Track & Field

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04/21/2013

Irish Dominate With 42 Top-Five Finishes At The Polytan Invitational

Margaret Bamgbose led all roster members with three event victories.

04/17/2013

Irish To Be Represented In Three Meets This Week

Notre Dame Travels to California and Bloomington, Ind.

04/13/2013

Commonwealth Squeezes Past Hoosierland By Eight Points At Fourth-Annual Border Battle

The Irish established three meets records.

04/04/2013

Track And Field Set For This Weekend's Spartan Invitational

The two-day meet gets underway Friday afternoon.

03/30/2013

Irish Close Out Strong Weekend With Winning Performances On Saturday

Notre Dame picks up four first-place finishes on the final day.

AS A SENIOR: Competed in nine meets during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons ... a second place finish in the 1,500m run, fifth place finish in the high jump and first place finish in the pole vault helped him finish sixth with 6,624 points in the decathlon at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... competed at the Louisville Border Battle in the pole vault, javelin throw and high jump ... placed third in the decathlon at the University of Cincinnati Oliver Nickoloff Invitational ... finished sixth in the heptathlon with 4,831 points at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... earned one of two Monogram Club Postgraduate Scholarships ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a spot on the Dean's List both semesters ... a member of the Notre Dame Student-Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) ... earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in seven meets during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons ... achieved a third-place finish in discus (38.55m), a second-place finish in pole vault (4.45m) and a first-place finish in the 1,500m run (4:30.75) to help him finish fifth in the decathlon at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... finished second in the decathlon at the EIU Big Blue Classic & Multi's meet, highlighted by first place finishes in the discuss (41.18m) and the 1,500m run (4:35.20) ... competed in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... earned a spot on the Dean's List both semesters ... earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 11 track & field meets, specializing in the heptathlon and decathlon ... finished fourth in the decathlon at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with 6,268 points ... placed fourth in the decathlon at the Alabama Relays (6,332 points) ... also competed in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, finishing ninth (4,067 points) ... earned fourth place in the heptathlon at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (4,475 points) ... earned a monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Multi-events competitor ... finished with best marks in the 4x400m relay (3:28.86), high jump (1.76m), pole vault (3.9m) and shot put (8.74m) ... finished third in the pole vault (4.35m), notched a jump of 1.81m in the high jump, and clocked 7.81 in the 60m dash at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... competed in four events at the Indiana Relays - clocked in at 7.95 in the 60m, long jumped 5.41m, pole vaulted 4.25m and finished the 60m hurdles in 10.06 ... scored 4,292 points at the Meyo Invitational in the heptathlon ... earned an indoor personal best in the heptathlon at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (4,390 points) ... opened the outdoor season at the Mike Poehlein Invitational, finishing the 400m in 51.82 ... competed in three events at the Border Battle: clocked 17.11 in the 110m hurdles, threw the javelin 37.24m and long jumped 5.89m ... competed in four events at the Dave Ranking Invitational: 35.71m discus throw, ran the 100m in 11.90, finished the 110 hurdles in 17.51 and vaulted 4.30m ... finished fourth at the Gina Relays and scored 6,040 points in the decathlon ... finished the season with an outdoor personal best at the BIG EAST Championships, scoring 6,187 points in the decathlon ... earned a spot on the Dean's List both semesters ... earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Nine-time letter winner in track & field, cross country, basketball and football at Lutheran South (Mo.) ... conference track & field champion as a senior ... won regional track & field championship during junior season ... three-time all-conference track & field selection ... named to the all-state track & field team as a senior ... team MVP during junior and senior campaigns ... team captain as a senior ... held school records at the time of graduation in the pole vault (14-0) and 4x400m relay (3:27.54) ... also competed in the high jump and 4x800m relay ... helped basketball team to conference championship as a junior ... team captain as a senior ... member of the National Honor Society and Spanish National Honor Society ... born in San Antonio, Texas ... son of Keith and Kathy Odegard ... mother played basketball at Air Force ... graduated from the College of Science with a degree in biological sciences.

Dean Odegard
Dean  Odegard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Louis, MO

High School:
Lutheran South

Event:
Multi-Events

Event Calendar

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January 29
TBA
Indiana University Relays
Bloomington, Ind.
RECAP
January 30
N/A
Indiana University Relays
Bloomington, Ind.
RECAP
February 5
TBA
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 6
TBA
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
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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