The annual event gets underway at 3:30 p.m. at the Notre Dame Golf Course.
Jeremy Rae finished 14th in a field of 316 competitors.
Twenty-one men's teams and 16 women's squads in the field are ranked nationally.
The runner-up finish for the women was the best since 2003.
Jeremy Rae and Rebecca Tracy win individual race titles.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Competed in four meets during the cross country season ... opened with a 10th-place finish out of 36 runners at the Crusader Invitational 6K (20:01.8) ... finished second out of 77 runners in the five-mile JV race at the National Catholic Championship (25:58.0) ... finished 17th out of 127 runners in the five-mile gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational (25:06) ... closed out season with a 30th-place showing out of 105 runners in the 8K open race at the Wisconsin Invitational (25:03) ... specialized in the 5000m run during the indoor and outdoor track and field seasons ... competed at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays with a season-best time of 14:41.31 ... placed fourth at the Polytan Invitational ... competed at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... ran the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational and placed seventh ... also finished seventh in the 5000m at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... named to the Dean's List following both semesters.
AS A FRESHMAN:Competed in one cross country meet during the fall season, finishing sixth out of 53 runners at the Crusader Invitational 5K (16:04.4) ... claimed third in the 5000m (15:02.88) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational ... personal-best 14:53.94 in the 5000m at the GINA Relays ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... named to the Dean's List following both semesters.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letter-winner in cross country and track adfield at Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School ... two-time all-state choice ... eight-time all-conference selection (four cross country, four outdoor track and field) ... member of Brebeuf Jesuit's Indianapolis Conference Championship team in outdoor track as a junior ... member of the National Honor Society and the Student Athletic Leadership Council ... chosen as a regional academic all-star ... son of John and Nancy Hoard ... has one brother, John, and a sister, Jenny ... enrolled in the College of Science and is majoring in science pre-professional studies with a minor in a science, technology and values and a supplementary major in Spanish.