Michelle McGahan
Michelle McGahan
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Acton, Mass.
High School: Acton-Boxborough
Position: Pole Vault

2013: Competed in the pole vault…posted a career-best outdoor height of 3.50 meters at the Brown Springtime Open (April 28) and tied a career-best indoor height of 3.35 meters at the Jay Carisella Invitational (Dec. 1)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2012: Competed in the pole vault at 14 different meets…posted a season-best height of 3.35 meters against Maine (Feb. 4)…recorded three second place finishes including at New Hampshire with Stonehill and Worcester State (Jan. 21), at Maine and at the Holy Cross Invitational (April 21)…named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Member of the Acton-Boxborough Regional High School varsity track and field team for three years under head coach Daniel Goldner as a pole vaulter…elected team captain senior year…won team Rookie of the Year in 2009…was a DCL All-Star from 2009 to 2011…set the school record in the pole vault…also a member of the varsity gymnastics team for head coach Susan DiLorenzo for four years…was team captain junior and senior year…DCL Gymnast of the Year in 2009 and 2010…Boston Globe All-Scholastic in 2010 and 2011… member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of Leo McGahan…has one brother (Michael) and one sister (Kristen)…majoring in Math.


McGahan's Top Performances

Event Height Meet (Date)
Pole Vault 3.55m Maine (2/1/2014)
Long Jump4.83mNew Hampshire (1/18/2014)