Debuted each year at the OSCARS - the year-end highlight video provides a look back at all 26 varsity sports competed at the University of Notre Dame and is created in cooperation with the Student Welfare and Development Office and LeSea Broadcasting.
The two-day NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Nampa, Idaho.
2012 Cross Country Season:Had promising cross country season cut short due to an injury suffered at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional that forced him to drop out of 10K race ... didn't run with team at the 10K NCAA Championship race ... named all-BIG EAST after finishing third out of 114 runners at the 8K BIG EAST Championship race (24:39) in helping the Irish to a third place showing out of 14 teams ... competed in three regular season meets ... opened year by winning the five mile National Catholic Championship (276 runners) in 24:16.0 ... named BIG EAST Runner of the Week after winning the home meet ... took sixth out of 163 runners in the five mile blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (23:46) ... closed out regular season with a 14th place showing out of 316 runners at the 8K Wisconsin Invitational (23:40) ... earned BIG EAST Runner of the Week honors for second time this season after performance in Wisconsin.
AS A JUNIOR: Continued stellar career as a junior, earning all-conference and all-region accolades while competing in five meets during the cross country season ... earned all-BIG EAST honors after finishing 12th out of 123 runners at the 8K BIG EAST Championships (23:55.4) ... turned in solid performance at the Great Lakes Regional meet, finishing 17th out of 211 runners on the 10K course (30:41.3) ... finished first on the team at the NCAA National Championships, placing 105th out of 255 runners on the 10K course (30:49.7) ... opened year at the Notre Dame Invitational, crossing the finish line 73rd out of 205 runners in the 8K blue race (25:11) ... placed 76th out of 270 runners at the 8K Wisconsin Invitational (24:41.0) in the last tune-up before the conference meet ... won a cross country monogram ... competed in eleven indoor and outdoor meets on the year for the Irish ... was one of the Irish's top performers, racking up seven first-place finishes on the year ... won a national championship with the distance medley relay team (9:35.48) at the NCAA Indoor National Championships ... ran anchor leg (mile) in 4:00.67 ... ran with Johnathan Shawel, Chris Giesting and Randall Babb ... was school's first indoor relay title ... won two titles at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 1,500m run (3:50.64) and in the 4x800m relay (7:25.97) ... competed in the 1,500m at the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... in a field of 48 participants Rae finished third in the 1,500m run (3:47.85) at the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... earned two all-BIG EAST scrolls at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the mile (4:05.48) with a first-place finish and a second-place showing with his 4x800m relay teammates (7:28.57) ... also teamed with Shawel, Babb and Giesting to win the DMR at the Alex Wilson Invitational and break the school mark (9:29.72) ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a track and field monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in six cross country meets during the season ... placed eighth at the National Catholic Championships (25:00) ... finished 16th in the Great Lakes Regional 10K event (30.42:01) ... also competed at the NCAA Championships ... participated in 13 meets during the track and field season, earning All-American status in the 4,000m distance medley relay and winning four BIG EAST titles ... finished ninth in the 1,500m at the NCAA Championships (3:45.53), missing All- America honors by one place ... finished third at the NCAA East Regionals (3:46.75) to qualify for nationals ... won a pair of BIG EAST Outdoor titles, winning the 1,500m in 3:46.38 and helping the 4x800m relay team to victory in 7:24.91 ... ran a leg on the 4,000m distance medley relay team that placed fourth at the NCAA Indoor Championships (9:30.16, ND record), earning All-America honors ... won two more BIG EAST titles at the indoor championships, claiming the mile title (4:08.01) and the 4x800m relay (7:25.31) ... ran a leg of the 4x1,600m relay team that placed second at the outdoor Drake Relays (16:38.99) ... placed second at the outdoor Mt. SAC Relays in the 1,500m (3:41.11) ... won the 800m run at the outdoor Texas Roadhouse Border Battle (1:50.45) ... claimed second at the outdoor Stanford Invitational in the 1,500m (3:44.09) ... won the mile at the indoor Meyo Invitational (3:59.62) ... claimed victory in the 800m run at the indoor Indiana University Relays (1:49.15) ... opened season with victory in the 1,000m run at the indoor Notre Dame Invitational (2:22.53) ... earned a monogram in both sports.
AS A FRESHMAN: First-place finish and personal best in the 800 at the Border Battle ... finished in 1:51 ... started the season at the Blue and Gold Invitational in the 1,000 (2:28.36) ... placed second overall in the 800 ... finished 1:53.46 in the 800 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... Ran the 1,600 at the Notre Dame Invitational in 4:11.16 ... 4:08.02 in the 1,600 at the Meyo Invitational ... competed in the 1,600 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships and finished in 4:12.98 ... ran the 1,500 in 3:47.85 at the Stanford Invitational ... second-place overall finish in the 1,500 (3:45.73) at the Mount SAC Relays ... placed second in the 4x1,600 relay (16:25.57) at the Drake Relays ... ran the 1,500 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in 3:57.79 ... raced at the NCAA Regionals in the 1,500 (3:51.89).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Cross country and track standout at Lakeshore Catholic (Ontario, Canada) ... four-year track team captain ... conference and regional champion as a junior and senior ... state champion during senior year ... earned all-conference, all-city, all-state and all-Canadian honors as a senior ... set the Penn Relays high school 1,600 record (4:08) ... holds six different city records ... Canadian junior indoor 1,000 record holder (2:25.7) ... represented Canada at the 2009 Pan Am Junior Games in Trinidad ... national high school indoor 1,600 champion ... Canadian junior 1,500 champion ... OFSAA 1,500 champion ... born in Port Colborne, Ontario ... son of Wayne and Tereza Rae ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and is majoring in political science.