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John McGowan
John  McGowan

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Northport, N.Y.

High School:
Northport

Last College:
Roger Williams

Event:
Distance/XC

Experience:
JR/SR

Major:
Film & Video Communications


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On the National Stage...| 2016 Cross Country ||
Finished 32nd at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships running 31:29 on the 10K course

At the Big Ten Championships... || 2017 Outdoor ||
Competed in the 10K and 5K posting a personal best in the 10K (29:49.15) || 2016 Outdoor ||Finished 14th in the 10,000-meters running 30:29.54 in Lincoln, Neb. || 2016 Cross Country || Placed 67th at the Big Ten Cross Country Championships (26:04.5)

On the Course...|| 2016 Cross Country ||
Opened the year with a third-place finish at the Dolan Duals (18:14.80)...Placed 30th at the Spike Shoe Invitational (27:30)... Placed 188th at the Roy Griak Invitational (27:31.5)...Placed 49th at the Penn State National Open (25:56.80) | 2015 Cross Country || Did not compete

Around the Track... || 2017 Outdoor || Competed in five meets... Posted a personal best in the 5,000-meters (14:18.03) at the 123rd Penn Relays || 2016 Outdoor || Competed in four meets... Finished fifth in the 5,000-meters running 14:19.71... Set personal best in the 1,500-meters, 5,000-meters and 10,000-meters || 2016 Indoor || Competed in six meets... Set season best in the mile and 3,000-meters... Recorded five top-10 finishes 

Before Penn State… || Roger Williams University PRs || 800: 1:58, Mile: 4:15, 3,200: 8:57 || Transfer from Roger Williams University || Transfer from Roger Williams University ... Nine-time letterwinner in track and cross country … Three-time All-American … All-state || National Level Competition || Finished 11th at the 2013 Nike Cross Country Championships … Competed at the 2013 & 2014 New Balance Nationals … A member of the 4xmile relay that broke the national record in 2014 || Personal || Son of Laura and Paul McGowan … Twin brother is Tim McGowan … Communications in film and media major … Born on September 27, 1995

Top Performances

YearSport1500mMile3000m5000m10,000m
2017 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2017 Outdoor 4:00.24 -- -- -- -- 14:18.03 29:49.15
2016 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2016 Outdoor 3:54.26 -- -- -- -- 14:19.71 30:29.54
2016 Indoor 3:57.32 4:12.53 8:21.59 -- -- -- --

Meet Results

DateMeetEventMarkPlace
May 25–27, 2017 NCAA Division I East Preliminary Round 10000m 31:04.23 32
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 5000m 14:42.95 13
May 12–14, 2017 Big Ten Outdoor Championships 10000m 29:49.15 6
Apr 27–29, 2017 Penn Relays 5000m 14:18.03  
Apr 14–15, 2017 Bison Outdoor Classic 5000m 14:19.33 5
Mar 24–25, 2017 Pac-12 vs Big-10 Invitational 1500m 4:00.24 18
May 13–15, 2016 Big Ten Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships 10000m 30:29.54 14
Apr 28–30, 2016 Penn Relays 5000m 14:23.09  
Apr 28–30, 2016 Penn Relays 4xMile 16:52.35  
Apr 16–17, 2016 Bison Outdoor Classic 5000m 14:19.71 5
Mar 25–26, 2016 Pac-12 vs Big 10 Invitational 1500m 3:54.26 18
Feb 20, 2016 Penn State Tune-Up Mile 4:12.76 3
Feb 12, 2016 Fastrack National Invite 3000 8:23.92 29
Feb 5–6, 2016 Sykes & Sabock Challenge Cup 3000 8:26.78 5
Jan 29, 2016 Penn State National 1500m 3:57.32 4
Jan 16, 2016 Nittany Lion Challenge 3000 8:21.59 5
Jan 9, 2016 Penn State Relays Mile 4:12.53 7

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