Dan Altenau
Dan Altenau
Year: So.
Hometown: Eastchester, N.Y.
High School: Fordham Prep
Position: Steeple

2009: Placed 11th in the 3,000 meter steeple chase at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship (May 2) with a time of 9:52.32 ... finished with a time of 4:47.52 in the one mile at the Reebok Indoor Games (Jan. 30) ... ran a time of 16:27.86 in the 5,000 at the Northeastern Spring Open (March 21).

Before Holy Cross: Three-year varsity member of the cross country and track teams at Fordham Prep under head coach George Febles ... team won the 2008 New York CHSAA Intersectional Indoor City Championship and the 2008 New York CHSAA Sectional Cross Country Championship ... served as team captain as a senior ... named varsity cross country MVP in 2007 ... won the Most Improved Award in 2005 ... honored with the Joe Fox Award in 2008 ... set the school record in the 3,000 meter steeplechase (10:21).

Personal: Son of David and Jeanne Altenau ... father was on the cross country and track teams at Manhattan ... has one brother, Joseph, who ran cross country and track at George Washington ... has not yet declared a major.