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Brendan Smith
Position: XC/Distance
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fayetteville, N.Y.
High School: Christian Brothers Academy

Career Performance List

Career Accolades: 
Two-time NCAA Championships qualifier in the steeplechase (2013, 2014)
Two-time USTFCCCA All-Academic (2013, 2014)
2014 Heps champion in the steeplechase
- 2014 First-Team All-Ivy
- 2013 USA Junior Championships qualifier (steeplechase)
- 2013 Pan-American Junior Games qualifier (steeplechase)
- 2013 Academic All-Ivy (cross country)
- 2013 USTFCCCA All-Region (cross country)
- Sixth all-time at Penn in the steeplechase (8:53.42) 
- Eighth all-time at Penn in the indoor 5,000 meters (14:33.75) 

2015-16: Competed in six cross country races, scoring in the final three … Placed 48th at the Notre Dame Invitational (10/2) … Finished 14th at the Princeton Invitational (10/17) … Crossed the finish line 22nd at the Ivy Heps (10/30) … Placed 15th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional … Helped the men’s cross country team earn a berth into the NCAA Championships for the first time since 1975 … Scored at the NCAA Championships in Louisville, Ky. (175th).

2014-15: Finished first on the team at the Paul Short Run (Oct. 4) ... Scored at every cross country meet in which he competed, including Heps and NCAA Regionals ... Finished third in the 1,500 meters at the Maryland Invitational (March 28) ... Sixth in the steeplechase at Stanford Invitational (April 4).

2013-14: USTFCCCA all-region in cross country ... Academic All-Ivy in cross country ... Heps champion in the steeplechase ... First-team Outdoor All-Ivy (steeplechase) ... Qualified for NCAA Championships, USA Junior Championships and Pan-American Junior Games in the steeplechase ... USTFCCCA all-academic ... Scored at every cross country meet and finished second on the team at Heps and NCAA Regionals.

2012-13: Qualified for NCAA Championships in the steeplechase ... USTFCCCA all-academic ... Finished first on the team at four cross country meets, including Heps ... Also scored and finished fourth on the team at at NCAA Cross Country Regionals ... Finished second in the 3,000 meters at the Angry Bird Invitational (Jan. 19).

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