2008-09 (JUNIOR-R): Indoor: Earned All-America honors as a carry on the distance medley relay team ... ran the 800m leg on the seventh-place team at NCAAs ... recorded an automatic NCAA qualification at the Alex Wilson Invitational in the DMR, finishing in 9:31.81, which is the second-fastest time in school history ... took fifth in the 800m at Big Tens, finishing with a time of 1:51.78 ... recorded a provisional time in the 800m, finishing in 1:50.19 in the prelims at Big Tens ... ran a career-best time of 1:20.32 in the 600m at the Gladstein Invitational. Outdoor: Recorded a career best in the 800m at the Indiana Invitational, finishing in 1:50.69 ... helped the Hoosiers to an eighth-place finish in the 4x400m relay at Big Tens, finishing in 3:17.22.
2007-08 (SOPHOMORE-R): Crossed the finish line in 27:29.57 at the Indiana Intercollegiates 8K for a personal best ... also competed in the Indiana Invitational (29:22) and in the Roy Griak Invitational (27:31) ... recorded personal-best times in the 600 (1:21.24 - Indiana Open) and 800 (1:53.23 - Meyo Invitational) during the indoor season ... also ran a leg of IU's 4x800-meter relay team that recorded a season-best time of 7:43.69 at the Big Ten/SEC Challenge during the indoor season ... clocked a team-best 1:52.92 in the 800-meters at the Indiana Invitational during the outdoor season ... also recorded a PR in the 1,500-meters (4:05.60 - Alabama Relays) ... ran a leg of IU's Drake Relays champion Distance Medley Relay team, and anchored the Hoosiers' 4x800-meter relay team to a time of 7:37.51 at the Alabama Relays.
2006-07 (FRESHMAN-R): Did not compete.
2005-06: Redshirt year ... ran a personal best in the 800-meters during the indoor track season with a time of 1:53.69.
PREP: Three-time state qualifier in the 800-meters and 4x800-meter relay ... a member of the state runner-up cross country team as a senior ... member of the state champion 4x800-meter relay squad as a junior that set a state record ... took a 13th-place finish in the 800-meter as a sophomore ... during junior year, ran a leg of the 4x800-meter relay, which finished fifth overall ... posted a sixth-place finish in the 800-meters also as a junior ... competed at the Nike Indoor Championships where he ran in the 4x800-meter relay ... earned Hamilton County champion status on 10 different occasions ... a four-time MIC conference champion.
PERSONAL: Born Dec. 23, 1986 ... business major ... son of Lee and Gail Bardach.
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