UND Roster

2008-09 Track and Field Roster

Michael Schubert


Height 6'5''
Class Senior
Hometown Naperville, IL
High School Benet Academy

AS A JUNIOR: Once again competed as Notre Dame[apos]s top shot putter … best throw of the indoor season came early on at the Blue and Gold Invitational (16.31m, 53-6 1/4) … went 15.74m (51-7 3/4) at the Notre Dame Invitational for third place … threw 15.94m (52-3 3/4) at the Meyo Invitational … placed fifth at the BIG EAST indoor meet, scoring points for the eventual team champions … tossed the shot 15.90m (52-2) at the league meet … top outdoor performance was his career-best throw of 16.13m (52-11) in the shot put at the Mike Poehlein Invitational … placed second at the meet … will look to break into 17-meter territory in his final season with the Irish.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Made great progress in the shot put … set a career best early in the indoor season at the Purdue Invitational (14.90m, 48-10 3/4) … finished second in the shot at the Notre Dame Invitational, establishing a career best with a toss of 15.74m (51-7 3/4) … threw the shot 15.31m (50-2 3/4) at the Meyo Invitational … qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor Championship in shot put, eventually finishing sixth with a career-best throw of 16.08m (52-9 1/4) … set an outdoor career best in the shot put at the Notre Dame Spring Opener, winning the event with a toss of 15.76m (51-8 1/2) … earned another BIG EAST qualifying mark with a career-long 45.80m (150-3) effort in the hammer throw at the Miami (Ohio) Invitational … won the shot put competition at the Indy Relays (15.26m, 50-0 3/4) … finished 11th in the shot put at the BIG EAST outdoor meet.

AS A FRESHMAN: Notre Dame[apos]s primary shot put specialist … posted a strong early-season throw of 14.85m (48-8 3/4) at the Blue and Gold Invitational … also won the Notre Dame Opener with a toss of 14.76m (48-5 1/4) … qualified for the BIG EAST indoor meet and took eighth in the shot put (14.81m, 48-7 1/4) … threw his outdoor season best at the Indy Relays, finishing first with a 14.92m (48-11 1/2) effort … scored points at the BIG EAST outdoor meet by placing sixth in the shot put with a 14.79m (48-6 1/4) toss.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Three-year letter-winner in both track & field and football at Benet Academy … school-record shot put mark of 17.625m (57-10) … a third-place finisher in the shot put at the Midwest Senior Spotlight meet as a senior … sixth-place showing at the Illinois state meet … three-time conference champion in the shot put … track MVP final two seasons … team captain of his football and track squads as a junior and senior … three-time all-conference athlete in track & field … all-conference and all-city offensive lineman his senior year … member of the National Honor Society … born March 25, 1986 in Hinsdale, Ill. … has three siblings … sister, Beth, played volleyball at Saint Mary[apos]s University in Minnesota … brother, Steve, is a member of the track and field team at Valparaiso University … enrolled in the College of Engineering as a civil engineering major.