Men's Cross Country

 

  Andrew McCann
Andrew McCann

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fayetteville, N.Y.

High School:
Fayetteville-Manlius

Height:
5-9

Event:
Distance

Birthdate:
06/15/1988





CAREER HONORS
2009 Atlantic 10 Cross Country All-Conference

2009-10 (Senior): Cross Country: Competed in six meets ... Took home Atlantic 10 All-Conference honors ... Scored in every meet that he competed in ... Finished his season by placing fourth on the team and 84th overall at the NCAA Regional Qualifier (11/14) with a time of 33:32 ... Took second on the team and tenth overall at the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/31) with a time of 27:06.3 ... Finish third on the team and 118th overall at the ISU Pre-Nationals (10/17) with a time of 25:17.8 ... Was the final scorer for the Minutemen at the New England Championships (10/10) with a time of 25:46 ... Placed fourth on the team and 72nd overall at the Paul Short Invitational (10/2) with a time of 24:45 ... Took fifth on the team and 17th overall at the UMass Five-Way Meet (9/19) with a time of 26:29.00.

CAREER HONORS
2008 Atlantic 10 Outdoor Champion - 10,000m
2008 Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team (10,00m)
2007 Atlantic 10 Cross Country Academic All-Conference
UMass Athlete of the Week (5/5/08)

2008-09 (Junior): Cross Country: Ranked seventh on the team, 120th overall at the NCAA Regional Meet (11/15) with a time of 34:56.0 ... Finished sixth on the team, 23rd overall, with a time of 24:59.3, helping the Minutemen win their second-ever Atlantic 10 title ... Finished 45th overall at the Paul Short Invitational (10/3) with a season-best time of 24:39 ... Took second overall in his highest finish of the season at home versus Maine, Vermont, Colgate, and UConn (9/20), crossing the finish line in 25:45.

2007-08 (Sophomore): Outdoor Track: Named UMass/Dinn Bros. Athlete of the Week for his efforts at the Atlantic 10 Championships (5/3). Took first in the 10K with a time of 30:04.87 and smashed the previous Atlantic 10 record held by La Salle's Dan McGarth in 2005. That time also vaulted him to the third fastest all-time at UMass and set a new facility record at the UMass Track and Field Complex ... At the IC4A Championships (5/17), finished 26th in the 5000 meter race with a time of 14:42.27 ... Had the best performance of the day at the Larry Ellis Invitational (4/19) with a time of 14:21.40 in the 5K, taking third overall ... At the UMass Invitational (4/12), ran the 1500 meter in 3:58.18 ... Indoor Track: Top runner in the 3000 meter for the Minutemen ... At the IC4A Championships (3/9), finished the 3000 meter in 8:46.82 ... With a season-best time of 8:28.05, placed fifth at the New England Championships (3/1) ... Ranked fifth at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/16) with a time of 8:34.36 ... Cross Country: One of the top distance runners for the Minutemen ... Finished first on the team, 12th overall, at the ECAC Championships (11/17) with a season-best time of 25:35 ... At the NCAA East Regional (11/10), finished third on the team, 51st overall, with a time of 31:12.70 in the 10K ... Raced to a seventh place finish, and All-Conference honors, at the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/27) with a time of 25:53 ... Finished ninth overall, first on the team, with a time of 25:25 at the New England Championships (10/6) ... Ranked fifth on the team at the Paul Short Invitational (9/28) with a time of 25:51.00 ... To start the season at the Dartmouth Invitational (9/8), finished fifth overall with a time 26:18.50.

2006-07 (Freshman): Member of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee ... Outdoor Track: At the New England Championships (5/10), placed 13th in the 5,000 meters (15:15.72) ... at the A-10 Championships (5/6), placed 13th in the 5,000 meters (15:28.64) ... at the UMass Six Way Meet (4/14), placed sixth in the 5,000 meters (15:03.28) for his season-best time ... Indoor Track: At the New England Championships (2/24), placed seventh in the 5,000 meters with a season-best and team-best time of 14:55.55 ... at the A-10 Championships (2/17) finished eighth in the 5,000 meters (15:10.17) ... had his top time in the 3,000 meters (8:59.40) at the Boston University Valentine Invitational (2/9) ... Cross Country: Competed in seven meets ... One of the top freshmen on the team finishing among the top UMass five runners on five occasions ... Finished 32nd overall at the IC4A Championships (11/18) in 26:04.1 ... at the NCAA Regionals (11/11) placed 110th with a time of 34:32.7... Finished 19th overall at the Atlantic 10 Championships (10/28) with a time of 26:12.25 ... Finished 110th overall at the New England Championships (10/7) with a time of 26:05 ... Finished 70th at the Meet of Champions (9/30) in 26:45.20 ... finished 10th overall vs. Boston College/Maine (9/23) in 26:04.00 ... Finished 35th overall in the Dartmouth Invitational (9/9) in 27:46.2.

Before UMass: A 2006 graduate of Fayetteville-Manlius High School where he was a two-time Nike Team National Qualifier and Footlocker National Championship Qualifier in cross counrty ... All-American honorable mention and first team all-state selection as a junior.

Personal: Andrew Curran McCann ... Born June 15, 1988, in Fayetteville, N.Y. ... Son of Michael and Janet ... Has one sister, Sarah ... Majoring in Economics.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Nov 1
    at Atlantic 10 Championship 10:50 AM
    Friday, Nov 14
    at NCAA Regional Championship 11:45 AM
    Saturday, Nov 22
    at IC4A Championship 11:30 AM
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