AS A SENIOR: Competed exclusively during the outdoor season in two meets … saw first action at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge, where finished fifth in the 5,000 meters (14:58.11) … placed 29th in the 10,000 meters at the Gina Relays (32:00.91) … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR:Did not compete during the cross country season.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in four meets during the cross country season … opened with a 10thplace finish out of 36 runners at the 6K Crusader Invitational (20:01.8) … finished second out of 77 runners in the five mile JV race at the National Catholic Championship (25:58.0) … finished 17thout of 127 runners in the five mile gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational (25:06) … closed out season with a 30thplace showing out of 105 runners in the 8K open race at the Wisconsin Invitational (25:03) … specialized in the 5,000m run during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons … competed at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays with a season best time of 14:41.31 … placed fourth at the Polytan Invitational … competed at the Alex Wilson Invitational … ran the mile at the Notre Dame Invitational and placed seventh … also finished seventh in the 5,000m at the Blue & Gold Invitational … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … named to the Dean’s List following both semesters.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed in one cross country meet during the fall season, finishing sixth out of 53 runners at the 5K Crusader Invitational (16:04.4) … claimed third in the 5,000m (15:02.88) at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … personal-best 14:53.94 in the 5,000m at the GINA Relays … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … named to the Dean’s List following both semesters.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eight-time letterwinner in cross country and track & field at Brebeut Jesuit Preparatory School … two-time all-state choice … eight-time all-conference selection (four cross country, four outdoor track & field) … member of Brebeut Jesuit’s Indianapolis Conference Championship team in outdoor track as a junior … member of the National Honor Society and the Student Athletic Leadership Council … chosen as a regional academic all-star … son of John and Nancy Hoard … has one brother, John and a sister, Jenny … enrolled in the College of Science and is majoring in science pre-professional studies with a minor in a science, technology and values and a supplementary major in Spanish.