Matthew Gallagher
Matthew Gallagher
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Keene, N.H.
High School: Keene
Position: Mid-Distance
2007-08: Placed 14th in one mile (4:34.51) at Rhody Mega Meet and 23rd in same event (4:34.08) at Sorlien Memorial Invitational ... 121st (29:17.00) at Atlantic 10 Cross Country Championship (five-mile course) ... 159th (27:47) at New England Championship (8k course) ... finished 170th (33:33.00) at NCAA Northeast Regionals (10k course). 2006-07: Finished ninth in 1000m run (2:33.89) and 14th in 3000m run (8:59.41) at the 2007 Atlantic 10 Indoor Track & Field Championship ... placed 19th in the 1500m run (4:10.55) at the Atlantic 10 Outdoor Track & Field Championship ... selected to attend NCAA Leadership Conference. 2005-06: Second in one mile (4:33.26) at URI Invitational ... fifth in 800m (2:01.68) at Holy Cross ... 13th in 1500m (4:10.48) at Charlotte Invitational ... 14th in one mile at Sorlien Memorial Invitational (4:32.78) and Armory Winter Classic (4:26.60) ... 15th in 800m (2:05.00) at UConn Invitational. High School: Four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track & field ... helped Keene cross country team to state championship titles in 2000 and 2003 ... finished 17th at state meet in 2003 ... recipient of Coaches' Award in 2003 ... member of cross country team which placed fourth in New England in 2003 ... earned high honors and was a member of student council. Personal: Born May 16, 1986 ... son of Timothy and Deborah Gallagher ... has two siblings - Kelly and Leighel ... biomedical and electrical engineering major at URI.