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  Kieran Dowling
Kieran Dowling

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hershey, Pa.

High School:
Hershey


AS A JUNIOR IN 2009: Took third on the team, 41st overall at the MAAC Championships in 28:06.0... Finished third for the Greyhounds in his season debut at the Navy Invitational (38th, 26:48.2) on September 12... Also took third on the team at the Iona Meet of Champions (116th, 28:00.30) and Paul Short Run (325th, 26:21).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Took second on the team, 17th overall in 16:27 at the Baltimore Metro Invitational... Led the `Hounds at the Cappy Anderson Invitational (18th, 27:17.34)... Ran a season-high, 26:33.40 at the Princeton Invitational, taking sixth on the team, 117th overall... Finished 84th at the MAAC Championships in 28:13.18... Was a member of Loyola's Project Mexico Team, which involved a 10-day excursion into Tijuana and Mexicali.

BEFORE LOYOLA: Two-time Pennsylvania State Track & Field Championships qualifier for the Trojans under coaches Kevin Stover and Al Frike... 2006 District III medalist in cross country.

PERSONAL: Son of Keith and Colleen Dowling... Has a younger brother, Corey, who also runs cross country... Favorite runner is Steve Prefontaine... Enjoys skiing and doing community service... Political science major with a minor in writing.

PRs: 800m - 1:58 1500m - 4:12 5k - 15:55 8k - 26:20