AS A GRADUATE STUDENT:Competed in six of the seven meets during the cross country season … finished fifth out of 91 runners in the National Catholic Championship 5m (25:05.8) … finished fifth out of 209 runners in the Notre Dame Invitational 5m (24:33.9), a performance that earned him ACC Performer of the Week … placed 45th out of 288 runners in the Wisconsin Invitational 8K (23:58) … took 11th out of 129 runners in the ACC Championship 8K (24:21.8), earning All-ACC honors … earned All-Region honors after placing fifth out of 207 runners in the NCAA Great Lakes Regional 10K (30:22) … finished 84th out of 254 runners in the NCAA Championship 10K (31:11.1) … earned a cross country monogram … Competed in four meets during the indoor track & field season … was an integral part of the Irish[apos]s ACC indoor champion distance medley relay team … capped an excellent indoor season with a ninth place finish among 10 runners at the NCAA Indoor Championships one mile run (4:05.07).
AS A SENIOR: Had promising cross country season cut short due to an injury suffered at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional that forced him to drop out of 10K race … didn[apos]t run with team at the 10K NCAA Championship race … named all-BIG EAST after finishing third out of 114 runners at the 8K BIG EAST Championship race (24:39) in helping the Irish to a third place showing out of 14 teams … competed in three regular season meets … opened year by winning the five mile National Catholic Championship (276 runners) in 24:16.0 … named BIG EAST Runner of the Week after winning the home meet … took sixth out of 163 runners in the five mile blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (23:46) … closed out regular season with a 14thplace showing out of 316 runners at the 8K Wisconsin Invitational (23:40) … earned BIG EAST Runner of the Week honors for second time this season after performance in Wisconsin … cross country team co-captain with J.P. Malette … earned a cross country monogram … missed the indoor season with an injury … competed in eight meets for the Irish during the outdoor track & field season … earned first team All-America honors in the 1,500m after placing fifth (3:51.07) … qualified for the NCAAs after claiming first in the 1,500m run with a personal best (3:39.92) at the NCAA East Preliminaries … took first in the 1,500m (3:47.76) and first with the 4x800m relay (7:34.19) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships to earn two all-BIG EAST scrolls … placed first with the 4×1,600m team (16:42.89) at the Drake Relays and also helped the 4x800m team to a fourth place finish (7:30.90) … finished fourth in the 1,500m (3:41.45) at the elite Mt. SAC Relays … ran the 800m at the Louisville Border Battle and placed second with a time of 1:50.36) … participated in first track meet of the season at the Stanford Invitational, claiming ninth in the 5,000m (13:59.32) … during the summer qualified for the World University Games for Canada in the 1,500m … placed second and brought home a silver medal for his country by finishing in 3:39.45 … participated in the Rosenthal Leadership Academy … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a track & field monogram.
AS A JUNIOR:Continued stellar career as a junior, earning all-conference and all-region accolades while competing in five meets during the cross country season … earned all-BIG EAST honors after finishing 12th out of 123 runners at the 8K BIG EAST Championships (23:55.4) … turned in solid performance at the Great Lakes Regional meet, finishing 17th out of 211 runners on the 10K course (30:41.3) … finished first on the team at the NCAA National Championships, placing 105th out of 255 runners on the 10K course (30:49.7) … opened year at the Notre Dame Invitational, crossing the finish line 73rd out of 205 runners in the 8K blue race (25:11) … placed 76th out of 270 runners at the 8K Wisconsin Invitational (24:41.0) in the last tune-up before the conference meet … won a cross country monogram … was one of the Irish[apos]s top performers, racking up seven first-place finishes on the year … won a national championship with the distance medley relay team (9:35.48) at the NCAA Indoor National Championships … ran anchor leg (mile) in 4:00.67 … ran with Johnathan Shawel, Chris Giesting and Randall Babb … was school[apos]s first indoor relay title … won two titles at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the 1,500m run (3:50.64) and in the 4x800m relay (7:25.97) … competed in the 1,500m at the NCAA East Preliminary Round … in a field of 48 participants Rae finished third in the 1,500m run (3:47.85) at the NCAA East Preliminary Round … earned two all-BIG EAST scrolls at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the mile (4:05.48) with a first-place finish and a second-place showing with his 4x800m relay teammates (7:28.57) … also teamed with Shawel, Babb and Giesting to win the DMR at the Alex Wilson Invitational and break the school mark (9:29.72) … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a track & field monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE:Competed in six cross country meets during the season … placed eighth at the National Catholic Championships (25:00) … finished 16th in the Great Lakes Regional 10K event (30.42:01) … also competed at the NCAA Championships … participated in 13 meets during the track & field season, earning All-American status in the 4,000m distance medley relay and winning four BIG EAST titles … finished ninth in the 1,500m at the NCAA Championships (3:45.53), missing All- America honors by one place … finished third at the NCAA East Regionals (3:46.75) to qualify for nationals … won a pair of BIG EAST Outdoor titles, winning the 1,500m in 3:46.38 and helping the 4x800m relay team to victory in 7:24.91 … ran a leg on the 4,000m distance medley relay team that placed fourth at the NCAA Indoor Championships (9:30.16, ND record), earning All-America honors … won two more BIG EAST titles at the indoor championships, claiming the mile title (4:08.01) and the 4x800m relay (7:25.31) … ran a leg of the 4×1,600m relay team that placed second at the outdoor Drake Relays (16:38.99) … placed second at the outdoor Mt. SAC Relays in the 1,500m (3:41.11) … won the 800m run at the outdoor Texas Roadhouse Border Battle (1:50.45) … claimed second at the outdoor Stanford Invitational in the 1,500m (3:44.09) … won the mile at the indoor Meyo Invitational (3:59.62) … claimed victory in the 800m run at the indoor Indiana University Relays (1:49.15) … opened season with victory in the 1,000m run at the indoor Notre Dame Invitational (2:22.53) … earned a monogram in both sports.
AS A FRESHMAN:First-place finish and personal best in the 800m at the Border Battle … finished in 1:51 … started the season at the Blue and Gold Invitational in the 1,000m (2:28.36) … placed second overall in the 800m … finished 1:53.46 in the 800m at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … Ran the 1,600m at the Notre Dame Invitational in 4:11.16 … 4:08.02 in the 1,600m at the Meyo Invitational … competed in the 1,600m at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships and finished in 4:12.98 … ran the 1,500m in 3:47.85 at the Stanford Invitational … second-place overall finish in the 1,500m (3:45.73) at the Mount SAC Relays … placed second in the 4×1,600m relay (16:25.57) at the Drake Relays … ran the 1,500m at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in 3:57.79 … raced at the NCAA Regionals in the 1,500m (3:51.89).
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Cross country and track standout at Lakeshore Catholic (Ontario, Canada) … four-year track team captain … conference and regional champion as a junior and senior … state champion during senior year … earned all-conference, all-city, all-state and all-Canadian honors as a senior … set the Penn Relays high school 1,600m record (4:08) … holds six different city records … Canadian junior indoor 1,000m record holder (2:25.7) … represented Canada at the 2009 Pan Am Junior Games in Trinidad … national high school indoor 1,600m champion … Canadian junior 1,500m champion … OFSAA 1,500m champion … born in Port Colborne, Ontario … son of Wayne and Tereza Rae … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in political science … unclassified graduate student in 2013-14.