2016-17: Indoor (Fr.): Secured two first-place finished in his inaugural indoor season, both in the 3,000-meter run ... Captured a first place finish at the Wisconsin SHELL Shocker with a personal best 3,000-meter run time of 8:54.06 ... Notched first at the UW Parkside Classic in the 3,000-meter run (8:54.85) ... Took fourth in the mile with a time of 4:39.15 at the UW Parkside Fall Finale. Outdoor (Fr.): Placed top-10 at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships and set a personal best in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:28.26) ... Took third at the Joey Haines Invite in the 3,000-meter steeplechase (9:36.40) ... Captured fifth at the UW Whitewater Drake Alternative Meet in the 1,500-meter race with a time of 4:13.05 ... Set a personal best in the 1,500-meter at Marquette Duals with a time of 4:02.57. Cross Country (Fr.): Placed top-25 at the UW Parkside Midwest CC Open in the 4.98-mile race (27:20.1).
Prior to Marquette: Lettered in cross country and track at Bishop Watterson High School .. Served as team captain for three seasons for both cross country and track … Was a Second Team All-Region selection in track … Earned All-District honors in track (three times) and cross country (twice) … Led team to cross country District title in 2012 … Holds school record for fastest 5K in cross country, and in track, the 3,200-meter run and 4x1,600-meter relay.
Personal: McClelland was born in Owatonna, Minn. and is the son of Rob McClelland and Elisha McClelland … Has three siblings, Abbie, Grace, John and Regan … Plans to study business.
BIG EAST Outdoor Championships 2017- 3,000-meter steeplechase: 9th (9:28.26)