AS A SENIOR: Did not compete in 1999-2000 due to injury.
AS A JUNIOR: Participated in his first three career cross country meets, posting a season-best time of 26:09 at the ’98 Notre Dame Invitational ... best finish was a 20th in the junior varsity division at the National Catholic Championships ... ran twice in the indoor track season, once in the 800 meters and the other in the 1,000 meters ... placed third in the 800 against Indiana in 1:52.43 and second in the 1,000 with a time of 2:28.11 at the Meyo Invitational, both career bests ... ran in the 800 meters at the Purdue Open in his only outdoor race of the year.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete in cross country in 1997 ... ran middle distances in track, capturing second place at 800 and 1,000 meters during the indoor season ... finished sixth at the 1998 indoor BIG EAST championships in the 1,000-meter race ... season-best time at 1,000 meters (2:29.07) came at the Meyo Invitational, second best on the team in ‘98 ... ran in three races in the outdoor season at 800 and 1,500 meters ... best finish was a fourth at the Boilermaker Open.
AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete in cross country in 1996 ... finished sixth in the 800 meters at dual indoor meet against Indiana ... got another sixth place at the Meyo Invitational at 1,000- meters ... top finisher for the Irish in the 800-meters (heat one) at the Alex Wilson Invite .... recorded a sixth, ninth and 13th during the outdoor season.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Lettered in cross country, track and golf while at Dominican High School ... conference champion in the outdoor half mile senior year ... state runner-up in the half mile and third place in the quarter mile in ‘96 ... also qualified for state track meet in his junior campaign ... two-time state meet qualifier for cross country ... selected team captain and team MVP twice for cross country and once for track ... Dean’s List student ... born April 7, 1978 ... majoring in aeronautical engineering in the College of Engineering.