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06/10/2015

Irish Men Kick Off Weekend at NCAA Championships

Giesting, Richartz earn second-team All-America honors

03/03/2015

Meet The Coaches: ND Grows On Garnham

Jumps and multi-events coach learned to love Notre Dame and use the motivation for success

05/20/2014

Legendary Irish Track Coach Joe Piane Retires After 39 Seasons

Piane departs following second-longest tenure of any coach in Notre Dame athletics history.

06/08/2012

Schipper Concludes Brilliant Career At NCAAs

The senior finished 20th in the pole vault.

06/08/2012

Tracy Advances To Finals In 1,500 Meters

The junior will compete in the finals on Saturday.

06/09/2012

NCAA Outdoor Championships - Day Three

Day three of the 2012 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

03/28/2012

NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships

The two-day NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Nampa, Idaho.

02/06/2010

Meyo Invitational - Day One

The Notre Dame track team competed in day one of the Meyo Invitational on Friday evening.

AS A SENIOR: Standout for the Irish in the pole vault, claiming 11 individual titles ... cleared 5.05m to win the season-opening indoor event, the Blue and Gold Invitational ... jump of 5.15m earned a runner-up finish at the GVSU Holiday Open ... equaled his 5.15m attempt to claim third at the Bob Eubanks Open ... cleared 5.25m to win the pole vault at the BIG EAST Indoor Track and Field Championships ... jump of 5.40m won the Alex Wilson Invitational ... career-best attempt of 5.45m was good enough for fourth place at the NCAA Division I Indoor Championships ... won the pole vault in his first two events of the outdoor season, the Victor Lopez Classic and the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... runner-up at the Stanford Invitational after clearing 5.35m ... cleared an outdoor season-best 5.40m to win at the Polytan Invitational ... successful attempt at 5.25m won the individual title at the BIG EAST Outdoor Track and Field Championships ... won the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round with an attempt of 5.32m ... split the 2011-12 Notre Dame Club of St. Joseph Valley Rockne Student-Athlete Award for men's track and field with teammate Andrew Hills ... was named a team captain prior to the beginning of the season with Hills ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 14 track and field meets, specializing in the pole vault ... won the BIG EAST Indoor and Outdoor crowns for the second year in a row with vaults of 5.25m ... advanced to the NCAA East Regionals ... finished second at the outdoor Louisville Cardinal Twilight (5.23m) ... also claimed second at the outdoor Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational (5.15m) ... won titles at the outdoor Texas Roadhouse Border Battle (5.10m) and the outdoor Arizona State Invitational (5.20m) ... won indoor titles at the Indiana University Relays (5.20m), Notre Dame Invitational (5.10m) and the Blue & Gold Invitational (4.85m) ... earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: First-place finish at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... matched a then-personal best of 5.20m ... finished first at the Notre Dame Invitational (5.05m) ... BIG EAST Indoor pole vault champion (5.10m) ... vaulted 5.10m to become the Arizona State Invitational first-place finisher... first place at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a 5.25m ... vaulted 5.26m for a first-place finish at the Cardinal Classic ... opened the indoor season at the Blue and Gold Invitational with an effort of 5.05m ... placed second at the Indiana Relays by vaulting 5.20m ... recorded same height the following week at the Meyo Invitational ... vaulted 5.20m again at the Mount SAC Relays and vaulted 5.25m at the NCAA Regionals ... concluded season at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... vaulted 5.30m, a personal best, to earn All-America honors.

AS A FRESHMAN: Opened a successful freshman campaign with a second-place pole vault finish with 4.80m at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... won the pole vault title at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener after clearing a 4.95m ... set a personal-best of 5.27m at the Indiana Relays, earning a second-place finish ... earned his first all-BIG EAST honor with a second-place pole vault finish at 5.10m at the league's indoor contest ... opened the outdoor season with the pole vault crown at the Arizona State Invitational (5.15m) ... capped off the season with a point-scoring fourth-place finish at a height of 4.95m at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seven-time letterwinner in track and field, soccer and football at Bishop Dwenger (Ind.) ... track and field Gatorade Indiana Player of the Year ... won the Midwest Meet of Champions with a vault of 16'-9" (5.11m) ... set a school and regional record with a 17'-0" (5.18m) vault ... finished fourth at the USA Junior National Championships ... conference champion as a junior and the regional champion as a sophomore and senior ... earned all-state and all-conference honors ... member of the National Honor Society ... born in Fort Wayne, Ind. ... son of Donald and Janet Schipper ... one of nine children ... older brother, Matt, pole vaulted at Notre Dame ... younger brother, David, is a freshman on the Notre Dame Track and Field team ... graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in finance.

SCHIPPER'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

Pole Vault (Indiana Relays) 5.27m

SCHIPPER'S CAREER OUTDOOR BESTS

Pole Vault (NCAA Championships) 5.30m

Kevin Schipper
Kevin  Schipper

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Leo, IN

High School:
Bishop Dwenger

Event:
Pole Vault

Birthdate:
08/05/1989

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
12 wins
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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