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    Brendan McDonnell
    Brendan McDonnell
    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Palos Heights, Ill.

    High School:
    Stagg HS

    Event:
    XC-Distance

    Birthdate:
    02/06/1992

    I/O Eligibility:
    SR/SR

    AT ILLINOIS

    Cross Country
    2013 XC - JUNIOR
    Joined the team after placing third at the Illini Challenge ... Scored points for the Illini at the NCAA Midwest Regionals ... Finished third for squad at the Big Ten Championships ... Finished fourth for the Illini with a personal-best 8K time of 24:37 at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational ... Made his Illini debut at the Boilermaker Invitational where he led the Illini and placed ninth overall.

    High School
    State qualifier in cross country in 2009 ... Earned All-Region honors in 2010.

    Personal
    Son of John and Margaret McDonnell ... Born Feb. 6, 1992 ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.

    McDonnel's Personal Bests
    Cross Country
    6K: 19:22 - Illini Challenge (8/30/13)
    8K: 24:37 - Wisconsin Adidas Invitational (10/19/13)
    10K: 30:43 - NCAA Midwest Regional (11/15/13)
    5 Miles: 25:45 - Notre Dame Invitational (10/4/13)

    Track
    Indoor
    3,000m: 8:45.67 - Orange & Blue Open (2/22/14)
    5,000m: 14:59.69 - Indiana Relays (2/1/14)

    Updated March 2014

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