2012 Cross Country Season:Did not compete during the cross country season.
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.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seven- time letter winner in football and track 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 ... currently holds the South Bend 800 record and part of the record- holding 3,200 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 secodary degree in pre-professional studies.