Dec. 8, 1997
Shay Qualifies for World Junior Cross Country Championships
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Notre Dame freshman Ryan Shay placed fourth at the United States Junior National Cross Country Championships in Portland, Ore., this past weekend. With his finish, Shay has qualified to represent the United States at the World Junior Cross Country Championship in March 1998, in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Shay, who came to Notre Dame after a standout career at Central Lake High School in Central Lake, Mich., recently completed a freshman season in which he helped the Irish win their first BIG EAST championship and place 12th at the NCAA championships.