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04/16/2017

Irish Fall In ACC/Big 10 Challenge

Seniors Anthony Shivers and Nathan Richartz break school records in hammer throw and pole vault

04/01/2017

Rohrer Records Seventh-Best NCAA Mark

Sophomore Anna Rohrer shatters Irish school record in first career 10,000m at Stanford Invitational

05/15/2016

Kaila Barber Wins 100m and 400m Hurdles on Last Day of ACC Outdoor Meet

The graduate student had a standout championship meet and broke the school record in the 400m hurdles.

05/14/2016

Notre Dame Advances Four More into Sunday Finals Races at ACC Championship

Sprinter Alex Groesch won his heat in the 400m and earned the last spot in the finals.

04/27/2016

Seidel, McGrath Headline Irish All-ACC Academic Team Picks

Thirty-two winter sport student-athletes named to All-ACC Academic squads

05/16/2015

ACC Outdoor Championships

ACC Outdoor Championships

AWARDS/ACCOLADES:

  • 2016 Second Team All-ACC (outdoor 4x400-meter relay).
  • 2016 ACC Academic Honor Roll.

AS A SENIOR:

  • Led the Irish in the 600m with a PR performance of 1:19.57 at the Illini Classic (indoor).
  • Also held the best time in the 800m with a PR mark of 1:49.58 at the ACC Indoor Championship.

AS A JUNIOR:  

  • Started the season with a win in the 800m (1:51.66) and in the 4x400m relay (Rutkowski, Harvel, Groesch) at the Blue & Gold Invitational (3:19.90).
  • Helped the 4x400m relay (Stimson, Smith, Groesch) to a first place finish at the Notre Dame Invitational (3:13.41).
  • Contributed to a sixth place finish by the distance medley relay (Dumford, Smith, Marco) at the Alex Wilson Invitational (9:31.20), which was the fourth-best time in school history.
  • Placed fourth (3:13.64) in the 4x400m relay (Stimson, Smith, Groesch) at the ACC Indoor Championships.
  • Helped the 4x400m relay (Stimson, Dunn, Groesch) to a second place finish at the ACC Outdoor Championships (3:14.14).

AS A SOPHOMORE: 

  • Kicked off Notre Dame tenure with a first place finish in the 800 meters at the Blue and Gold Invitational (1:52.98).
  • Also led off the third place 4x400m relay at the same event (3:26.36).
  • Placed sixth in the 600m at the Notre Dame Invitational (1:20.82).
  • Finished fourth in the 800m at the Alex Wilson Invitational, leading the Irish hoard (1:51.28).
  • Part of the Irish 4x400m relay team of Chris Giesting, Harvey Smith and Alex Groesch that finished 8th at the ACC Outdoor Championships.

AS A FRESHMAN:  

  • Recorded a first place finish among 17 runners in the Notre Dame Invitational 800m run (1:52.09).

PREP AND PERSONAL: 

  • Graduated from Frank Cox High School in the spring of 2013.
  • Competed in the middle distance events, specializing in the 800m, 1,000m and 4x800m relay.
  • Has PR of 1:53.26 in the 800m.
  • Enrolled in the College of Engineering and majoring in mechanical engineering.

LINK TO TFRRS PROFILE:

Patrick O'Connell
Patrick  O'Connell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, VA

High School:
Cox

Event:
Middle Distance

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