Track & Field

Michael Duncan
Michael  Duncan

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
La Canada, CA

High School:
Crescenta Valley HS



05/18/2015

Three PR's and a Win at Portland Twilight

After setting three PR's Sunday, the Lions await NCAA West Region selection this week.

05/16/2015

Last Chance Meet

Seven Lions will take one last crack at lowering NCAA qualifying times Sunday at the Portland Twilight.

05/10/2015

de Bondt Sets LMU 800m Record

Kayla de Bondt broke the LMU record in the 800m and five other Lions achieved PR times at the Oxy Invite.

05/07/2015

Oxy Invite On Tap

Most of the LMU men's and women's track team members will conclude the 2015 season Saturday at the Oxy Invite.

05/04/2015

Iggys Honor Best of 2014-15

The 10th Annual iggy Awards issued 35 year-end awards on April 30 at Los Angeles Airport Marriott.

At LMU...
2014-15...
In cross country... competed in six meets... placed 34th overall at the West Coast Conference Championships with a time of 24:44.3... placed 95th at the NCAA West Region Championship in a career-best time of 31:20.8... In track... ran a PR of 4:02.11 in the 1,500m at the Cal State LA Invitational (Mar. 7)... competed in the 3,000m steeplechase for the first time in his career... best time was 9:11.02, set on May 1 at the Steve Scott Invitational... mark was good for second fastest in LMU history... also ran a season best 8:47.00 in the 3,000m at the West Coast Quadrangular...

2013-14...
In cross country... WCC All-Academic honorable mention... WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll... placed 29th overall at the West Coast Conference Championships with a time of 25:21... placed 103rd with a season best of 32:01 at the NCAA DI West Region Championships...recorded an 8k personal best 24.36 at the Santa Clara Bronco Invitational... In track... did not compete...

2012-13...
In cross country... placed 50th overall at the West Coast Conference Championship (26:31.60)... placed fifth in Cal State Fullerton season opener with time of 25:17.8 in 8k... recorded season best of 26:22.0 at the Stanford Invitational... season best of 32:27.7 in a 137th place finish at the NCAA DI West Regional Championship... in track... season best in the 3000m with a time of 8:43.74 at UCI Spring Break Invitational, setting the 12th fastest time at LMU... season best in the 5000m with a time of 14:58.36 at Cal/Nevada Collegiate Championships setting the 11th fastest time at LMU...

High School...
Graduate of Crescenta Valley High School... ran cross-country and track for 4 years under coach Mark Evans... named All-Pacific League in cross-country during his sophomore, junior and senior seasons... ran the 5k in 14:57... in track, was a three-time All-Pacific League recipient... ran the 400m in 51.1 seconds, 300m in 1:56.5, and 1600m in 4:23.7... named to Dean's List (four years), four-year scholar athlete, awarded by the California Scholastic Federation and the National Society of High School Scholars (NSHSS)... competed against fellow freshman Ryan Vargas in high school... covered in the Glendale News Press and Crescenta Valley Weekly...

Personal...
Michael John Duncan was born March 30, 1994 to parents Carolyn O'Keefe and James Duncan in Mission Viejo, CA... he has one sister, Sarah, who also attends LMU and one brother, Matthew, who also ran cross-country and track at LMU... volunteered at church and with Relay for Life... considered Gonzaga, Santa Clara and Azusa Pacific before deciding to attend LMU... chose LMU because of its excellent academics and athletics program... a business marketing major.

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