Track & Field

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05/26/2018

Irish Qualify Three On Final Day Of Preliminary Round

A total of six Irish athletes will be traveling to nationals in two weeks

05/25/2018

Irish Qualify Three For Eugene

Heffernan, Richartz and Rohrer earn NCAA bids

05/25/2018

Thorpe Advances to Quarterfinal on Second Day Of Preliminary Round

She is the fifth Irish that advanced to a quarterfinal this weekend

05/22/2018

Keys To The Meet: NCAA East Regionals

Irish send 16 athletes to Tampa to compete at NCAA East Regionals this weekend

05/11/2018

Richartz Breaks School Record, Defends Title in Pole Vault

Richartz wins his third career ACC title in the pole vault

05/10/2018

2018 ACC Outdoor Championships

Notre Dame competes in the 2018 ACC Outdoor Championships in Coral Gables, Fla.

05/08/2018

2017 ACC Outdoor Championships

Irish compete at the 2017 ACC Outdoor Championships at Georgia Tech.

04/26/2018

Penn Relays

Irish compete at the 2018 Penn Relays.

04/03/2018

Stanford Invitational Day 1

Notre Dame competes at the first day of the Stanford Invitational

03/09/2018

2018 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships

Notre Dame competes at the 2018 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships down in College Station, Texas.

AWARDS/ACCOLADES:

  • 2016 First Team All-American (outdoor 4x400-meter relay).
  • 2015 Second Team All-American (outdoor 4x400-meter relay).
  • 2015 ACC Outdoor 4x400-Meter Relay Champion.
  • 2015 First Team All-ACC (outdoor 4x400-meter relay).
  • Second Team All-ACC (2016) indoor 4x400-meter relay, (2016) outdoor 4x400-meter relay, (2015) indoor 4x400-meter relay).
  • 2016 Honorable Mention All-ACC (distance medley relay).

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Marked a personal best, and season best amongst all Irish runners, in the 400m with a time of 54.30 at the ACC Indoor Championship.
  • Set a PR of 58.69 seconds in the 400m hurdles at the ACC Championship, putting her sixth in the all time records.
  • Also had a season best race in the 400m at the Louisville Invite with a time of 53.41, good for seventh of all time Irish runners (outdoor).

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Started the season with wins in the 400m (56.39) and 4x400m relay (3:47.42) at the Blue & Gold Invitational.
  • Took first place in the 400m (57.62) and 4x400m relay (3:49.04) at the Wisconsin-Notre Dame Dual.
  • Placed third in the 600m (1:31.29) and helped the 4x400m relay (3:40.95) to a first place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational.
  • Finished third in the 4x400m relay (3:37.96) at the Yellow Jacket Invitational.
  • Won the 400m (54.32) at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

AS A FRESHMAN: 

  • Started the indoor season with a third place finish in the 400m (56.44) and a win with the ‘A’ 4x400 relay (3:46.28) at the Blue & Gold Invitational.
  • Snagged a first place finish in the 4x400 relay (3:46.71) at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational.
  • Earned a third place finish in the 600m (1:32.84) and finished second with the ‘A’ 4x400 relay (3:40.93) at the Notre Dame Invitational. 
  • Placed third with the 4x400 relay (3:38.17), fourth in the distance medley relay (11:37.65) at the Razorback Invitational. 
  • Won the 4x400 relay (3:37.20) at the Meyo Invitational.
  • Came in second with the ‘A’ 4x400 group (3:39.15) at the Spire DI Invitational.
  • Helped the 4x400 quartet win the title at the Stanford Invitational (3:35.17). 
  • Snagged second place finishes in the 400 (54.80) and ‘A’ 4x400 relay (3:37.13) at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge. 
  • Captured first place with the 4x400 (3:33.21) at the Georgia Tech Invitational.
  • Took third in the 4x400 relay (3:35.13) at the prestigious Drake Relays.

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from St. Charles East High School in the spring of 2014.
  • Aided the 4x800 and 4x400 relay teams to first place finishes at the Illinois track & field state championships.
  • Competed in the 400m dash at the state championships as a sophomore and junior.
  • Also lettered in basketball.
  • Born in Aurora, Illinois, to Corey and Amy Shead. 
  • Has two brothers, Justin and Tyson, and a sister, Taylor.
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters.

LINK TO TFRRS PROFILE:

Jordan Shead
Jordan  Shead

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Charles, IL

High School:
St. Charles East

Event:
Sprints

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