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    Blair Majcina  
    Blair Majcina

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Mokena, IL

    High School:
    Lincoln-Way East

    Height:
    6-1

    Event:
    Jumps

    Birthdate:
    02/14/1987


    As a junior: Primarily concentrated on the high jump ... finished fifth with a jump of 2.07m (6-9 1/2) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championship ... tied for fourth at the Arizona State Invitational with a jump of 2.05m (6-8 3/4) ... finished in a tie for ninth at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, clearing 2.02m (6-7 1/2) ... won the Ole Miss Invitational with a jump of 2.05m (6-8 ?3/4) ... finished sixth at the Mt. SAC Relays, clearing 2.10m (6-10 3/4) ... tied for fourth at the VS Athletics Beach Invitational with a jump of 2.00m (6-6 3/4) ... also finished 23rd with a long jump of 6.28m (20-7 1/4) ... took first in the high jump at the Hillsdale Relays, clearing the bar at 2.10m (6-10 3/4) ... earned his second all-BIG EAST outdoor citation after finishing second with a high jump of 2.07m (6-9 1/2), matching the best-ever showing by a Notre Dame high jumper at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championship ... closed out the season with a 16th-place finish at the Georgia Tech Invitational, clearing 2.00m (6-6 3/4)

    AS A SOPHOMORE: Capped a strong sophomore season with a trip to the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... top leap of the indoor season was a 2.01m (6-7) effort at the Meyo Invitational ... finished in a tie for sixth at the BIG EAST indoor meet, helping the Notre Dame men win the team title ... hit his stride during the outdoor slate ... tied for third in the high jump at the Arizona State Invitational, clearing 2.05m (6-8 3/4) equaled his career best and earned his second consecutive berth in the NCAA Mideast Regionals with a third-place, 2.10m (6-10 3/4) jump at the Mt. SAC Relays ... tied for fifth at the outdoor BIG EAST Championship (1.99m, 6-6 1/4) ... had a career day at the NCAA Mideast Regionals ... tied for fourth at 2.11m (6-11), a career best, to automatically qualify for the NCAA Championships ... was the first male Irish high jumper to qualify for the national outdoor meet since Ed Broderick in 1968 ... his regional finish earned him all-Mideast Region honors ... took 17th at the NCAA Championships.

    AS A FRESHMAN: Stepped onto the Irish squad and immediately became the team's top threat in the high jump ... top performance of the indoor season came early on at the Blue and Gold Invitational where he leaped 2.06m (6-9) to book a place in the BIG EAST Indoor Championship ... also won high jump competitions at the Purdue Invitational and Notre Dame Opener ... earned all-BIG EAST honors by finishing in a tie for third at the league competition, jumping 2.02m (6-7 1/2) ... jumped 2.01m (6-7) at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... in the outdoor season, earned a runner-up finish at the Cal Poly Invitational (2.03m, 6-8) ... set a career best at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, jumping 2.10m (6-10 3/4) to finish second at the meet and earn a berth into the NCAA Mideast Regionals ... took seventh at the BIG EAST outdoor meet ... finished a strong eighth at the Mideast Regionals, jumping 2.06m (6-9) to cap a solid freshman year.

    HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year letter winner in track and field at Lincoln-Way East High School ... also earned three letters as a defensive back on the football team ... All-American in the high jump during his senior season and ranked second in the nation with a leap of 2.16m (7-1) ... won high jump titles at the 2004 Illinois Prep Top Times indoor state meet and the Illinois High School outdoor state meet ... top-ranked Illinois high jumper for the duration of the 2005 season ... 2003 USATF national champion in the intermediate boys high jump ... three-time conference and 2005 sectional high jump champion ... also a three-time team captain and MVP on Lincoln-Way East's club volleyball team that placed ninth at nationals in 2003 ... once jumped to block a field goal attempt and returned it for an 87-yard touchdown ... inducted into Lincoln-Way East's Hall of Fame in 2005 ... member of National Honor Society, student council, and Mu Alpha Theta (math society) at Lincoln-Way East ... vice president of his sophomore, junior and senior classes ... youngest of two children ... born Feb. 14, 1987 in Palos Heights, Ill. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business.

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