Track & Field

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AS A JUNIOR: Did not compete during the 2006-07 cross country and track and field seasons.

AS A SOPHOMORE: Ran in three cross country meets ... stepped up into the fifth spot for the injured Kaleb Van Ort at the Notre Dame Invitational, helping the team finish second, running 24:37 over 8,000 meters ... followed up that performance with a 78th-place finish at the Pre-National Meet (24:58) ... also took 54th at the BIG EAST Championship in a Notre Dame team victory ... did not compete during track season due to injury ... poised to do big things if he can avoid the injury bug.

AS A FRESHMAN: Made a strong contribution to the Irish cross country team that was ranked as high as fifth in the nation ... took ninth place overall at the National Catholic Championship, helping the Irish win the team title ... ran his season's top 8,000-meter time of 24:55 in the Notre Dame Invitational gold race, finishing sixth ... competed in the NCAA Pre-National Meet and took seventh in the open race with a time of 25:10 ... was the lone freshman to compete for Notre Dame at the BIG EAST Championship ... an Achilles injury ended his season after the league meet ... ran well in the indoor track and field season, establishing a personal best time of 8:21 in the 3,000 meters at the Notre Dame Invitational ... set another career-best mark the following weekend at the Meyo Invitational, running 14:33 over 5,000 meters ... qualified for the BIG EAST indoor meet in the 5,000 meters, eventually finishing ninth in 14:42 ... competed in three races during the outdoor season ... qualified for the outdoor league meet in the 10,000 meters.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Four-year letter winner in both cross country and track and field at Naperville North High School ... earned Illinois all-state cross country honors in 2003 with an eighth-place finish at the state meet ... also garnered all-state honors in track and field during the 2004 season, finishing fifth in the 3,200 meters ... won the 3,200-meter title at the 2004 Illinois Prep Top Times indoor meet ... cross country and indoor track 1,600-meter conference champion in 2003 ... six-time all-conference honoree and the Naperville Sun 2003 "Cross Country Runner of the Year" ... personal best of 9:17 in the 3,200 meters ... member of National Honor Society and an Illinois State Scholar at Naperville North ... oldest of three children ... identical twin brother Joe runs cross country and track and field at the U.S. Air Force Academy ... born Oct. 9, 1985 in Downers Grove, Ill. ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business as a double major in finance and economics ... earned Dean's List honors his first semester on campus (fall 2004) with 3.80 GPA.

Dan Curran
Dan  Curran

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, IL

High School:
Naperville North

Height:
5-11

Event:
Distance

Event Calendar

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February 5
TBA
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 6
NTS
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP
February 12
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 12
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa
February 13
All Day
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio
February 20
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 26
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
February 27
All Day
ACC Indoor Championships
Boston, Mass.
March 11
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 12
All Day
NCAA Indoor Championships
Birmingham, Ala.
March 18
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 19
All Day
Shamrock Invitational
Myrtle Beach, S.C.
March 25
3:00 PM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 25
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
March 26
10:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga.
March 26
All Day
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C.
April 1
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 2
All Day
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif.
April 8
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 9
TBA
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz.
April 16
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky.
April 22
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 23
TBA
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va.
April 28
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 28
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 29
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
April 30
TBA
Drake Relays
Des Moines, Iowa
April 30
TBA
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa.
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind.
May 14
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 15
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 16
All Day
ACC Outdoor Championships
Tallahassee, Fla.
May 26
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 27
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
May 28
TBA
NCAA East Regional
Jacksonville, Fla.
June 8
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 9
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 10
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.
June 11
TBA
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore.

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