UND Roster

2008-09 Cross Country Roster

James Millar

Middle Distance


Height 6'3''
Class Senior
Hometown Granger, IN
High School South Bend St. Joseph's
Bio

AS A JUNIOR: Made one appearance for the Irish cross country team, placing 122nd at the Notre Dame Invitational Gold race … top performance of the indoor campaign was his career-best 8:45.67 effort in the Meyo Invitational 3,000 meters … focused exclusively on the 3,000-meter steeplechase outdoors … ran a career-best time of 9:43.80 in the event at the Spartan Invitational … local product will look to expand his role on the cross country team and post a few BIG EAST qualifications in 2008.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Made the move from middle distance specialist to cross country runner and miler … competed in three cross country meets for the Irish … placed third on the team and sixth overall at the Valparaiso Invitational, running the 8,000-meter course in 26:28 … took 24th overall at the National Catholic Championship, running the Notre Dame home course in 26:03 … nearly broke 26 minutes on the same course during the Notre Dame Invitational Gold Race, taking 43rd place in 26:01 … ran the mile and 3,000 meters during the indoor season … top mile time came at the Alex Wilson Invitational where he ran 4:19.49 … best 3,000-meter performance was run at the Notre Dame Invitational as he covered the distance in 8:48.94 … ran both the 1,500 and 5,000 meters outdoors … ran 4:05.44 over 1,500 meters at the Indy Relays … top 5,000-meter race came at the Hillsdale Gina Relays (15:29.77).

AS A FRESHMAN: Did not compete during the 2004 cross country season … top performance of the indoor track season came at the Alex Wilson Invitational, covering 800 meters in 1:56.67 … also ran well at the Meyo Invitational, posting a time of 2:31.89 in the 1,000 meters … top 800-meter run of the outdoor campaign was 1:58.69 at the Indy Relays.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letterwinner in cross country and track and field at St. Joseph High School … took fifth place at the Indiana state championships in the 4×800-meter relay, competing with future Irish teammate Daniel Bradley … the relay set school, city, conference, regional, and city records and attained the rank of 21st in the nation (7:51.00) … earned all-conference honors during his junior and senior campaigns in both track and cross country … cross country team MVP as a sophomore and senior … captained the track team as a senior … son of Audrey Lynn and John Millar … father, John, ran cross country and track at the University of Western Ontario and currently coaches the Irish track and field sprint squads … born June 27, 1986 in Austin, Texas … enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business with a major in accounting.