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
Women's distance medley relay builds NCAA resume
Bamgbose returns a pair of record-breaking performances on the day
Athletes from around the country compete for their last chance to secure a spot at Nationals.
AS A SENIOR: Did not compete during the cross country season … kicked off the track season with a 79th-place finish in the 800 meters at the Meyo Invitational (2:12.28) ... snagged a 14th-place finish in the 800 meters at the Alex Wilson Invitational (2:20.29) ... competed at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, coming in 21st place in 1,500 meters (4:54.58) ... earned a 28th-place finish in the 1,500 meter open run at the Gina Relays (5:01.13).
AS A JUNIOR:Competed in three meets during the cross country season ... placed 17th out of 33 runners in the Crusader Invitational 5K (19:59.2) ... placed 8th out of 106 runners in the JV National Catholic Championship 5K (19:27) ... finished 5oth out of 110 runners in the JV Notre Dame Invitational 5K (19:49.9) ... competed in seven meets during the indoor track & field season ... participated in two meets at the Indiana Relays: placed fourth among five runners in section four of the Indiana Relays 600m (1:38.82) and finished fourth of 10 runners in section one of the 800m run (2:16.60) ... capped the season with a 27th place finish among 30 runners in the ACC Indoor Championships preliminary 800m run (2:19.40).
AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete during the cross country season ... ran in 10 meets during the indoor & outdoor track & field season ... specialized in the 800m ... placed first in the 800m (2:14.96) at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... part of the 4x800m relay team that finished third (9:13.78) at the Indiana University Relays ... finished fifth on the 4x400m relay team at the Louisville Border Battle ... ran a personal best in the 800m (2:14.28) and finished ninth at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a track & field monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete during the cross country season ... participated in two track & field meets ... earned first career top-10 finish in the 4x400m relay at the Notre Dame Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Earned eight letters in cross country and track & field at Benet (Ill.) Academy ... selected as the East Suburban Catholic Conference Athlete of the Year as a senior ... four-time all-conference selection in track ... helped lead Benet Academy to conference championships in 2010 and 2011 under coach Scott Brooks ... was the conference's top runner in the 800m and one mile runs in 2011 ... all-state selection in the 4x400 and 4x800m relays on a team that included current Notre Dame teammate McKinzie Schulz ... competed at the Nike Indoor Nationals ... was a member of the student government, National Honor Society, Spanish Club and served as a Eucharistic minister at Benet Academy ... earned department awards in English, Spanish, history and science, and was selected to the Daily Herald Academic team ... daughter of John and Eileen Healy ... has two brothers, Jack and Eddie ... has a sister, Mary Kate ... father John (`85) and brother Jack (`13) also attended Notre Dame ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters for psychology and is working toward a secondary degree in Arts & Letters pre-health.