Cross Country



Irish Cross Country Squads Set For National Championships

This year's races are in Louisville, Ky., Saturday.


Irish Wrap Up Regular Season at Wisconsin Adidas Invitational

Jeremy Rae finished 14th in a field of 316 competitors.


Nationally-Ranked Irish Set For Strong Field At Wisconsin Invitational

Twenty-one men's teams and 16 women's squads in the field are ranked nationally.


Women Place Second, Men Third At 57th Annual Notre Dame Invitational

The runner-up finish for the women was the best since 2003.


Both Irish Teams Claim National Catholic Championship Crowns

Jeremy Rae and Rebecca Tracy win individual race titles.


9/30 Notre Dame Invitational

Women's Blue Division placed 5th in the Notre Dame Invitational, while the Men's Blue placed 11th on September 30th.

AS A SENIOR: Competed in five meets during the cross country season ... placed fourth out of 33 runners in the Crusader Invitational 5K (18:17.9) ... placed 29th out of 91 runners in the National Catholic Championship 5K (18:38.8) ... competed in the Notre Dame Invitational 5K (19:26.8) and Wisconsin Invitational 6K (22:05) ... finished 70th out of 140 runners in the ACC Championship 6K (22:09.3) ... competed in five meets during the indoor track & field season ... Placed 36th of 43 runners in the ACC Indoor Championships 5000m run (18:14.45) ... competed in one meet during the outdoor track & field season ... placed ninth of 13 runners in the Border Battle 5000m run (18:14.45).

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in three meets during the cross country season ... opened year with a third place finish out of 104 runners in the 5K JV race at the National Catholic Championship (18:57.5) ... followed up with a 54th place showing out of 116 runners in the 5K gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational (18:58) ... closed campaign with a 35thplace performance out of 107 runners in the 6K open race at the Wisconsin Invitational (21:59) ... ran in 11 meets during the indoor & outdoor track & field season ... participated at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 800m ... also participated in the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, placing second with the 4x800m relay team (8:40.59) to earn all-BIG EAST honors and seventh in the 1,000m (2:53.28) ... a member of the 4x400m relay team that placed fifth (4:03.61) at the Louisville Border Battle ... at the Meyo Invitational placed second and set personal best in the 1,000m (2:51.10) ... kicked off the indoor season with a first place finish in the mile (4:59.05) at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... placed fifth in the 1,000m (2:55.43) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... as a member of the 4x800m relay team, placed third (9:13.76) at the Indiana University Relays ... earned a track & field monogram ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Ran in five meets during the cross country season ... placed 37th out of 138 runners at the 6K BIG EAST Championships (21:20.7) and 30th out of 227 runners at the 6K NCAA Great Lakes Regional (21:24.7) ... also ran for the Irish at the 6K NCAA National Championships ... opened season by competing in the 5K blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished 16th out of 108 runners in the 6K "B" race at the Wisconsin Invitational (21:49.9) ... earned a cross country monogram ... participated in 13 indoor/outdoor meets for the Irish ... racked in a first-place finish in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle (10:31.14) ... picked up first-place finishes in the 4x800m relay at the Drake Relays (8:35.89) and at the Indiana University Relays (8:54.80) ... placed second in the 4x800m relay (8:39.24) and fourth in the 800m run (2:14.06) at the BIG EAST Indoor Track & field Championships, earning one all-BIG EAST citation ... picked up an eighth-place finish in the 3,000m steeplechase (10:28.56) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Track & Field Championships ... participated in the NCAA East Preliminary Round ... earned a track & field monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in 12 meets during the track & field season ... helped 4x800m relay team to fourth-place finish (8:51.63) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... scored points for the Irish in the 1,000m run at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships, placing fifth in 2:53.57 ... also helped 4x800mm relay team finish fourth (8:59.71) ... placed third at the outdoor Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational in the 800m run (2:16.74) ... claimed second in the 1,500m run at the outdoor Stanford Invitational (4:33.93) ... finished third in the 1,000m run (2:51.45) in the indoor Meyo Invitational ... helped 4,000m distance medley team to second-place showing (11:51.95) at the indoor Indiana University Relays ... placed fourth in the 1,000m run (2:55.56) at the indoor Notre Dame Invitational ... also helped 4x400m relay team to second place finish (3:54.35) ... claimed third at the indoor GVSU Bob Eubanks Open in the 800m run (2:12.71) ... won the 1,000m run at the indoor Blue & Gold Invitational (2:55.88) ... earned a monogram.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Helped track & field team to three conference championships ... regional and state champion during senior track campaign ... nationally ranked during junior and senior campaigns in track & field ... four-year all-conference recipient in track & field ... seven-time all-state honoree between cross country and track & field ... finished sixth at the Nike Indoor National Meet ... held school record in the mile at the time of graduation (4:49) ... member of student government ... daughter of Martin and Beverly Schulz ... has four siblings, Eric, Roman, Brittany and John ... Eric played football at Georgetown ... Roman played football at Butler ... John played football at Valparaiso ... graduated from the College of Science with a degree in science business.

McKinzie Schulz
McKinzie  Schulz


Naperville, IL

High School:
Benet Academy

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