Cross Country

Brian McDonald
Brian McDonald

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hanover, MA

Last College:
Brandeis Univ.



Briefly... Brian McDonald is in his third season with LMU cross country...

At LMU...2008-09... ran seven races for the lions...ran the team's fastest time and a personal best for 10,000m at the NCAA West Region Championships placing 61st overall in 30:57...was First Team All-Conference with a 6th place overall finish at the WCC championships on the Crystal Springs course...consistently was a top scorer for the lions...placed 38th overall at the SDSU Aztec Invitational and was the second finisher for the lions clocking 25:59 for 8000m...In track, ran personal bests in all three distances he competed in...at the UCI/Steve Scott Invitational ran 4:01.17 for 1500m...was the lions second fastest time for 3000m at the UC Irvine Invitational with 8:35.55...completed at his fastest 5000m time on the track of 14:39 at the Mt. Sac Relays...At LMU...2007-08... ran a 25:42 for eleventh place at WCC Championships... WCC Honorable Mention All- Conference as a result... ran lions' second best time at UC Irvine Invitational with a 25:19... ran team's second best time at SDSU Aztec Invitational with a 26:33...in track, ran team's second best time in the mile with a 4:37 at Pomona-Pitzer Invitational... ran team's second best time in 3000m with a 8:46 at West Coast Track Challenge...ran team's third best time in the 5000m with a 15:06 at Occidental Invitational... part of team's distance medley relay team that ran a team best 11:12 at West Coast Track Challenge...

At Brandeis University... 2006-07... ran cross country and indoor and outdoor track for Coach John Evans at DIII Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass... named All-New England Conference as a freshman...

High School... a 2006 graduate of Hanover High School in Hanover, Mass... ran four years of cross country for Coach Richard Blake... also ran three years of outdoor track for Coach Brett Johnson... served as captain of the cross country team as a senior... received all-state honors as a senior... also a two-time All-Patriot League pick in track...

Personal... Brian James McDonald was born May 13, 1988, in Boston... son of Nancy and James McDonald... has an older sister, Ashley... a business administration major.

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