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2011-12: Won the Spirit of Miami Award for exceptional enthusiastic commitment to his team ... Cross Country -- Did not run in any meets due to an injury.
2010-11: Cross Country -- Missed the first three races of the year with an injury but competed in the last four, improving his time each race ... clocked an 8K season-best 26:15.7 to take 49th at the MAC Championship ... first race of the season was the All-Ohio Championship, running in the open division in 27:18.6 ... was 126th and a season-best sixth on the team at the 10K Great Lakes Regional, clocking 32:59.63. Track and Field -- Did not compete in any meets due to an injury all season.
2009-10: Cross Country -- Ran in first three races of the season in first year at Miami before an injury sidelined him for the remainder of the season ... ran season-best 8K time of 26:01 at the Loyola Lakefront Invite (Oct. 3), placing sixth on the team and 28th overall ... scored in first two meets, taking eighth overall and third on the team at the season-opening Dayton 5K in 15:19 and third on the team and 31st overall at the Iona Meet of Champions (Sept. 19) in 26:18.13. Track and Field -- Ran in just two meets, both in the 1500m ... secured a season-best 1500m time of 3:58:54 at the RedHawk Invitational, placing second ... took sixth in the 1500m in 4:02:65 at the All-Ohio Outdoor Championships.
Prior to Miami: Transferred from Ohio State ... during 2008 cross country season at OSU, finished eighth at the 8K All-Ohio Championships in 25:58, placed 15th in the season opener at Kent State and 12th at the Great American Legends 8K at Purdue ... ran a season-best 8K time of 25:49 at the Big Ten Championships, finishing 52nd ... placed 74th at the NCAA Regional ... redshirted the entire 2007-08 season at Ohio State ... qualified and competed at the USATF junior national championships in Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium in 2008.
High School: A four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track at St. Ignatius High School under his father and coach Mike "Doc" Gallagher ... served as captain on cross country team as a senior ... named All-Ohio twice in cross country, earning a pair of individual district championships and finishing seventh at the Division I state meet in 2006 ... helped lead cross country team to a regional championship and a fifth-place finish at state meet in 2005 ... clocked top 5K time of 15:36 ... competed on Team Ohio at Mideast Cross Country Championship in 2006, earning fifth place and leading team to a first-place finish ... in track, was the district champ in the 3200m in 2007 and finished ninth at state ... top 1600m time was 4:16 and set a school record in the 3200m with a time of 9:10.
Personal: Born in May of 1989 in Cleveland, Ohio ... son of Michael and Catherine Gallagher ... mother, Catherine, attended Miami ... majoring in zoology with a minor in history ... member of National Honor Society in high school.