Connor Callahan Set For USA Junior Nationals

June 24, 2010

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MILWAUKEE - Marquette University freshman distance runner Connor Callahan will compete Friday, June 25 at 9 p.m. in the 10,000-meter run at the 2010 USA Junior Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Des Moines, Iowa.

"Connor had a pretty solid freshman year and he will look to continue it Friday night at Drake,"  head coach Bert Rogers said. "It was exciting for him to qualify and we are looking forward to see what he can do."

The Championships, held at Drake University, will be televised Friday on ESPN beginning at 8 p.m.

Callahan recorded a top time in the 10,000 during the outdoor campaign of 31:49.53 at the S.F. State Distance Carnival on March 26, while also competing in the 3,000 and 5,000 during the season. 

He was also very successful during his first year on the Marquette cross country squad, recording top-five team finishes in each race during the 2009 season, including a third-place finish on the team, 61st overall, at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional.








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