The annual event gets underway at 3:30 p.m. at the Notre Dame Golf Course.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete during the cross country season.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete during the cross country season ... Competed in four meets during the indoor trackandfield season ... Finished ninth among 19 runners in the 800m run at the Victor Lopez Classic in what was his lone outdoor meet.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Graduated from Tippecanoe High School (Tipp City, Ohio) in the spring of 2013 ... earned 12 letters in cross country, track and field and swimming ... state cross country qualifier, finished 57th (16:13) ... earned two fifth-place finishes at the 2013 state track meet (800m - 1:53.42 and 4x800m - 7:52.57) ... junior year, took sixth place in the 800m run (1:55.25) at the state championships ... three-time state swimming qualifier ... active in National Honor Society, Student Senate, Spirit Committee, Octagon Service Club, choir and Young Neighbors in Action Service Group ... class president ... mother, Jeanne, played tennis at Miami University (Ohio) ... grandfather, H. Royer, played football at Williams University ... full name is Grant Royer Koch ... born in Tipp City, Ohio ... son of David and Jeanne Koch ... has three older sisters ... enrolled in the College of Science and majoring in biology.