UND Roster

2013-14 Track and Field Roster

Brendan Dougherty

Sprints


Class Senior
Height 5'10''
Hometown Sioux City, IA
High School Bishop Heelan Catholic
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Competed in 16 meets for the Irish … finished off the season with a 23rd place finish with the 4x400m team (3:10.14) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships to earn honorable mention All-America honors … placed first and ran a personal best in the 400m (47.00) at the GVSU Second to Last Chance Meet … at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships finished sixth in the 400m (47.30) and 4x400m (3:14.82) … notched a third-place victory in the 4x400m relay (3:05.87) at the Drake Relays … placed third in the 200m (21.84) and first in the 4x100m relay (40.96) at the Polytan Invitational … finished third in the 400m (47.70), first with the 4x400m team (3:12.03) and second with the 4x100m team (40.88) at the Louisville Border Battle … had a fifth-place finish in the 400m (47.64) while also assisting the 4x400m team to a first-place finish (3:06.71) at the Stanford Invitational … finished fourth in the 400m (47.47) and first in the 4x400m relay (3:07.65) at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Classic … turned in a third place finish in the 400m (47.07) and a second place finish in the 4x400m relay (3:08.28) at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships to earn all-BIG EAST honors in both events … helped the 4x400m relay team to a second place finish (3:13.32) at the Indiana University Relays … placed fourth in the 400m (48.49) and first in the 4x400m relay (3:12.68) at the Notre Dame Invitational … two first place finishes at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open in the 400m (48.88) and in the 4x400m relay … began the indoor season with a first place finish in the 500m (1:03.64) and a first place finish in the 4x400m relay (3:14.50) at the Blue & Gold Invitational … earned a monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in 15 meets on the year … ran with the 4x400m relay team at the NCAA Outdoor Championships … helped team qualify for the NCAA Championships at the NCAA East Preliminary Round by running a school-record time of 3:06.20 to finish ninth overall … teamed with Patrick Feeney, Mitch Lorenz and Chris Giesting … helped his 4x400m relay teammates to five first-place finishes … earned all-conference honors at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships after helping 4x400m relay team finish second (3:11.33) … recorded a personal best in the 400m by finishing eighth in the preliminaries at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships (47.75) … started out the indoor season with a first-place finish at the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational in the 4x400m relay (3:18.36) and a third-place finish in the 400m (48.46) … earned a monogram.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Ran as a member of the sprints unit … earned a monogram … raced in the 200m, 400m and 500m in second season with the team … earned best time in 200m on the outdoor season at the Purdue Mike Poehlein Invitational, crossing in 22.80 while winning finals heat and placing ninth overall in the event … best time in the event on the indoor circuit came at the Notre Dame Invitational after finishing in 22.88 to win finals heat and place fourth overall … strongest time in 400m outdoors came at the BIG EAST Championships during preliminary heat, finishing in 48.24 to place eighth and qualify for the finals … in said finals, finished eighth with a time of 49.04 … quickest time in the 400m on the indoor circuit came at the Blue & Gold Invitational with a mark of 49.11, good for fourth place … only competed in the 500m dash on the indoor season, winning a three man race at the Notre Dame Invitational in 1:05.31.

AS A FRESHMAN: Opened Notre Dame career at the Blue and Gold Invitational … ran the 400m (50.68) and teamed with the 4x400m relay (3:28.86) … placed fourth overall in the open 400m (50.25) at the Notre Dame Invitational … at the same meet, opened the 4x400m relay (3:27.84) … ran the 400m in a personal-best 49.49 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … first BIG EAST Indoor Championships appearance saw him go 50.44 in the 400m open … opened the outdoor season at the Mike Poehlein Invitational with a 50.07 in the 400m … in the 400m at the Border Battle, cross the line in 50.34 … ran the second leg of the 4x400m relay that finished in 3:21.22 at the meet … at the Dave Rankin Invitational, ran the 400m in 51.39.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seven-time letter winner in track & field, football and baseball at Bishop Heelan Catholic (Iowa) … anchored the 4x400m relay state record-setting tandem as a senior … helped team to conference and state track & field championships during senior campaign … named all-conference, all-city and all-state in track & field during senior season … track & field team captain during final year … helped football team to four conference championships … team went undefeated and won the state title during senior season … also played in the infield for the baseball team … voted the American Legion Iowa Boys State governor … born in Sioux City, Iowa … son of Marty and Laurie Dougherty … has six siblings … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in marketing.