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05/02/2012

Notre Dame Student-Athletes Honored At Annual O.S.C.A.R.S. Ceremony

This is the 11th-year for the traditional year-end gala honoring more than 750 student-athletes for their achievements on the field and in the classroom during the 2011-12 school year.

05/02/2012

Notre Dame Student-Athletes Honored At Annual O.S.C.A.R.S. Ceremony

This is the 11th-year for the traditional year-end gala honoring more than 750 student-athletes for their achievements on the field and in the classroom during the 2011-12 school year.

02/16/2012

Irish Head To The Big Apple In Search Of BIG EAST Titles

The men placed second last year, while the women finished eighth.

02/04/2012

Rae Goes Under Four Minutes In Meyo Mile For Second Time

The junior highlighted a day that saw one meet record, one Notre Dame record and one Loftus record fall.

02/02/2012

Irish Set To Host Elite Meyo Invitational This Weekend

The Meyo Mile race will get underway at 3 p.m. on Saturday.

AS A SENIOR: Ran in four meets during the cross country season ... finished fifth out of 272 runners at the 5K National Catholic Championships in 17:31 ... finished 53rd out of 138 runners at the 6K BIG EAST Championships ... also ran the 5K blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational and the 6K at the Wisconsin Invitational ... earned a cross country monogram ... opened her indoor season with a fifth-place finish in the 3000 at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... posted a personal-best (5:01.25) in the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational ... was a 2011-12 Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in six meets during the cross country season ... placed third at the season-opening Crusader Invitational in 18:35.10 ... finished 29th at the National Catholic Invitational in 18:41 ... ran in 11 track and field meets on the year ... won the 5,000 meters at the outdoor Texas Roadhouse Border Battle in 17:18.83 ... won the 3,000 meters at the indoor Indiana University Relays in 9:57.62 ... finished sixth in the 3,000 meters at the outdoor Gina Relays in 10:12.76 ... other top finishes include sixth at the indoor Blue and Gold Invitational in the 3,000m (10:24.45), seventh in the 1,500 meters at the outdoor Dave Rankin Invitational (4:42.09) and eighth in the mile at the indoor Notre Dame Invitational (5:11.26) ... earned a monogram for both sports.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed exclusively with track and field team during her sophomore year ... started action at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in the 3,000, finishing ninth in a 10:36.02 ... raced in the 1,600 at the Notre Dame Invitational, crossing fifth with a 5:06.16 ... at the Indiana Relays, placed first in the 3,000 after crossing the line at 10:07.91 ... placed 55th in the 1,600 at the Meyo Invitational, stopping the clock in 5:16.68 ... competed in the prelims of the 1,600 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, placing 21st with a mark of 5:06.95 ... ran the 1,500 at the Stanford Invitational, crossing 13th in 4:51.97 ... returned to the 5,000 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, ending in fifth after clocking a 18:10.32 ... secured a win at the Border Battle in the 5,000 after freezing the clock at 17:06.71 ... competed in both the 1,500 and the 4x400 relay at the Dave Rankin Invitational ... finished ninth overall in the 1,500 in 4:43.20 and helped her relay team to a fourth-place result in 4:03.76.

AS A FRESHMAN: Scored a victory in the first event of her career, winning the 1,600 at the Blue and Gold Invitational in 5:05.28 ... placed fourth in the 1,000 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener (3:03.44) ... returned to the 1,600 at the Notre Dame Invitational, finishing 12th ... finished seventh in the 3,000 at the Indiana Invitational ... Notre Dame's top finisher in the 1,600 at the Meyo Invitational ... placed 12th in the 1,600 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (5:01.98) ... ran the 1,600 in 5:10.27 to finish 22nd at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... ran two events at the Dave Rankin Invitational, finishing 13th in the 800 (2:20.23) and seventh in the 1,500 (4:41.24) ... ran the 1,500 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eleven- time letterwinner in cross country, track and field and swimming at Bloomington North (Ind.) ... captained all three squads and earned all-conference and all-city honors each four years in high school ... garnered all-state honors as a junior and senior in track and as a senior in cross country ... nine-time conference in regional champion in cross country and track ... set school records in the 1,600 (5:02.03), 800 (2:18.2) and 3,200 (10:56) ... competed at the National Scholastic Track and Field meet in 2008 ... member of the Cougar Leader Council and Habitat for Humanity ... National Honor Society president and huddle leader of Fellowship of Christian Athletes ... born in Milwaukee, Wis. ... daughter of Ed Hirt and Kathy McTigue ... has one younger sister ... uncles Tom and Dave McTigue graduated from Notre Dame ... graduated from the College of Science with a degree in biological sciences.

HIRT'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

1,000m (Notre Dame Indoor Opener) 3:03.44
1,600m (BIG EAST Championships) 5:01.98
3,000m (Indiana Relays) 9:57.62
5,000m (BIG EAST Indoors) 17:18.76

HIRT'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

800m (Ole Miss Invitational) 2:18.68
1,500m (Ole Miss Invitational) 4:35.89
5,000m (Border Battle) 17:06.71

Molly Hirt
Molly  Hirt

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomington, IN

High School:
Bloomington North

Event:
Middle Distance

Birthdate:
03/29/1990

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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