Notre Dame set to host the last home indoor track meet of the season Saturday.
Seidel and Barber champs, Bamgbose racks up four All-ACC honors
Loeffel first team All-ACC in heptathlon; Morris second team in shot put
Notre Dame grabs three event titles and numerous top-five placements
Track & field will aim for top qualifying marks this weekend
BIG EAST MEET - DAY TWO
AS A JUNIOR: Competed solely during the outdoor season as an 800-meter specialist … was the highest Irish finisher in the 800 at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge when he finished fourth (1:52.60) … placed 40th in the event at the Georgia Tech Invitational … was 10th in the 800 at the Jesse Owens Track Classic (1:51.81) … came in 26th in the prelims at the ACC Outdoor Championships (1:52.33) … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete during the cross country season ... Competed in three meets during the indoor track & field season ... Recorded a season-best effort in the 800m at the Alex Wilson Invitational (1:51.64).
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete during the cross country season ... competed in six meets for the Irish during the indoor season ... specialized in the 800 ... ran a season best at the Alex Wilson with a time of 1:51.35 ... finished fifth in the 800m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships with a time of 1:52.03 and helped the Notre Dame 4x800m relay take fourth ... finished third in the 600m run (1:21.03) and helped the 4x800m relay team finish second (7:37.73) at the Indiana University Relays ... finished fifth at the Notre Dame Invitational in the 800m ... took second place at the Blue & Gold Invitational in the 800m ... selected to the Dean's List following the spring 2013 semester ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a track & field monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Graduated from White Bear Lake Area High School (White Bear Lake, Minn.) in the spring of 2012 ... 12-time letter winner in football, basketball and track ... four-time all-state in the 800m run and champion in 2011 (1:53.3) and 2012 (1:52.0) ... all-state in the 4x400m (2009, 2010) ... all-state in the 4x200m relay (2011, 2012), including winning a state championship in 2011 (1:28.29) ... placed second at the New Balance High School Nationals meet in the 4x400m relay ... broke White Bear Lake's all-time 800m record that stood for 32 years that was held by father ... four-time all-conference in the 4x200m relay ... named the AAU High School Sullivan Award Finalist (one of four national recipients) senior year ... earned the 2012 St. Paul Downtown Lions Club Prep Athlete of the Year, White Bear Lake High School C.H. Christensen Honor Athlete of the Year and the Minnesota State High School League Triple "A" award nominee ... named team captain of all three squads senior year ... named all-conference and MVP in football (2012) ... led team to a 7-3 record as the starting quarterback ... averaged 8.9 points a game in basketball senior year ... active as the vice -president of National Honor Society ... carried a 4.27 GPA and was ranked fifth in graduating class ... recipient of Superintendent's Core Values scholarship, the Bear Award and KARE-11 Television Academic All-Star ... father was a BIG 10 Track & field champion in 1983 in the 1,500m (outdoor) and in the 1,000m (indoor) at the University of Minnesota ... full name is Eric Michael Gebeke ... born in Downers Grove, III. ... son of Michael and Kathleen Gebeke ... has one younger sister, Leah ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.