Men and women show strength in 400-meter hurdles at GINA Relays
Jade Barber, relays provide highlights in Des Moines
Big Ten prevails in conference showdown
Margaret Bamgbose led all roster members with three event victories.
Notre Dame Travels to California and Bloomington, Ind.
AS A SENIOR: Competed exclusively during the outdoor season in two meets … saw first action at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, where finished fifth in the 5,000 meters (14:58.11) … placed 29th in the 10,000 meters at the Gina Relays (32:00.91) ... earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR:Did not compete during the cross country season.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in four meets during the cross country season ... opened with a 10thplace finish out of 36 runners at the 6K Crusader Invitational (20:01.8) ... finished second out of 77 runners in the five mile JV race at the National Catholic Championship (25:58.0) ... finished 17thout of 127 runners in the five mile gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational (25:06) ... closed out season with a 30thplace showing out of 105 runners in the 8K open race at the Wisconsin Invitational (25:03) ... specialized in the 5,000m run during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons ... competed at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays with a season best time of 14:41.31 ... placed fourth at the Polytan Invitational ... competed at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... ran the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational and placed seventh ... also finished seventh in the 5,000m at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... named to the Dean's List following both semesters.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in one cross country meet during the fall season, finishing sixth out of 53 runners at the 5K Crusader Invitational (16:04.4) ... claimed third in the 5,000m (15:02.88) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... personal-best 14:53.94 in the 5,000m at the GINA Relays ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... named to the Dean's List following both semesters.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Brebeut Jesuit Preparatory School ... two-time all-state choice ... eight-time all-conference selection (four cross country, four outdoor track & field) ... member of Brebeut Jesuit's Indianapolis Conference Championship team in outdoor track as a junior ... member of the National Honor Society and the Student Athletic Leadership Council ... chosen as a regional academic all-star ... son of John and Nancy Hoard ... has one brother, John and a sister, Jenny ... enrolled in the College of Science and is majoring in science pre-professional studies with a minor in a science, technology and values and a supplementary major in Spanish.