The Irish welcomed in some of the nation's best teams for the 59th annual Notre Dame Invitational.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in four meets during the cross country season ... placed 36th out of 129 runners at the ACC Championship 8K (24:56.3), finishing fifth of the Notre Dame runners in the field and helping the Irish to third place ... took second out of 100 JV runners at the Notre Dame Invitational 5M (25:42.8) ... placed 66th out of 207 runners at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional 10K (32:10) ... earned a cross country monogram.
Competed in one meet - the Blue and Gold Invitational -- during the indoor track & field season, placing fourth of five runners in the one mile run (4:25.11).
AS A FRESHMAN:Competed in two meets during cross country season ... took 12thout of 276 runners on the five mile course at the National Catholic Championship (24:58.0) ... placed 74thout of 163 runners in the five mile blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (24:44) ... did not run during the track & field season ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Graduated from Piscataway High School (Piscataway, N.J.) in the spring of 2012 ... 11-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field ... was named 2012 runner up at the New Balance Indoor Track National Championship in Distance Medley Relay (All-American) ... named 2011 Gatorade Cross Country Runner of the Year ... was a 2011 Foot Locker National Meet Finalist, finished 16th (15:33) ... named 2010 state cross country champion (15:31) and all-state recipient ... named conference champion (2008, 2010 and 2011) and runner up in 2009 ... named conference champion in the mile and two mile (2010, 2011 2012) ... junior year held the conference and state record in the mile (4:10) ... participated in Life Scouts in Boy Scouts and served as Assistant Senior Patrol Leader in Boy Scouts ... cousin, Mariah, was a 2005 graduate of Notre Dame ... full name is Timothy W. Ball ... born in New Brunswick, N.J. ... son of William and Margaret Ball ... has two older brothers and one older sister ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in design.