The two-day meet gets underway Friday afternoon.
The meet is one of three this season at Grand Valley State.
Forty-four individuals qualified for BIG EAST in at least one event.
Notre Dame wins nine events on day two at Purdue.
AS A JUNIOR:Competed in four meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season ... earned a 29th place finish in the 200m dash (22.48) and a 29th place finish in the preliminaries of the 60m dash (7.13) at the Meyo Invitational ... began the season with an eighth place finish in 200m dash (22.79) at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... capped the season with a sixth place finish in the finals of the 60m dash (7.09) and a fifth place finish in the 200m dash (22.33) at the Alex Wilson Invitational.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Finished third in the 200m and 60m at the Blue & Gold Invitational with times of 22.78 and 7.20, respectively ... competed at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open in the 200m and 60m ... Ran the 60m dash at the Notre Dame Invitational and the Alex Wilson Invitational ... named to the Dean's List during both semesters.
AS A FRESHMAN: Finished sixth in the 200 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... logged a time of 22.89 to take fourth place at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... member of the outdoor 4x100m relay that finished third at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle ... fourth-place finish in the 100 at the Border Battle ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... named to the Dean's List during both semesters.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Nicholas James Dunn graduated from Brother Rice High School in the spring of 2011 ... lettered four times in track as a sprinter, twice as a wide receiver in football and once as a guard on the basketball team ... won the 200m dash at the Catholic League Championships ... best times are 10.9 in the 100m and 22.3 in the 200m ... earned all-conference accolades on the track all four years ... helped football team to a pair of conference championships as a junior and senior and a region title as a junior ... basketball squad won a sectional title as a senior ... was named first team Academic all-state ... also earned the Catholic League Scholar Athlete and American Rivalry Series Student-Athlete awards ... was a member of the National Honor Society and St. Michael's Youth Group ... participated in Habitat for Humanity ... born in Southfield, Mich., to James and Mary Dunn ... has two younger sisters, Alli and Mariel ... has a cousin, Jon Brevis, who graduated from Notre Dame ... mom, Mary, played basketball at UM-Dearborn ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and is majoring in finance.