UND Roster

2009-10 Cross Country Roster

Kevin Veselik


Height 6'2''
Class Senior
Hometown Clarendon Hills, IL
High School Benet Academy

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in three meets for the Irish cross country squad … finished second at the Valparaiso Invitational with a time of 20:01 … covered the 8,000-meter Notre Dame Invitational in 25:41 to finish 104th … finished 56th in 25:41 at the Pre-National Open race … opened the indoor track season with a fourth-place finish in the 5,000 meters with a time of 15:27.05 at the Blue and Gold Invitational … finished 12th in the mile at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener, clocking in at 4:31.60 … ran the Notre Dame Invitational 3,000 meters in 8:43.31 to finish 12th … finished 27th at the Meyo Invitational, running 5,000 meters in 15:04.97 … opened the outdoor season with a second-place finish in the 5,000 meters at the Mike Poehlein Invitational with a time of 15:15.57 … finished ninth in the 5,000 meters with a time of 15:17.92 at the Eastern Michigan Invitational

AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in the first two meets of the Irish season … placed fifth on the team and ninth overall at the Valparaiso Invitational … won the National Catholic Championship JV race in a time of 26:16 … saw his first action on the indoor track … top performances were his 8:42.12 3,000-meter run at the Notre Dame Opener and 15:10.93 5,000 meters at the Meyo Invitational … did not compete during the 2007 outdoor track season.

AS A FRESHMAN: Ran in one cross country meet for the Irish … took 26th overall at the National Catholic Championship, covering the Notre Dame home course in 26:09 … did not compete during the indoor track season … had a successful outdoor campaign, highlighted by BIG EAST-caliber performances in both the 5,000 and 10,000 meters … best effort in the 5,000 meters came at the Hillsdale Gina Relays where he ran 14:55.88 … saw his first action in BIG EAST competition at the outdoor league meet, running the 10,000 meters in 32:36.53 for 15th place.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Attended same high school (Benet Academy) as current Irish teammate Mike Schubert … enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters where he is studying theology … garnered Dean[apos]s List status in his first semester at Notre Dame, posting a 3.8 semester grade-point average.