AS A SENIOR:Did not compete during the cross country season … Strung together an impressive indoor track & field season while competing in seven meets … placed 26th of 36 runners in the preliminary 800m run at the ACC Indoor Championships (1:56.05).
AS A JUNIOR: Did not run during the cross country season … competed in 13 meets for the Irish during the indoor and outdoor season … recorded a second place finish and personal best in the 800m (1:52.14) at the GVSU Second to Last Chance Meet … placed ninth in the 800m (1:53.23) and helped the 4x800m relay team finish first (7:34.19) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships to earn all-BIG EAST honors in the latter … assisted the 4x800m team to a fourth place finish (7:30.90) at the Drake Relays … placed fourth in the 800m (1:52.64) at the Polytan Invitational … ran a leg of the 4x400m, which placed fifth (3:25.72), at the Michigan State Spartan Invitational … other outdoor meets competed in were the Louisville Border Battle and the Stanford Invitational … assisted the distance medley relay team to a seventh place finish (10:01.53) and finished 11th in the 800m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … finished second with the 4x800m relay (7:37.73) at the Indiana University Relays … competed at the Alex Wilson, Meyo, and Notre Dame Invitationals … started the season with a first place finish in the 1,000m (2:31.22) at the Blue & Gold Invitational … named to the Dean[apos]s List during both semesters … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a track & field monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Did not compete during the cross country season … competed in 15 meets on the season for the Irish … helped 4x800m relay team run to a first-place finish at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a time of 7:25.97, earning an all-BIG EAST scroll … the 4x800m relay team also racked up a first-place finish at the Indiana University Relays with a 7:41.30 mark … achieved a fifth-place finish at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the distance medley relay with a 10:00.58 … was a seventh-place finish out of a field of 29 in the 800m run (1:52.64) and finished ninth at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle (1:53.64) … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in the 800 meter run in the spring season for the Irish … crossed the line in eighth (1:56.15) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational… placed third (1:54.76) in finals heat 1 at the Texas Roadhouse Border Battle … finished 12th overall … turned in his highest finish at the Purdue Dave Rankin Invitational placing fourth (1:57.66) … concluded his season by placing sixth in the Gina Relays with a time of 1:56.21 … named to the Dean[apos]s List during the fall 2010 semester.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Seven-time letter winner in football and track & field at John Adams (Ind.) … track MVP as a senior … team captain as a junior and senior … two-time conference champion … Northern Indiana all-conference selection … all-city and all-state selection … held at the time of graduation the South Bend 800m record and was part of the record-holding 3,200m relay team … National Honor Society president … senior class vice president … born in Chicago, Ill. … full name is John Bernard Favorite … son of Mike and Maureen Favorite … both parents graduated from Notre Dame in 1984 … father played football for the Irish … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters and working towards a degree in anthropology … also looking to earn a secondary degree in pre-professional studies.