UND Roster

2012-13 Track and Field Roster

Johnathan Shawel

Middle Distance


Class Freshman
Hometown Placentia, CA
High School Troy
Bio

AS A SENIOR: Did not run during the cross country season … won a national championship with the distance medley relay team (9:35.48) at the NCAA Indoor National Championships … ran opening leg (1,200m) in 2:57.46 … ran with Chris Giesting, Randall Babb and Jeremy Rae … was school[apos]s first indoor relay title … represented the Irish in twelve track & field meets … racked up a second-place finish in the 1,500m run (3:45.86) and in the 4x800m (7:28.57) at the BIG EAST Indoor Track & Field Championships, earning two all-BIG EAST scrolls … finished second in the 1,500m (3:51.97) and first in the 4x800m relay (7:25.88) at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, earning two more all-conference citations … competed at the NCAA Outdoor Championships in the 1,500m, finishing in a time of 3:47.36 … also teamed with Giesting, Babb and Rae to win the DMR at the Alex Wilson Invitational and break the school mark (9:29.72) … earned a track and field monogram.

AS A JUNIOR: Competed in three cross country meets, earning all-BIG EAST honors at the BIG EAST Championships after finishing seventh in 26:10.3 … competed in 11 meets during the track and field season … participated in both the NCAA Indoor and Outdoor National Championships … finished 13th in the 1,500m finals at the outdoor championships … helped 4,000m distance medley team place fourth at the indoor championships, earning All-America honors and setting a new Notre Dame record in the event (9:30.16) … finished seventh in the 1,500m at the NCAA East Regionals to qualify for the national championships … earned All-BIG EAST accolades in the 1,500m and 4x800m relay at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … finished second in the 1,500m (3:46.97) … helped 4x800m relay team win title (7:24.91) … won a pair of BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the 1,000m (2:26.94) and 4x800m relay (7:25.31) … helped 4×1,600m relay team place second at the outdoor Drake Relays (16:38.99) … earned a monogram in both sports.

AS A SOPHOMORE: First in the 1,000 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships, finishing in 2:24.69 … 800 champion at the Mike Poehlein Invitational in 1:53.11 … started indoor season at the Blue and Gold Invitational … ran the 3,000 in 8:34.26 … anchored the 4×400 relay at the Notre Dame Indoor Opener … finished in 3:28.47 … finished the 800 in 1:53.83 at the same meet for a fourth-place showing … anchored the champion distance medley relay at the Indiana Relays … set a personal best at the Meyo Invitational in the 1,600 (4:07.65) … ran the 1,000 at the same meet and stopped the clock in 2:22.76 … finished second overall in the 4x800m relay at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … ran the distance medley relay at the Alex Wilson Invitational … finished in 9:40.30 … third in the 1,500 at the Stanford Invitational in a 3:47.54 … finished the 1,500 in 3:46.77 for a personal best and fourth-place finish at the Mount SAC Relays … recorded a second-place finish in the 4×1,600 (16:25.57) at the Drake Relays … ran the 1,500 in 3:52.36 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships … took second in the 1,500 at the Cardinal Classic in 3:48.55 … competed in the 1,500 at the NCAA Regionals … finished in 3:59.19.

AS A FRESHMAN: Started the season at the Blue and Gold Invitational with a first-place finish in the 800 in 1:55.82 … set a personal best in the 800 at the Indiana Invitational with a 1:52.85 … ran in the preliminaries of the 800 at the BIG EAST indoor meet … won the 1,500 at the Mike Poehlein Invitational to start the outdoor season … finished fifth at the Ole Miss Invite in the 800.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Letter winner all four years in cross country and track and field at Troy (Calif.) … captain of cross country and track teams during his junior and senior campaigns … honored as MVP in both cross country and track during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons … eight-time all-conference selection … eight-time all-city selection … set the school record in the 1,600 (4:14) … Orange County Freeway League Athlete of the Year … born in Los Angeles, Calif. … graduated from the Mendoza College of Business with a degree in Finance … enrolled in graduate studies.