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 Joseph McConaughy
Joseph McConaughy
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Seattle, Wash.

High School:
Shorecrest

Event:
Distances

04/06/2014

Men's Track & Field Competes at Princeton Sam Howell Invitational

Anthony Bellitti and Joseph McConaughy finish third and fourth in 1,500-meter run

02/13/2014

Runner McConaughy Prepares for Most Important Run

After graduation, the Eagle will the Pacific Crest Trail - 2,600 miles - in memory of his cousin

04/22/2013

Men's Track Competes at the ACC Championships

MacDonald tallies the Eagles' points in Raleigh.

04/01/2013

Men's Track Competes at the Raleigh Relays

Jordan Hamm and Brian Wolff highlight the weekend.

03/04/2013

Hamm's Second Place Finish Highlights IC4A Championships

Hamm and Linehan tally career best performances in the mile.

AS A SENIOR (2013-14)
XC: Made season debut at the Iona Meet of Championships (9/21), set an 8k PR of 27:43.3 and placed 114th overall...378th in 28:08.8 at Lehigh's Paul Short Run (10/5)...94th in 26:20.4 at the ACC Championships (11/1)...concluded the season at the NCAA Division 1 Northeast Regional Championships (11/15), covering 10k in 34:34.2 for 215th place.
Indoor T&F: Finished 6th in the 800m (1:58.44) at the Battle in Beantown (1/18)...20th in the 1,000m (2:29.08) at the BU John Thomas Terrier (1/25-25)...ran a season best time of 4:13.34 in the mile at the BU Scarlet and White (2/15), good enough for 4th place...ran the mile in 4:20.48 at the ACC Championships (2/27-3/1)...29th in the mile (4:16.47) at the IC4A Championships (3/7-9).
Outdoor T&F: 39th place in the 1,500m (3:56.08) at the Raleigh Relays (3/28-29)...finished 4th at the Sam Howell Invitational (4/4-5), covering 1,500m in 3:57.62...ran a season best time of 3:52.78 for the 1,500m at the ACC Championships (4/17-19), placing 27th in a competitive field...competed at the Penn Relays (4/24-26), DMR squad finished 16th in 10:03.01...concluded his BC T&F career at the New England Championships (5/8-10), placing 14th in the 1,500m (3:54.20)...recipient of the Athletic Director's Award for Academic Achievement.

AS A JUNIOR (2012-13)
XC: Placed 198th at Lehigh's Paul Short Run (9/28), crossing the line in 26:09...placed 164th in 26:37.9 at the New England Championship (10/7)...ran a season best time of 25:15.7 to place 15th at the Brown University Rothenberg Invitational (10/19).
Indoor T&F: Finished 4th in the 800m (2:00.18) at the Dartmouth Relays (1/13)...6th in the 1,000m (2:31.17) at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/17)...posted a PR of 2:20.87 in the 1,000m to place 1st at the Tufts Cupid Challenge (2/11)...doubled at the ACC Championships (2/21-23), set a PR in the 800m (1:56.12) to place 12th and ran the mile (4:12.74) to place 13th...concluded the season with a 25th place finish in the mile at the IC4A Championships (3/1-3), crossing the line in 4:13.69.
Outdoor T&F: Doubled at the Raleigh Relays (3/29-30), 4th in the 1,500m (3:55.64) and helped the DMR place 7th (7:39.63)...13th in the 1,500m (3:55.89) and 41st in the 800m (1:57.33) at the Sam Howell Invitational (4/5-6)...posted personal records in both the 1,500m (3:52.67) and the 3,000m steeplechase (9:25.06) at the ACC Championships (4/18-20)...competed at the Penn Relays (4/25-27), 4xMile relay team clocked 16:52.90...concluded the season at the New England Championships (5/9-11), covering 1,500m in 3:57.25 for 17th place.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12)
Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Finished the ACC Championship (10/29) in 27:43.3...concluded the New England Championship in 27:55...clocked in at 28:26.00 in the Iona Meet of Champions (9/17)...crossed the line in 25:16 at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/10), taking 51st overall in the first meet of the year.
Indoor T&F: Recorded a 4:22.78 time in the mile at the ACC Championship (2/24)...clocked at 2:29.04 in the 1,000 at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/10-11)...doubled up in the 1,000 (2:30.70) and as part of the DMR (10:10.19) at the BU Terrier Classic (1/27-28)...ran the mile in a personal record time of 4:19.92 at the BU Multi-Team Meet (1/19).
Outdoor T&F:Posted a 4:00.50 in the 1,500-meter New England Championship (5/10-12)...clocked at 3:58.18 in the 1,500 at the ACC Championship (4/20)...took fourth in the half mile (1:58.45) at the Stonehill Skyhawk Invitational (4/14)...ran a 4:01.90 in the metric mile at the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/6-7)...part of the 4x1500-meter relay that took seventh at the Raleigh Relays (3/30-31).

AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11)
Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Crossed the line at the New England Championships (10/9) in a time of 28:03 for 95th overall ... came in at 28:05 (8K) at the Williams College Invitational (9/25), 73rd overall ... led the Eagles with a time of 26:14 (8K) in his collegiate debut at the Boston College Invitational (9/11), crossing the line in 26th overall position.
Indoor T&F: Submitted a half-mile time of 1:57.68 at the ACC Championship (2/25)...competed in the 800-meter race at the BU Valentine Invitational (2/12), crossing in 1:56.54...at the Battle of Beantown (2/4), finished the 1,000-meters in 2:32.67...ran a 4:26.78 mile at the BU Invitational (1/28)...finished fourth overall in his first collegiate 3,000-meter run, crossing in 8:52.29 at the BU Tri-Meet (1/20).
Outdoor T&F: Ran a 10:17.68 in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the New England Championship (5/13-14)...finished the 3000-meter steeplechase in a time of 10:07.29 at the ACC Championships (4/21)... contested the 1500-meter run in 4:07.21 at the Princeton Sam Howell Invitational (4/1-2)...ran the third leg of the 4x1500-meter relay that finished in 16:19.27 at the Raleigh Relays (3/25-26).

BEFORE BC
Competed for Shorecrest High School ... Team captain for cross country for three years (2007-09) and twice a track captain (2009-10) ... finished ninth in the state in the outdoor 800m and 1600m competitions during his junior year ... earned All-WesCo honors in cross country two times and in the 800m ... competed in the Washington state cross country finals every year (2006-09) .. member of the XC team that set a high score in 2006 ... was a state competitor in the 800m during the 2008 and 2009 seasons, 1600m in 2007 and 2008 and the 3200m as a freshman and sophomore ... broke a 40-year old Shorecrest record in the 800m his senior year ... named a Rotary student of the month ... was a senior senator at Shorecrest ... also played basketball.

PERSONAL
Born to Mary Ann and Nick McConaughy ... brother of Will...currently enrolled in the School of Arts and Sciences.

PERSONAL RECORDS (PR)
800m
1:56.12 - ACC (2/21/2013)
1000m
2:29.04 - BU (2/10/2012)
1500m
3:52.67 - ACC (4/18/2013)
Mile
4:12.74 - ACC (2/21/2013)
3000m
8:52.29 - BU (1/20/2011)
3000m SC
9:25.06 - ACC (4/18/2013)
8K
26:09.0 - Lehigh (9/28/2012)
10K
34:34.2 - NCAA Regional (11/15/2013)

PRs at Shorecrest
800m: 1:56 - Washington State Championship Meet (2010)
1600m: 4:22 - Washington State Championship Meet (2010)
5K: 16:08 - North County Invitational (2010)

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