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10/21/2015

Five Men’s Cross Country Runners Named NAAA Athletes of the Week

All five runners crossed the finish line at the same time to defeat Army with a perfect 15-50 score

09/11/2015

Men’s Cross Country Hosts the Navy Invitational on Saturday

Navy welcomes six schools to its lone home meet of the season

02/03/2015

Men's Cross Country Tallies Patriot League-High 24 On Academic Honor Roll

Seniors John Sweeney and Shane O'Donnell were named to the Academic Honor Roll for the third consecutive year.

11/13/2014

NCAA Regional Championship Ahead for Men's Cross Country

Navy has won all six of its meets this season

11/01/2014

Men's Cross Country Wins Second-Straight Patriot League Championship

All five of Navy's scoring runners finished in the top 10

2013 :

Date Meet (Distance) Time Place (Navy)
Sept. 7 Fordham Fiasco(8k) 26:16.58 3of 82 (2)
Sept. 14 Navy Invitational (8k) 24:19.23 4 of 75 (2)
Sept. 21 Iona Meet of Champions(8k) 25:44.21 9of 207(2)
Oct. 5 Paul Short Run(8k) 26:11 213 of 397(9)

2012:
Date Meet (Distance) Time Place (Navy)
Sept. 1 Harry Lang Invitational (6.4k) 20:31 12 of 103 (4)
Sept. 8 Harry Groves Invitational (5.2m) 26:35 14 of 98 (2)
Sept. 15 Navy Invitational (8k) 25:00 3 of 59 (1)
Sept. 28 Notre Dame Invitational (5m) 24:45 75 of 163 (2)
Oct. 13 Army (8k) 24:40 2 of 24 (1)
Oct. 27 Patriot League Championship (8k) 25:46 6 of 76 (8)
Nov. 10 Mid-Atlantic Regional Champ. (10k) 31:26 39 of 170 (4)

2011 Cross Country:
Date Meet (Distance) Time Place (Navy)
Oct. 29 Patriot League Championship (8k) 26:22.1 13 of 42 (10)

Career Track Performance List


High School:
• A 2011 graduate of Saint Ignacius High School, where he earned four letters in track and field and four in cross country
• Helped lead team to a state cross country championship in 2009
• Won the cross country district individual title in 2010
• Was named all-state and team MVP as the cross country captain in his senior year
• Served as his class president and was also a member of the student senate

Personal:
• Son of Paul and Mary Sweeney
• Majoring in economics
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