UND Roster

2014-15 Cross Country Roster

Patrick Lesiewicz

Distance


Class Senior
Hometown Schaumburg, IL
High School Schaumburg
Bio

AS A SENIOR:Competed in five meets during the cross country season … took first out of 27 runners in the Crusader Invitational 6K (19.11.9) … placed seventh out of 91 runners in the National Catholic Championship 5m (25:09.7) … placed 77th out of 209 runners in the Notre Dame Invitational 5m (25:34.30) … registered 54th place out of 129 runners in the ACC Championship 8K (25:17.3) … earned a cross country monogram … Competed in five meets during the indoor track & field season … placed 26th of 44 runners in the 5000m run at the ACC Indoor Championships (14:50.55) … improved on that mark by nearly 10 seconds at the ACC Outdoor Championships, finishing 31st of 55 runners (14:40.80).

AS A JUNIOR: Ran in six of the seven meets during the cross country season, including at the BIG EAST and NCAA Championship meets … opened year with a fourth place finish out of 36 runners at the 6K Crusader Invitational (19:25.8) … won the five mile JV race at the National Catholic Championship (77 runners) in 25:51.6 … took 27thout of 127 runners in the gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational (25:21) … closed out regular season with an 18thplace showing out of 105 runners in the 8K open race at the Wisconsin Invitational … earned a cross country monogram … specialized in the 5,000m run … competed at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … recorded a personal best of 14:28.42 at the Hillsdale College GINA Relays … placed sixth in the 3,000m run at the Notre Dame Invitational … achieved a sixth-place finish in the 5,000m at the Blue & Gold Invitational … named to the Dean[apos]s List following both semesters … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star.

AS A SOPHOMORE:Competed in three meets during the cross country season … opened Irish career with a third place finish out of 53 runners at the 5K Crusader Invitational (15:48.5) … continued strong early season with ninth place finish out of 255 runners at the 8K National Catholic Championships (24:59) … also competed in the 8K blue race at the Notre Dame Invitational (26:10) … competed in eight indoor/outdoor track & field meets … achieved a first-place finish in the 5,000m run (14:41.65) at the Hillsdale College ‘GINA’ Relays … placed fourth in the 3,000m run, establishing a personal best (8:44.15) at the Notre Dame Blue & Gold Invitational … ran a 14:32.38 in the 5,00m run at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships for an eighth-place finish and one point for the Irish … named to the Dean[apos]s List following the fall 2011 semester … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a track & field monogram.

AS A FRESHMAN: Attended North Central College and participated in cross country and track & field.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Patrick Thomas Lesiewicz graduated from Schaumburg High School in the spring of 2010 … lettered all four years in cross country and track & field … earned all-conference honors three times in cross country and all-state accolades twice … earned a conference and regional crown in cross country and two sectional championships in track & field … named team MVP twice in cross country and three times in track & field … set the Schaumburg and Hoffman Estates course record, the meet record at the Aurora University Invitational … won the IL Peoria Notre Dame Invitational in a time of 14:25 … named team captain as a junior and senior in cross country and as a sophomore, junior and senior in track & field … participated in the National Honor Society, band, drumline and the Church Youth Ensemble … given the AP Scholar with Distinction and Roman Catholic Youth Service awards … born to Thomas and Kathy Lesiewicz in Schaumburg, Ill. … has three older brothers, Michael, Brian and Tim, and a younger sister, Karen, who is also a Notre Dame runner … brothers, Brian and Tim, ran cross country and track & field for North Central College … enrolled in the College of Science and is majoring in mathematics with a minor in actuary.