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.

Daniel Curran
Daniel  Curran

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Naperville, IL

High School:
Naperville North

Height:
5-11

Event:
Distance

Event Calendar

Delta

December 2
12 wins
Blue & Gold Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
RECAP

Blue & Gold Invitational Meet Information
Blue & Gold Invitational Schedule
January 14
11:00 AM
Illini Classic
Champaign, Ill. (University of Illinois-Armory)
January 21
11:00 AM
Notre Dame Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Notre Dame Invitational Meet Information
Notre Dame Invitational Schedule
January 28
10:00 AM
Big Ten/Power 5 Clash
Iowa City, Iowa (University of Iowa-Recreation Bldg.)
February 3
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.

Meyo Invitational Meet Information
Meyo Invitational Schedule
February 4
10:00 AM
Meyo Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 10
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 10
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 10
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Iowa State Classic
Ames, Iowa (Iowa State University-Lied Recreation Center)
February 11
12:00 PM
Tiger Paw Invitational
Clemson, S.C. (Clemson University-Indoor Track & Field Complex)
February 11
12:00 PM
Spire D-I Invitational
Geneva, Ohio (Spire Institute)
February 18
10:00 AM
Alex Wilson Invitational
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 23
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 24
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
February 25
11:00 AM
ACC Indoor Championships
Notre Dame, Ind.
March 10
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 11
5:00 PM
NCAA Indoor Championships
College Station, Texas (Texas A&M-Gilliam Indoor Stadium)
March 18
11:00 AM
Yellow Jacket Invitational
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
March 24
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 25
12:00 PM
Raleigh Relays
Raleigh, N.C. (NC State-Paul Derr Track)
March 30
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
March 31
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Stanford Invitational
Palo Alto, Calif. (Stanford University-Cobb Track)
April 1
10:00 AM
Texas Relays
Austin, Texas (University of Texas-Mike Meyers Stadium)
April 7
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 8
11:00 AM
Sun Angel Track Classic
Tempe, Ariz. (Arizona State University-Sun Angel Track)
April 15
12:00 PM
ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Louisville, Ky. (University of Louisville-Cardinal Park)
April 21
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
10:00 AM
Virginia Challenge
Charlottesville, Va. (University of Virginia-Lannigan Field)
April 22
11:00 AM
Michael Johnson Invitational
Waco, Texas (Baylor University-Clyde Hart T&F Stadium)
April 27
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 28
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 28
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
April 29
12:00 PM
Gina Relays
Hillsdale, Mich. (Hillsdale College-Ken Herrick Track)
April 29
1:00 PM
Penn Relays
Philadelphia, Pa. (University of Penn-Ben Franklin Field)
May 6
3:00 PM
Billy Hayes Invitational
Bloomington, Ind. (Indiana University-Haugh Track Complex)
May 12
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 13
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 14
6:00 PM
ACC Outdoor Championships
Atlanta, Ga. (Georgia Tech-George C. Griffin Track)
May 25
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 26
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
May 27
3:00 PM
NCAA East Regional
Lexington, Ky. (University of Kentucky-UK Track)
June 7
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 8
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 9
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)
June 10
1:00 PM
NCAA Outdoor Championships
Eugene, Ore. (University of Oregon-Hayward Field)

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