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SJU Men's Cross Country BIO
David Dorsey
Player Profile:
David Dorsey 1879157
Year: Senior
Hometown: Emmitsburg, Md.
High School: Catoctin
Personal Records
             
                                   
                                  
                                 
        
Event Time Meet Course Location Year
6k 19:07.6 Big 5 Invitational Belmont Plateau Philadelphia, Pa. 2015
8k 24:33.2 Princeton Invitational West Windsor Fields Princeton, N.J. 2016
8.4k 27:02.3 Spiked Shoe Blue/White Golf State College, Pa. 2014
10k 31:35 Mid-Atlantic Regional Blue/White Golf University Park, Pa. 2016


2017 Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team
2016 IC4A All-East Team (11th)

2016 Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team
2016 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team

2016 SJU Most Valuable Performer
2016 SJU Most Outstanding Performer
2015 CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
2015 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team
2014 SJU Academic Award (Co-Recipient)
Two-time Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (10/7/14, 10/21/14)

2016: Raced six times and scored in a team-high six meets… One of seven Hawks to race in all three championship meets and one of two Hawks to score in all three… One of two Hawks to run sub-25:00 for 8k, and the only Hawk to do that twice... Placed 29th in a field of 123 at the Atlantic 10 Championship, clocking in with an 8k time of 25:35.8 to cross as SJU's #4 finisher... Placed 37th in a field of 150 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship with a collegiate-best 10k time of 31:35 to finish as SJU’s #2 runner… Ran 26:15 for five miles to close the season with a 11th-place finish at the IC4A Championship, scoring as SJU’s #2 finisher… Ran collegiate-best 8k (24:33.2) to finish 10th in a field of 277 at the Princeton Invitational... Turned in 8k time of 24:39.8 for 82nd in a field of 336 at the Paul Short Run… Led all SJU runners in both meets... Princeton time was SJU's fastest 8k of the season and Paul Short time was SJU's second-fastest 8k of the season… Led all SJU runners with a 25th-place finish in a field of 110 at the Harry Groves Spiked Shoe Invitational 8.4k (27:22.1)... Named to both the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for both semesters.

2015: Raced in six races and scored in five... Turned in SJU's top performance with a 33rd-place finish at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship 10k (31:42.4)... Finished as SJU's #5 runner at the Atlantic 10 Championship 8k (25:18.3) en route to a 30th-place showing to help the Hawks to the team title... Finished as SJU's #7 runner at the IC4A Championship five-mile run (26:28.3) to place 31 overall... Turned in SJU's top performance at the Big 5 Invitational 6k (19:07.6) for fourth overall to lead SJU to the team title... Turned in collegiate-best 8k (25:01) for 59th at the Paul Short Run and placed 93rd at the Princeton Invitational 8k (25:32.5), finishing as SJU's #5 runner at both... Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters.

2014: Raced in and scored in all seven meets... SJU's #4 runner and top rookie... One of five runners to both race in and score at all three major meets... Finished 41st at the Atlantic 10 Championships 8k (25:45.5) and 91st at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional 10k (32:37.7 PR) to finish fifth for SJU at both meets... Was SJU's #3 runner at the IC4A Championships five-mile run (26:19.0) for 43rd overall... Finished fourth for SJU in first four races of the season at the Duquesne Duals 8k (26:57.8), Spiked Shoe Invitational 8.4k (27:02.3 PR), Paul Short Run 8k (25:04.5 PR), and Princeton Invitational 8k (25:17)... Named to both the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for both semesters.

High School/Personal: 2012 Maryland 2A state champion, West Regional champion, and MVAL-Antietam conference champion for cross country... 2013 bronze medalist and three-time state qualifier... Team won three state and regional and two conference championships for cross country… 2012 Frederick News-Post and The Gazette Cross Country Runner of the Year… Seven-time Frederick News-Post All-Area selection... Six-time state medalist between 3200m (3x), 4x8 (2x), and 1600m… Holds school records in 1600m (4:22), 3200m (9:24), 4x8 (8:02), DMR (10:28), two-mile (9:23), three-mile (14:50) and 5k (15:38)… Earned 12 varsity letters between cross country and track... Senior team captain for cross country and track… Four-year Honor Roll student and member of NHS and NEHS… Attended MPSSAA Leadership Conference... Twin brother, Kevin, also runs for SJU... Father, Peter, and both grandfathers, grandmother, great grandfather, great uncle, and aunts and uncles attended Saint Joseph's... Great uncle, Ed Doherty, competed in the hurdles for the SJU track team from 1953-56... Grandfather, Dave Dorsey, served as the Director of Alumni Relations at SJU for 25 years… Majoring in English.

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