More than 300 student-athletes, coaches and staff members reflect on one of the most successful athletic campaigns in Friar history.
Shane Quinn and Ben Connor earned All-America honors for their top-40 individual performances.
The men's race is set to go off at 1:00 p.m. in Terre Haute Ind. on Nov. 22.
The Friars finished second at the NCAA Northeast Regionals.
The men will race at Van Cortlandt Park in New York on Nov. 14.
2014-15: Cross Country … Won the Wolfie Invitational in a time of 24:53.28 (9/13)… Named BIG EAST Male Athlete of the Week (9/23)… Finished seventh at the Coast-to-Coast Battle In Beantown (9/26) in a time of 24:36.0… Finished 10th in a time of 23:56 at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on 10/17… Named BIG EAST Male Athlete of the Week (10/21)… Placed ninth at the BIG EAST Championships on 10/31 in a time of 24:01.6… Finished fourth at the NCAA Northeast Regionals (11/14) in a time of 30:31.2, collecting All-Regional honors… Placed 26th (30:41.1) at the NCAA Cross Country Championships on Nov. 22, earning All-America honors ... Indoor Track ... Finished third in the mile (4:13.66) and was a member of the DMR team that finished first (10:23.25) at the URI Coaches Invitational on Feb. 7… Placed ninth in the 3,000 meters (8:00.34) at the BU Valentine Invitational on Feb. 14… Placed second in the 5,000 meters (14:19.53) and sixth in the 3,000 meters (8:22.58) at the BIG EAST Championships on Feb. 28-Mar. 1… Placed second in the 3,000 meters (8:04.80) at the IC4A Championships on Mar. 8 … Outdoor Track ... Placed 15th in the 5,000 meters at the Raleigh Relays on March 27 (14:08.99)…Placed 21st in the 5,000 meters at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational on May 2 (14:10.96)…Placed second in the 10,000 meters at the BIG EAST Championships on May 9 (30:05.52)…Placed ninth in his heat (23rd overall) in the 5,000 meters at the NCAA East First Round on May 28-30 (14:26.72).
2013-14: Cross Country ... Won the UNH Dual Meet on Aug. 31 in a time of 18:12 ... Placed first at the Stony Brook Meet in a time of 24:38.87 on Sep. 14 ... Finished sixth at the Boston College Invitational on Sep. 27 in a time of 24:17.0 ... Placed ninth at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational in a time of 23:32 on Oct. 19 ... Finished 12th at the BIG EAST Championships in a time of 24:35 on Nov. 2 ... Placed seventh in a time of 30:24.3 at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships on Nov. 15 ... Finished 42nd (first on the team) at the NCAA Championships in a time of 30:47.8 on Nov. 23 ... Indoor Track ... Did not compete ... Outdoor Track ... Placed second in the 3,000 meters with a time of 8:17.03 at the Friar Invitational on April 12 ... Finished 10th in the 5,000 meters in a time of 14:11.21 at the Penn Relays on April 24-26 ... Placed 19th in the 10,000 meters in a time of 29:36.24 at the Payton Jordan Invitational on May 4 ... Finished fourth in the 5,000 meters (14:28.37) at the BIG EAST Championships on May 10-11.
2012-13: Cross Country ... Finished tied for 69th at the NCAA DI National Championship in Louisville, Ky. on Nov. 19 with a time of 30:30.1 ... Finished third at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship in Madison, Conn. on Nov. 9 with a time of 30:18.9 ... Placed second at the 2012 BIG EAST Championship at Van Cortlandt Park in Bronx, N.Y. on Oct. 26 with a time of 24:38.81, earning All-BIG EAST team honors... Finished 84th at the University of Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on Oct. 12 with a time of 24:13 ... Placed eighth at the Paul Short Invitational hosted by Lehigh University on Sept. 28 with a time of 24:22 ... Finished first at the Stony Brook Wolfie Invitational on Sept. 15 with a time of 25:24.45 ... Finished first at the New Hampshire Dual Meet on Aug. 31 with a time of 18:26.0 ... Indoor Track ... Won the 3,000-meters at the New England Championships in Boston, Mass. on Feb. 22-23 in a time of 8:11.47 ... Also a member of the distance medley relay team that finished first in a time of 9:45.42 at the New England Championships ... Won the 5,000 meters with a time of 14:17.45 at the BIG EAST Championships on Feb. 22-23, earning ALL BIG EAST honors... Finished third in the 3,000 meters with a personal best time of 8:01.49 at the Terrier Invitational in Boston, Mass. on Jan. 25-26 ... Finished second in the one mile run (4:12.97) at the URI Sorlien Invitational on Jan. 19 ... Outdoor Track ... Placed fourth in the 10,000 meters at the European U23 Championships in Tampere, Finland in a time of 29:49.43 on July 11... Finished seventh in his heat and 16th overall in the 5,000 meter run with a time of 14:19.29 at the NCAA DI East Preliminary Round in Greensboro, N.C. on May 23-25... Earned All-BIG EAST honors, placing second in the 5,000 meters (14:28.98) at the BIG EAST Championships on May 3-5... Placed fourth in his heat of the 5,000 meters (13:48.90) at the Mt. Sac Relays on April 18-20... Finished first in the 10,000 meters (29:30.59) at the Colonial Relays on March 5-6.
2011-12: Cross Country ... Placed 17th at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships in a time of 31:47.80 on 11/12 ... Finished 28th (24:20.90) at the BIG EAST Championships on 10/29 ... Placed 31st at the Wisconsin Adidas Invitational on 10/14 in a time of 24:18... Finished 14th (24:40) at the Paul Short Invitational on 9/30 ... Placed third at the Bryant University Nassaney Invitational (15:04.31) on 9/10 ... Indoor Track ... Placed second in the 3,000 meters (8:08.11) at the IC4A Indoor Track and Field Championships on 3/3 ... Finished fourth in the 3,000 meters (8:05.22) and was a member of the team that won the distance medley relay at the BIG EAST Championships on Feb 18-19 ... Placed 19th in the one mile event, recording a time of 4:05.68, at the Boston University Valentine Invitational on Feb 10-11 ... Finished 10th in the 3,000 meters (8:06.73) at the Boston University Terrier Invitational on Jan 27-28 ... Placed seventh at the Greater Boston Invitational in the one mile (4:11.78) on 1/22 ... Outdoor Track ... Did not compete.
Prior to Providence: Attended De La Salle College Waterford (2005-2011) ... Waterford Credit Union Athlete of the Year award winner in 2009 and 2010 ... Placed second in the 3,000 meters at the 2009 European Youth Olympic Festival (8:30.12) ... Competed for Ireland at the 2010 European Cross Country Championships,, finishing in 12th place... Has a personal best in the 3,000 meters and 5,000 meters of 8:15 and 14:26 respectively... Academic Recognition Awards in all four years of high school.
3,000 meters................... 8:00.34
5,000 meters................. 13:48.90
10,000 meters............... 29:30.59
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