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AS A SENIOR: Won the season-opening Crusader Open cross country race in 19:34.50 ... placed first in the 5,000m run at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational in 15:09.99 ... posted best mile time of season at the Notre Dame Invitational (4:16.33) ... ran the 5,000 at the BIG EAST Conference Indoor Championships ... finished 14th overall in the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational.

AS A JUNIOR: Ran the 5,000 at the Blue and Gold Invitational in 14:44.97 ... ran the 3,000 in 8:54.73 at the Notre Dame Invitational ... did not compete the rest of the season due to injury.

AS A SOPHOMORE:Distance and cross country runner who picked up his first career cross country win at the National Catholic Championship in 24:54 ... finished fourth at the Notre Dame Invitational after posting a 24:32 ... finished 10th at the Pre-NCAA meet, taking 24:55 to complete to the circuit ... finished seventh at the BIG EAST Cross Country Championships in 25:07 ... placed seventh at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional, helping the Irish move on to the NCAA Championships ... ran the NCAA Championships in 32:23, finishing 18th while helping the Irish finish 19th in the nation ... ran distance events during the track season ... finished fourth in the 5,000 at the Blue and Gold Invitational in 14:33.72 ... won the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener in 8:37.10 ... ran the 1,600 (4:14.76) to finish eighth at the Notre Dame Invitational ... top finisher for the Irish in the Ryan Shay 3,000 at the Meyo Invitational in 8:25.55, good for 21st ... finished 13th in the 3,000 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... ran the 3,000 in 8:15.02 at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... ran the 1,500 at the Hillsdale Relays and placed third ... finished seventh in the 5,000 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... concluded his season by finishing 13th in the 5,000 at the Georgia Tech Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in four cross country meets for the Irish ... finished third in his collegiate debut in 24:53 at the National Catholic Championship ... ran the Notre Dame Invitational in 24:36 to finish 34th ... finished 240th in 26:00 at the Pre-National meet ... ran the BIG EAST Championship course in 25:18 to finish 51st ... opened the indoor track season with a seventh-place finish in the 1,600 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, clocking in at 4:21.19 ... ran the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Invitational in 8:32.71 to finish fourth ... finished 16th in the 5,000 at the Alex Wilson Invitational in 15:03.28 ... ran the 3,000 steeplechase during the outdoor season ... finished 15th at the Stanford Invitational in 9:29.70 ... clocked in at 9:54.94 to finish eighth at the Eastern Michigan Invitational.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Earned 11 letters in three different sports (cross country - 3, indoor track - 4, outdoor track - 4) at Unionville (Pa.) ... three-time cross country and outdoor track and field champion ... earned all-conference and all-state honors in cross country (2006), indoor track (2006, 2007) and outdoor track (2006, 2007) ... school record holder in the 1,600 and 3,200 ... member of record-holding teams in the 4x800 relay and the distance medley relay at Unionville ... named an indoor All-American in the 5,000 and an outdoor All-American in the 3,200 ... born June 12, 1988, in Lake Forest, Ill. ... son of Joan and Kent Springer ... has two younger siblings ... graduated in May 2011 from the Mendoza College of Business ... majored in marketing.

SPRINGER'S CAREER INDOOR BESTS

3,000m (Notre Dame Invitational) 8:54.73
5,000m (Blue & Gold Invitational) 14:44.97

Paul Springer
Paul  Springer

Hometown:
Kennett Square, PA.

High School:
Unionville

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/12/1988

Graduated:
2011

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
12 wins
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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