• 2016 Second Team All-ACC (outdoor 4x400-meter relay)
AS A JUNIOR: Did not compete during the cross country season … raced in eight meets during the indoor and outdoor track seasons … 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) and eighth (9:49.97) in the distance medley relay (Marco, Smith Dumford) at the ACC Indoor Championships … finished in sixth in the 800m at the Stanford Invitational (1:50.22) … ended the track season with a 24th place finish in the preliminaries of the 800m (1:52.18) and helped the 4x400m relay (Stimson, Dunn, Groesch) to a second place finish at the ACC Outdoor Championships (3:14.14), earning second team All-ACC honors … named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Turned in a solid sophomore campaign competing in 12 meets between indoor and outdoor seasons … 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 26th in the 800m at the Razorback Invitational … led Irish finishers with a 10th place showing in the 800m at the Meyo Invitational (1:51.26) … finished fourth in the 800m at the Alex Wilson Invitational, also leading the Irish hoard (1:51.28) … placed 24th in the preliminaries of the 800m at the ACC Indoor Championships … competed in two relays at the Texas Relays to start the outdoors season (4x400m, 4x800m), with both teams finishing in eighth place … placed sixth in Section 4 of the 800 at the Stanford Invitational (1:51.89) … placed 10th in the 400m at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (49.33) … rated 25th in the 800m at the Georgia Tech Invitational … came in 20th in the 800 at the Jesse Owens Track Classic … part of the Irish 4x400m relay team of Chris Giesting, Harvey Smith and Alex Groesch that finished 8th at the ACC Outdoor Championships … also finished 28th in the 800m prelims at the ACC Outdoor Championships.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete during the cross country season ... competed in five meets during the indoor track & field season ... recorded a first place finish among 17 runners in the Notre Dame Invitational 800m run (1:52.09) ... competed in one outdoor meet, finishing 12th of 15 runners at the Border Battle 800m run (1:59.68).
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 if 1:53.26 in the 800m ... enrolled in the College of Engineering and majoring in mechanical engineering.