AS A JUNIOR: Did not run during the cross country season ... competed in 13 meets for the Irish during the indoor and outdoor season ... recorded a second place finish and personal best in the 800m (1:52.14) at the GVSU Second to Last Chance Meet ... placed ninth in the 800m (1:53.23) and helped the 4x800m relay team finish first (7:34.19) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships to earn all-BIG EAST honors in the latter ... assisted the 4x800m team to a fourth place finish (7:30.90) at the Drake Relays ... placed fourth in the 800m (1:52.64) at the Polytan Invitational ... ran a leg of the 4x400m, which placed fifth (3:25.72), at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational ... other outdoor meets competed in were the Louisville Border Battle and the Stanford Invitational ... assisted the distance medley relay team to a seventh place finish (10:01.53) and finished 11th in the 800m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... finished second with the 4x800m relay (7:37.73) at the Indiana University Relays ... competed at the Alex Wilson, Meyo, and Notre Dame Invitationals ... started the season with a first place finish in the 1,000m (2:31.22) at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... named to the Dean's List during both semesters ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a track & field monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete during the cross country season ... competed in 15 meets on the season for the Irish ... helped 4x800m relay team run to a first-place finish at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a time of 7:25.97, earning an all-BIG EAST scroll ... the 4x800m relay team also racked up a first-place finish at the Indiana University Relays with a 7:41.30 mark ... achieved a fifth-place finish at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the distance medley relay with a 10:00.58 ... was a seventh-place finish out of a field of 29 in the 800m run (1:52.64) and finished ninth at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle (1:53.64) ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in the 800 meter run in the spring season for the Irish ... crossed the line in eighth (1:56.15) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational... placed third (1:54.76) in finals heat 1 at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle ... finished 12th overall ... turned in his highest finish at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational placing fourth (1:57.66) ... concluded his season by placing sixth in the Gina Relays with a time of 1:56.21 ... named to the Dean's List during the fall 2010 semester.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seven-time letter winner in football and track & field at John Adams (Ind.) ... track MVP as a senior ... team captain as a junior and senior ... two-time conference champion ... Northern Indiana all-conference selection ... all-city and all-state selection ... held at the time of graduation the South Bend 800m record and was part of the record-holding 3,200m relay team ... National Honor Society president ... senior class vice president ... born in Chicago, Ill. ... full name is John Bernard Favorite ... son of Mike and Maureen Favorite ... both parents graduated from Notre Dame in 1984 ... father played football for the Irish ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and working towards a degree in anthropology ... also looking to earn a secondary degree in pre-professional studies.