As A Senior In 2013-14: Indoor Track: Qualified for the New England Championship with the team's fastest time of the season, 15:01.39, taking sixth at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23) ... Also competed in the event at the New England Championship (3/1) (15:12.65) ... Ran the 3,000m at the Giegengack Invitational (2/8) (8:55.60) ... Raced the mile in three meets, posting a season-best time at the Northeastern Invitational (1/24) (4:30.57). Outdoor Track: Logged UMass' top-three times of the season in the 5,000m run ... Won the event at both the (4/26) (14:53.06), qualifying for the New England Championship, and at the (4/19) (15:00.38) ... Clocked a season-best time of 14:47.50 at the New England Championship (5/9) ... Ran the 1,500m twice ... Posted top time of the season at (4/12) (4:01.47) ... Competed in the 10,000m run at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/3) (32:18.74).
As A Junior In 2012-13: Indoor Track: Ran the 3,000m run in three meets, including the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/16) and the New England Championship (2/22) ... Posted a New England qualifying time of 8:40.90 at the A-10 meet ... Saw action in the 5,000m run at both the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/16) (15:07.06) and the New England Championship (2/22) (15:13.49) ... Competed in the 1,000m run at the Sorlein Invitational (1/20) (2:37.29) ... Raced the mile in two meets ... Posted a season-best time of 4:26.51 at the Yale Invitational (1/12) ... Took sixth in the event at the Sorlein Invitational (1/20) (4:27.18) ... Ran the distance medley relay at the Yale Invitational (1/12) ... Was a part of a 4x400m relay squad at the Sorlein Invitational (1/20). Outdoor Track: Ran the 1,500m at both the Minuteman Invitational (4/13) and the Holy Cross Invitational (4/20) ... Top time of the season came with a fifth-place finish at the Minuteman Invitational (4/13), 4:01.86 ... Competed in the 5,000m run at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/27), finishing sixth with a time of 15:52.83 ... Ran the 10,000m at the Atlantic 10 Championship (5/5) (32:24.66).
As A Sophomore In 2011-12: Indoor Track: Competed in five meets ... Placed seventh in the one mile run at the Giegengack Invite (2/4) with a time of 4:19.67.
As A Freshman In 2010-11: Outdoor Track: Competed in six meets ... Placed second in the 3200 meter run at the UMass Pre-Conference Meet (4/30) by recording a time of 9:21.97 ... Recorded a personal season best in the 5000 meter run at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/22) by crossing the line at 14:45. 02 while placing 65th in a highly competitive field ... In 3:58.09, placed second in the 1500 meter run at the UMass Invite (4/9). Indoor Track: Competed in all eight meets as a freshman ... By crossing the line at 8:29.90, placed 28th in the 3000 meter run at the IC4A Championships (3/5) ... At the A-10 Championships (2/18), crossed the line at 4:20.34 in the mile run, taking seventh overall ... Qualified for the New England and IC4A Championships while placing 34th and setting the best team season time in the 3000 meter run at the Valentine Invitational (2/12) with a time of 8:25.24 ... Placed third in the mile run at the Sparks Sorlein Invitational (1/15) by crossing the line at 4:29.66.
Before UMass: Competed for Mansfield High School under coach Julie Collins ... Helped Hornets to a state title in cross country as a junior ... Was the Hockomock League, Eastern Mass. Division II and state cross country individual champion as a senior ... Part of the indoor track state championship team as a senior, finishing as the runner-up in the 1000m at the 2010 indoor state meet (2:31.81) ... During the outdoor season, won the two-mile at the Division I State Meet and was seventh in the 3,200 meters (9:11.28) at the New England Championship ... Named the Gatorade Massachusetts Runner of the Year and Boston Globe Runner of the Year in 2010 ... Earned All-Star recognition from the Sun Chronicle and Boston Globe in 2009 ... Set school records in the mile both indoors (4:21.73) and outdoors (4:18.51).
Personal: Born Patrick James McGowan on Mar. 26, 1992 in Boston, Mass. ... Son of Kevin and Kathleen McGowan ... Brother of Kaitlyn and Michael ... Intends to major in Business and minor in Art.
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