The 28th-ranked Notre Dame Men's Cross Country team finished in 16th position in the 2009 Notre Dame Invitational
AS A GRADUATE STUDENT:Competed in five meets during the cross country season ... took 59th out of 209 runners in the Notre Dame Invitational 5M (25:24.4) ... placed 88th out of 288 runners in the Wisconsin Invitational 8K (24:16) ... placed 26th out of 129 runners in the ACC Championship 8K (24:46.9) ... registered 14th out of 207 runners in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional 10K (30:42), earning All-Region honors ... earned a cross country monogram ... competed in six meets during the indoor track & field season ... Achieved a second place finish among 10 runners in the one mile run finals at the ACC Indoor Championships (4:09.58) ... went on to place second among 31 runners in the 3,000m the following day at the same meet (8:16.33) ... was a member of the Irish's fourth place distance medley relay team at the NCAA Indoor Championships (9:41.90) ... continued an outstanding season at the ACC Outdoor Championships, where he finished seventh of 55 runners in the 5,000m run (14:11.50) ... one of three male Irish athletes to compete at the NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round, where he finished 38th of 48 runners in the preliminary 1,500m run (3:51.33).
AS A SENIOR:Ran in the last five meets of the cross country season, including at BIG EAST, NCAA Great Lakes Regional and the NCAA Championships ... finished second on team and 117thoverall out of 245 runners at the 10K NCAA Championships (30:53.5) ... earned all-region honors after finishing 23rdoverall out of 201 runners at the 10K NCAA Great Lakes Regional (31:46) ... finished third on team in helping the Irish to a fifth place finish out of 30 teams ... also earned all-BIG EAST honors after taking 14thout of 114 runners at the 10K BIG EAST Championships (24:58.42) ... placed third on team and helped Notre Dame take third out of 14 teams ... opened year with a 26thplace finish out of 163 runners in the five mile blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (24:16) ... closed out regular season by running in the 8K Wisconsin Invitational ... cross country team co-captain with Jeremy Rae ... earned a cross country monogram ... competed in seven track & field meets during the outdoor season for the Irish ... ran at the NCAA East Preliminaries in the 5,000m ... placed third in the 1,500m (3:47.38) at the GVSU Second to Last Chance Meet ... competed at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, placing sixth in the 1,500m (3:51.19) and ninth in the 5,000m (14:46.92) ... helped the 4x1,600m team to a first place finish (16:42.89) and the 4x800m team to a fourth place showing (7:30.90) at the Drake Relays ... finished third in the 1,500m (3:47.48) at the Louisville Border Battle ... also participated at the Mt. SAC Relays and the Stanford Invitational ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... earned a track & field monogram.
AS A JUNIOR:Ran in six meets during the cross country season ... finished 27th out of 123 runners at the 8K BIG EAST Championships (24:19.8) ... placed 35th out of 211 runners at the 10K Great Lakes Regional (31:06.7) ... also ran for the Irish at the NCAA National Championships (31:10.2) ... had a pair of top-50 finishes to open the year, placing 43rd out of 255 runners at the 8K National Catholic Championships (25:44) and 41st out of 205 runners in the 8K blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (24:51) ... warmed up for the conference meet with a 93rd place finish out of 270 runners at the 8K Wisconsin Invitational (24:45.8) ... was named a cross country co-captain with Jordan Carlson ... earned a cross country monogram ... competed in seven indoor tracks meets for the Irish ... assisted the Irish to additional first-place finishes in the 4x800m relay (7:41.30) and the 3,000m run (8:21.69) ... placed fifth in the mile (4:11.68) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... placed third in the mile at the Meyo Invitational (4:00.93) and in the 5,000m run at the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational (14:33.14) ... earned a track & field monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Ran in one cross country meet, finishing fifth at the National Catholic Championships ... competed in 12 meets during the track & field season ... participated in the 1,500m at the NCAA East Regionals ... earned four points for the Irish at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a fifth place finish in the 1,500m ... earned All-BIG EAST accolades in the mile race at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships after finishing third in 4:09.60 ... helped 4x1,600m relay team place second at the outdoor Drake Relays in 16:38.99 ... earned a monogram in track & field.
AS A FRESHMAN:Started track & field career at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a personal best in the 3,000m (8:23.78) ... ran the 800m in 1:55.15 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener ... finished in 4:17.05 in the 1,600m, Notre Dame Invitational ... finished the 1,000m in 2:32.26 at the Meyo invitational ... ran the 1,600m in 4:16.52 at the Indiana Relays ... opened the distance medley relay in 9:54.02 for a fourth- place overall finish at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... started the outdoor season at the Stanford Invitational and finished the 1,500 in 3:51.07 ... ran the 800m in 1:57.75 at the Mike Poehlein ... ran the 1,500m in 3:50.29 at the Drake Relays, ... finished in 3:49.17 at the Border Battle in the 1,500m ... ran the 1,500m in 3:52.26 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... placed fifth in the 1,500m at the Cardinal Classic.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Standout cross country and track & field student-athlete at Assumption (Ontario, Canada) ... all-Ontario selection ... set the OFSAA 3,000m freshman/sophomore record ... represented his native Canada in the World Cross Country Championships ... born in Detroit, Mich. ... son of John and Renee Malette ... one of four children ... graduated from the College of Science with a degree in science business ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a graduate student and working towards a Master of Business Administration.