UND Roster

2012-13 Cross Country Roster

Joe Miller


Class Senior
Height 5'10''
Hometown Bowling Green, OH
High School St. John's Jesuit

AS A SENIOR: Ran in two meets during the cross country season … ran for the Irish at the 10K NCAA National Championships … opened year by finishing 10th out of 255 runners (25:02) at the 8K National Catholic Championships … earned a cross country monogram … claimed fourth in his outdoor debut during the 3,000 steeplechase at the Victor Lopez Classic … runner-up at the Polytan Invitational with a time of 9:04.87 in the 3,000 steeplechase … was a 2011-12 Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a track and field monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Ran in four cross country meets, including the BIG EAST Championships, the NCAA Great Lakes Regionals and the NCAA National Championships … competed in nine track and field meets during the season … ran the 3,000m steeplechase at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … also participated in the 3,000m run at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … won the 3,000m at the indoor Indiana Relays in 8:22.61 … crossed the line second in the 3,000m at the indoor Blue & Gold Invitational … earned a monogram in cross country.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Steeplechase champion and ran a personal best at the Cardinal Classic in 8:58.77 … ran the 3,000 in 8:21.10 at the Blue and Gold Invitational … clocked 1:58.94 in the 800 at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … finished the mile in 4:12.90 for a personal best at the Notre Dame Invitational … stopped the clock at 4:13.44 in the 1,600 at the Indiana Relays … at the Meyo Invitational, ran the 3,000 for a personal-best 8:14.29 … went 8:19.56 in the 3,000 at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … opened the outdoor season running the steeplechase in 9:20.56 at the Stanford Invitational … secured a fourth-place finish in the steeplechase (9:09.58) at the Border Battle … ran 3:55.92 for a personal best in the 1,500 at the Gina Relays … ran the steeplechase in 9:07.8 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … wrapped up his season at the NCAA Regionals by finishing the steeplechase in 9:16.49.

AS A FRESHMAN: Cross country and distance runner who displayed great potential from the outset of the cross country season … picked up a second-place finish in his first cross country race at Notre Dame, recording a 24:58 at the National Catholic Championship … finished 44th at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 24:32 … posted a 24:25 at the Pre-NCAA meet, good for 47th … earned all-BIG EAST honors by running the circuit in 25:00 at the BIG EAST Championship to finish 14th … placed 20th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional in 32:01 … placed 134th at the NCAA Championship, posting a 31:26 … ran the 1,600 in his first Irish track meet, placing fourth with a 4:18.12 at the Blue and Gold Invitational … placed 12th in the 1,600 at the Notre Dame Invitational … posted a 8:31.47 in the Ryan Shay 3,000 at the Meyo Invitational, finishing 25th.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four- year letterwinner in cross country and track and St. John[apos]s Jesuit (Ohio) … won the 1,600 at the Midwest West Meet of Champions … finished 12th in the 1,600 at the Nike Outdoor Nationals … conference champion in cross country and track as a junior and senior … regional track champion as a senior … named all-conference in cross country and track for all four years of high school … named to the all-city cross country team four times and all-city track team twice … named cross country all-state as a sophomore and junior … set school records as part of the 4×800, distance medley relay and 4×400 relay teams … also set freshman records in the 800, 1,600 and 3,200 … from the same area as former Irish baseball player Tom Kraus and attended the same high school as former basketball player Zach Hillesland and current Irish thrower Andrew Hills … member of the National Honor Society … son of Jerry and Ruth Miller … one of eight children … family members Rick Anderson (`78), Gerry Anderson (`80) and Laura Miller (`08) graduated from Notre Dame … born in Toledo, Ohio … graduated from the College of Arts and Letters with a degree in psychology and earned a supplementary major in computer applications.


800m (Notre Dame Opener) 1:57.38
Mile (Notre Dame Invitational) 4:12.90
3,000m (Meyo Invitational) 8:14.29
5,000m (Alex Wilson Invitational) 14:52.70



Steeplechase (Cardinal Classic) 8:58.77