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SJU Men's Cross Country BIO
Dan Savage
Player Profile:
Dan Savage 1640055
Year: Graduate
Hometown: Glenolden, Pa.
High School: Cardinal O'Hara
Personal Records
               
                                    
                               
                                 
        
Event Time Meet Course Location Year
5k
15:39.74 Blue/Gold Classic Rosedale Park Pennington, N.J. 2013
6k
19:12.9 Big 5 Invitational Belmont Plateau Philadelphia, Pa. 2015
8k 24:42.8 Princeton Invitational West Windsor Fields Princeton, N.J. 2017
10k 31:16.9 Mid-Atlantic Regional Goodman Campus Bethlehem, Pa. 2017



Only Hawk in program history to be named to the Atlantic 10 Academic All-Conference team three times (2015, 2016, 2017)

2017 Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team
2017 Atlantic 10 All-Conference Team (7th)

2016 IC4A All-East Team (23rd)
2016 Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team

2016 Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team

2016 SJU Raymond Vasquez Award
2015 Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team
2015 SJU Scholar-Athlete Award
2013 SJU Academic Award
Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (9/3/13)

2016: Raced six times and scored in five meets… One of seven Hawks to race in all three championship meets… Led all SJU runners with a 17th-place finish in a field of 123 at the Atlantic 10 Championship, clocking in with an 8k time of 25:21.7... Led all SJU runners with a 26th-place finish in a field of 150 at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship with a 10k time of 31:24… The race marked the first 10k of his collegiate career... Ran 26:42 for five miles to close the season with a 23rd-place finish at the IC4A Championship... Ran season-best 8k (25:06.3) to finish 54th in a field of 277 at the Princeton Invitational… Turned in 8k time of 25:15.7 at the Paul Short Run… Finished as SJU’s 5 runner at both Princeton and Paul Short to score in both meets… Placed 44th in a field of 129 at the Rider Invitational 8k (25:41.1) to finish as SJU’s #4 runner in season debut... Named to both the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for both semesters.

2015: Raced and scored in four meets... Placed 22nd at the Atlantic 10 Championship 8k (25:10.5) to finish as SJU's #4 runner to help SJU to the team title...  Turned in collegiate-best 8k (24:58) for 51st overall at the Paul Short Run to finish as SJU's #2 runner... Added 14th-place 8k finish at the Iona Meet of Champions (26:38.7) as SJU's #3 runner... Finished sixth in the 6k (19:12.9) at the Big 5 Invitational to finish as SJU's #3 runner to help SJU to the team title... Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll both semesters.

2014: Redshirted season... Named to both Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for both semesters.

2013:
Competed in seven of eight races... Owned SJU's top 5k time of season (15:39.74)... Placed 52nd (26:35.10, 8k) at the IC4A Championship... Helped SJU to second-place team finish at IC4As... Finished 84th (25:57.50, 8k) at first collegiate Atlantic 10 Championship... Helped SJU to second-place team finish at A-10s... One of three freshmen to compete at A-10s... Took 195th (26:16, 8k) at the Princeton Invitational... Finished 310th overall (26:52, 8k) at the Paul Short Open... Placed 83rd (27:12.03, 8k) at the Meet of Champions... Took 38th place (19:34.52, 6k) at the Friend Big 5 Invitational... Led SJU with second-place finish (15:39.74, 5k PR) in collegiate debut at the season-opening TCNJ Blue/Gold Classic... Named to both Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll and SJU Athletic Director's Honor Roll for both semesters.


High School/Personal: Two-time Delaware County Cross Country Champion... 2012 Philadelphia Catholic League Cross Country Champion... Captained cross country squad to back-to-back league, county, and district titles and silver medals at the 2011-12 state meets... Cross country squad took silver at 2011 state championship... Took 10th at 2012 State Cross Country Championship and fourth in 2011... Placed 36th at 2012 Cross Country Nike Nationals to help squad to fifth-place finish... Bronze medalist at the 2012 State Indoor Track Meet in 3k (8:39.64, PR)... Team All-American in both the DMR and 4xMile at 2012-13 Indoor New Balance Nationals, placing fourth and third respectively... 4xMile time of 17:25.28 ranks seventh all-time in the United States... Holds a 5k PR of 15:23... Entered freshman season at SJU with outdoor track PRs in the 800m (2:00), 1600m (4:16), and 3200m (9:23)... Four-year varsity letterwinner in cross country, indoor, and outdoor track and two-year cross country captain...
Graduated from Saint Joseph's in May 2017 with a dual degree in finance and risk management and insurance... Is currently working toward his MBA in Business Administration at Saint Joseph's.