UND Roster

2014-15 Cross Country Roster

J.P. Malette

Middle Distance

Class Fifth Year
Height 5'10''
Hometown Windsor, ONT

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[apos]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 4×1,600m 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 4×1,600m 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.