AS A SOPHOMORE: Took a larger role on the Irish cross country team, competing in three meets ... placed first on the team and third overall at the Valparaiso Invitational ... took 30th at the National Catholic Championship ... participated in the Notre Dame Invitational Gold race, placing 43rd in 25:52 at the home 8,000-meter course ... did not compete during the 2007 track and field season.
AS A FRESHMAN: Ran in one cross country meet for the Irish, taking 30th at the Valparaiso Invitational in 27:41 ... top performance of the indoor track season came at the Meyo Invitational, when he ran the mile in 4:28.33 ... got stronger as the season went on, eventually running the 1,500 meters outdoors in 4:01.95 at the Hillsdale Gina Relays.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Eleven-time letterwinner in cross country, track and field, and swimming at Allentown Central Catholic High School ... state medalist in the 1,600 meters as a senior ... school record holder in the 800m and 1,600m ... two-time cross country all-conference selection ... regional track champion in the 1,600m as a senior ... three-time cross country team MVP ... personal bests include 1:58.45 in the 800m and 4:18.07 in the 1,600m ... member of National Honor Society, Key Club, and Environmental Club at Allentown Central Catholic ... son of Judith and Christopher McFadden ... one of four children ... cousin, Joseph McFadden, played football at Catholic University ... born March 16, 1987 in Bethlehem, Pa. ... enrolled in the College of Science as a biology major.
|Career Cross Country Results|
|Career Track Bests|
|800m||2:01.05||2006 Notre Dame Opener|
|Mile||4:28.33||2006 Meyo Invitational|
|1,500m||4:01.95||2006 Hillsdale Gina Relays|