Track & Field

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AS A SOPHOMORE: Provided depth to the Irish hurdle crew ... best time indoors was an 8.75-second effort in the 60-meter hurdles ... ran his best 110-meter hurdle time of the season at the Mike Poehlein Invitational (16.20) ... looking to make big progress in 2008.

AS A FRESHMAN: Performed well in the hurdles in his first season with the Irish ... just missed qualifying for the BIG EAST Indoor Championship at the Notre Dame Opener with a time of 8.59 seconds (one-hundredth of a second off of the BIG EAST qualifying standard) ... concentrated on the 110-meter hurdles throughout the outdoor season ... best effort came at the Hillsdale Gina Relays, where he posted a time of 15.55 seconds.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-year letterwinner in track & field at Loyola Academy ... also earned a letter in cross country ... 2005 regional champion in the 110-meter hurdles ... conference high jump champion in 2005 ... all-conference honoree in three different events during his sophomore, junior, and senior seasons ... three-time track team MVP and served as captain during his senior campaign ... personal bests of 14.5 in the 110-meter hurdles, 40.3 in the 300-meter hurdles, and 1.98m (6-6) in the high jump ... father, Thomas, ran track at Notre Dame from 1977-81 and aunt, Jenny, competed in track at St. Thomas ... oldest of three children ... born May 2, 1987 in Chicago, Ill. ... enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters.

Patrick Needham
Patrick  Needham

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, IL

High School:
Loyola Academy

Height:
6-5

Event:
Sprints

Birthdate:
05/02/1987

Event Calendar

Delta

January 30
N/A
Indiana University Relays
Bloomington, Ind.
RECAP
February 5
TBA
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 6
NTS
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 12
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 12
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 20
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 26
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 27
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
March 11
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 12
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 18
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 19
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 25
3:00 PM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 25
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
March 26
10:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 26
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
April 1
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 2
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 8
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 9
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 16
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky.
April 22
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 23
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 28
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 28
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 30
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 30
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind.
May 14
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 15
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 16
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 26
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 27
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 28
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
June 8
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 9
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 10
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 11
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.

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