Connor

McNerney

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Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Sandy Hook, Conn.
High School: Immaculate

Bio

Career Honors:

Patriot League Academic Honor Roll (2018)

2019 (Sophomore):

  • Member of Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

2018 (Freshman):

  • Opened the year with a 34th-place finish against UNH and Providence, running a 5K time of 16:30.42 (9/1).
  • Placed 61st at the Nassaney Invitational with an 8K time of 27:29.5 (9/8).

Before Holy Cross:

  • Four-year member of the varsity cross country team under head coach Brian Hayes.
  • Served as captain sophomore, junior and senior year.
  • Led team to win Stratton Brook Invitational Championships (2017), Nonnowag Invitational Championships (2017) and Class S State Runners Up.
  • Earned All-SWC Runner (2016 and 2017), All-State Runner (2016, 2017). 
  • Raced to first place at Stratton Brook Invitational.
  • Set the 5K Tarrywile Course Record.
  • Also a four-year member of the varsity indoor and outdoor track and field team under head coach Brian Hayes.
  • Served as captain all four years.
  • Named Southwest Regional Conference Champions (2017) and Class S State Champions (2017) in indoor.
  • Set the school indoor records in the 2 mile, 4x800m and distance medley relay.
  • Qualified for the State Open in 2016, 2017 and 2018 in outdoor.
  • Received the SWC Sportsmanship Award in outdoor.
  • Set school outdoor records in the 5k, steeplechase, 4x1 mile, 4x800m and distance medley relay.
  • Served as President of National Honor Society and the Event Coordinator of Student Government.
  • Received High Honors and Distinguished Honors all four years.
  • Member of Mock Trial, Model UN, Student Ambassador and Student Activist groups.

Personal:

  • Son of William and Laura.
  • Father was a member of the track and field and cross country teams at Holy Cross (Class of '85).
  • Mother also attened Holy Cross (Class of '85).
  • Has one brother (Ryan).
  • Majoring in political science on a pre-law track.
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