UND Roster

2011-12 Cross Country Roster

Patrick Smith

Middle Distance

Class Sophomore
Hometown Wilmette, IL
High School Loyola Academy

AS A SOPHOMORE: Ran in the first four meets of the cross country season … finished 14th out of 53 runners at the 5K Crusader Invitational (16:30.4) … also turned in an eighth place finish out of 77 runners in the 8K JV race at the National Catholic Championships (26:26.6) … placed 81st out of 165 runners in the 8K gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational (26:43) … closed year at the Wisconsin Invitational, running the 8K ‘B’ race in 26:19.3 … raced in one indoor and one outdoor competition … finished seventh in the 3,000 at the Notre Dame Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN: Competed only on the cross country circuit in his first season with the Irish, earning a pair of top-20 results … opened the campaign with an eighth-place finish at the Crusader Open in a time of 20:12.08 … crossed in 14th place in the ‘Open’ division at the Notre Dame Invitational, posting a time of 26:48.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four- time letterwinner in cross country and track and field … team captain during his senior season to both the cross country and track team … all-conference honors during his junior and senior seasons of cross country and track … all-city selection during his senior campaign in both cross country and track … teammate, Jack Seeberg also attended Loyola Academy … born in Evanston, Ill. … son of Patti and John Smith … has two sisters (Katie and Colleen) and one brother (John)…mother (`80),father (`79) and sister, Katie (`08) all graduated from Notre Dame. … his father wrestled at Notre Dame … sister, Katie was a member of the crew team … sister, Colleen is on the lacrosse team at Princeton.