wilson Invitational (18.98m), while also placing seventh in the shot put … competed solely in the weight throw at the ACC Indoor Championships, where he finished in eighth place with a season-best 19.23m toss … placed fourth in the Invitational discus section (54.42m) and eighth in the Invitational hammer throw section (55.69m) at the Stanford Invitational … notched second in the discus (52.61m) and seventh in the hammer (55.02m) at the ACC Big/Ten Challenge … snared third in the discus (50.72m) and fourth in the hammer (57.29m) at the Georgia Tech Invitational … came in 10th in the discus and 16th in the hammer at the Drake Relays … picked up fourth in the hammer (56.32m) and fifth in the discus (51.57m) at the Jesse Owens Track Classic … named Second Team All-ACC in the discus at the ACC Outdoor Championships, finishing fifth with a throw of 54.50m … also placed 13th in the hammer at the conference championships (56.26m) … competed in the discus at the NCAA East Preliminary Championships, finishing 21st in the event (54.40m) … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 15 meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season ... represented the Irish at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round, earning a 16th place finish (55.58m) in the discus throw ... also competed at the ACC Outdoor Championships, recording a third place finish (56.70m) in the hammer throw ... concluded the indoor season with a 15th place finish (16.59m) in the weight throw at the ACC Indoor Championships ... recorded an 11th place finish (16.93m) at the Meyo Invitational ... concluded the outdoor regular season with a third place finish (54.58m) in the finals of the discus throw and a seventh place finish (58.22m) in the finals of the hammer throw at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in the shot put, discus, hammer throw and weight throw for the Irish ... finished fourth at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the discus ... had a first-place finish in the discus at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays ... had three top-four finishes in the shot put (fourth), discus (third) and hammer throw (second) at the Polytan Invitational ... finished in the top ten of all three of the previously mentioned events at the Louisville Border Battle, while throwing for personal bests in the shot put (14.03m) and discus (51.46m) ... competed at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the weight throw ... competed in the weight throw at the Notre Dame Invitational ... earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in nine indoor/outdoor track & field events on the year ... placed second in the discuss at the Stanford Invitational with a 49.24m throw ... gathered in best throw of the season at GVSU 2nd to Last Chance Meet with a 50.33m effort ... threw for a personal best in the hammer with a distance of 47.56m ... recorded a 16.67m mark on sole weight throw attempt ... named to the Dean's List following both semesters ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Dominick Michael Padovano graduated from South Brunswick High School in the spring of 2011 ... lettered all four years in track & field ... a part of the indoor shot put relay state champions ... three-time N.J. Meet of Champs Qualifier...four-time county discus relay champs ... named all-conference in indoor and outdoor track & field last three years ... also earned all-region, all-county and team MVP honors throughout career... named team captain as a senior ... hurled career best 55-10 in the shot put and 179-11 in the discus ... earned Athletic Director's, Senior Athlete and GMC Scholar Athlete awards ... also participated in the National Honors Society, National Student Honors Society and the Technology Student Association ... born to Rich and Donna Padovano in New Brunswick, N.J. ... has a younger sister, Danielle ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and is majoring in design with a minor in business economics.

Dominick Padovano
Dominick  Padovano

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dayton, NJ

High School:
South Brunswick

Event:
Throws

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
12 wins
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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