AS A JUNIOR:Competed in one meet during the indoor track & field season, vaulting to a sixth place finish (4.15m) in the pole vault at the Blue and Gold Invitational.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in nine meets during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons … competed at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … season-best vault of 4.56m came at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays … vaulted at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships … placed in the top six in three consecutive meets at the Blue & Gold Invitational (third), the Notre Dame Invitational (fifth), and the Indiana University Relays (sixth).
AS A FRESHMAN:Competed in nine meets during the indoor and outdoor track & field seasons … vaulted to a season high 4.55m at the Polytan Invitational … recorded two fourth place finishes, one seventh place finish and one ninth place finish … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … selected to the Dean[apos]s List following both semesters.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL:Patrick Joseph Krach graduated from Bishop Dwenger High School in the spring of 2011 … lettered three times in track & field and twice in soccer … specialized in the pole vault … named all-conference as a senior … has a career best leap of 15-3 … won SAC conference pole vaulting title as a senior … graduated fifth in class … participated in National Honor Society, Spanish Club, ACTS Ministry, Ping Pong Club, BD Ambassadors and Superbowl Science and Math teams … born to Daniel and Maria Krach in Fort Wayne, Ind. … has an older sister, Emily, a younger sister, Amy, and a younger brother, Matthew … father, Daniel, graduated from Notre Dame … enrolled in the College of Science and majoring in biological sciences.