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SJU Men's Cross Country BIO
Colin Gallagher
Player Profile:
Colin Gallagher 2826745
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Haddonfield, N.J.
High School: Haddonfield Memorial
Personal Records 
               
                                 
                                                                  
Event Time Meet Course Location Year
5k
15:33.5 TCNJ Blue/Gold Rosedale Park Hopewell, N.J. 2017
8k 25:47.6 Paul Short Open Goodman Campus Bethlehem, Pa. 2016

2016: Raced five times, including three 8k races... Made collegiate debut at the TCNJ Blue/Gold Invitational, running 16:13.00 for 5k... Placed 15th overall in a field of 62 to score as SJU's #3 finisher... Posted season-best 8k (25:47.6) in the open race of the Paul Short Run... Also raced the 8k at the Rider Invitational (25:55.7), placing 52nd in a field of 129, and at the Princeton Invitational (26:23.8)... Finished the season with a 66th-place finish at the IC4A Championship, running 28:32 for five miles.

High School/Personal:
Led cross country squad to four Colonial Conference and South Jersey Group 2 Sectional titles, extending the program's dual-meet streak to 182 consecutive victories... Three-time All-Conference selection and 2015 All-South Jersey Second Team selection... Placed 48th individually at the 2015 Footlocker Cross Country Northeast Regionals as a senior captain... Helped cross country squad to back-to-back State Group 2 titles from 2013-14 and a runner-up finish in 2015... In South Jersey, cross country squad was ranked #1 in 2015 and #2 in 2014 and went undefeated over four-year span... 2016 New Jersey State Champion in the indoor 4x800m relay and runner-up outdoors... 2016 All-South Jersey Champion in the indoor and outdoor 4x800m relay... 2016 South Jersey Group 2 Sectional 3200m Champion... Ran 800m leg (1:59.34) of the DMR that placed fourth at the 2016 New Balance Indoor National Championships to earn All-American honors... Led indoor track squad to 2016 State and State Relays Group 1 Championship titles and back-to-back indoor and outdoor South Jersey Group 2 Sectional Championship titles from 2014-15... Led track squad to four-year record of 44-3... Turned in PRs in the mile (4:28), 3200m (9:41), and 5k (16:03) as a senior... Earned 10 varsity letters between cross country (4), indoor track (3), and outdoor track (3)... Recipient of the Dr. Samuel Platt Jr. Scholarship for leadership and performance in the sport of track and academic achievements... Father, Timothy, ran cross country for Haddon Township High School and The College of New Jersey and is now an elite-amateur IRONMAN triathlete... Uncle, Terry, ran track for Haddon Township High School and La Salle University... Uncle, Patrick, ran cross country for Haddon Township High School and The College of New Jersey... Grandfather, Thomas, was one of the top masters runners in the nation... Majoring in sports marketing.

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