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 Danny Kane
Danny Kane
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tappan, N.Y.

High School:
Tappan Zee

Event:
Distance/Steeplechase

Birthdate:
05/19/1991

10/07/2012

MXC Finishes Second at the New England Championships

Louis Serafini leads the way for the Eagles with fourth overall finish.

09/28/2012

MXC Finishes 16th in Paul Short Invitational

Three runners record personal records at the event.

09/13/2012

MXC Season Outlook

The Eagles will open the season this Saturday at the Brian Doyle Meet of Champions in Bronx, N.Y.

AS A JUNIOR (2011-12)
Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement...did not compete in any meets.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2010-11)
Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Set PRs in all but one race ... scored in every meet of the fall season ... ran 26:11.7 at the IC4A Championship (11/20) for 57th place overall, scoring second for BC ... lowered his PR in the 10K by nearly three minutes, with a time of 32:00.1 at the NCAA Northeast Regional Qualifier (11/12), scoring second for BC in 91st place overall ... busted out a PR of 25:24.3 at the ACC Championship (10/30) to score second for BC and finish in 56th place overall ... finished third for BC at the Princeton Invitational (10/16) with a PR of 25:39.90, taking 60th overall ... crossed the line in a PR of 25:49 as the fourth point scorer for the Eagles at the New England Championships (10/9), helping BC to its best finish in three seasons ... posted the third best time for the Eagles with a 27:10 (8K) at the Williams College Invitational (9/25), coming in 26th overall and averaging a 5:28 mile.
Indoor T&F: Led BC by crushing his personal record in the 5,000-meter run with a 14:59.95 at the ACC Championship (2/25)...recorded a New England qualifier in the 3,000-meters, crossing in 8:31.64 at the Battle of Beantown (2/4) for seventh overall...set a PR of 4:14.56, leading BC in the mile competition at the BU Invitational (1/28)...at the BU Tri-Meet (1/20), placed fifth in the 800-meter run in 2:00.10.

AS A FRESHMAN (2009-10)
U.S.A Track and Field Outdoor Junior National Qualifier...All-New England in the steeplechase...Athletics Director's Award for Academic Achievement.
XC: Finished 32nd overall at the Dartmouth Cross Country Invitational (9/12) with a time of 27:52 (8K)...crossed the line in 27:31 (8K) for 43rd place overall at the Williams College Purple Valley Classic (9/26) ... came in at 159th place overall at the New England Cross Country Championship Meet (10/10) with a time of 26:42 (8K)...finished 110th overall at the Princeton Cross Country Invitational (10/17) with a time of 27:19 (8K)... finished 86th overall at the ACC Championship (10/31) with a season best time of 26:11 (8K) ... was the 3rd Eagle to cross the line (145th overall) at the NCAA Regional Cross Country Championships with a time of 34:46 (10K).
Indoor T&F: Ran the mile at the Valentine Invitational (2/12) in 4:22 to finish 79th overall ... finished 8th overall in the 3,000m steeplechase at the Beanpot (2/8) with a time of 8:44 ... ran a 4:21 in the mile to place 58th overall a the BU Terrier Invitational (1/31) ... finished in 6th place in the 3,000m at the Harvard Invitational (1/17) with a time of 8:57.
Outdoor T&F: Finished in 14th overall at the USATF Outdoor Junior National Championships (6/24) held in Des Moines, Iowa, with a time of 9:38 in the 3,000m steeplechase ... took seventh place at the New England Outdoor Championships in the 3,000m steeplechase in a time of 9:26 ... completed the 5,000m completion in 15:22 to take second place at the Skyhawk Invitational (4/23) ... was 17th overall at the ACC Championships (4/17) in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 9:41 ... made outdoor debut with a 9:34 performance in the 3K steeplechase at the Raleigh Relays (4/5).

BEFORE BC
Named to the first-team All-Section and first-team All-County senior year ... qualified for the New York State Championships and the Nike Outdoor Nationals in the 3,000m steeplechase ... anchored the Tappan Zee record-setting distance medley relay team ... set a meet record in the 2,000m steeplechase at the New York State Relays (4/17/09) ... Section-I Class-A New York Champion in the 3,000m steeple chase ... also the captain of the soccer team, being named to the first-team, All-Section and All-County teams.

PERSONAL
Born May 19, 1991...enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences...son of Michael and Loretta Kane...has a younger brother named Chris.

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOOR OUTDOOR
Event Overall PR Season-Best Overall PR Season-Best
800m 2:00.10 - BU Tri (1/20/11) --- --- ---
1500m --- --- --- ---
Mile 4:14.56 - BU Terrier (1/28/11) --- --- ---
3000m 8:31.64 - Beanpot (2/4/11) --- --- ---
5000m 14:59.95 - ACC (2/25/11) --- 15:22.52 - Stonehill (4/23/10) ---
Steeplechase --- --- 9:26.89 - New England (5/8/10) ---
8K (XC) --- --- 25:24.3 - ACC (10/30/10) ---
10K (XC) --- --- 32:00.1 - NCAA Reg. (11/12/10) ---
Finishes Wins: 0 Top 3: 1 Top 5: 2 Top 10: 8

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