Villanova had one-two punch with Tiernan and McEntee; all five scorers placed in top-12
Each of the scoring runners for Villanova ran in a tight pack and finished in the top 10 overall
Villanova freshman won the Main Line Invitational in second career race
2013 Cross Country: Made an immediate impact on the national level in his first taste of collegiate competition ... Earned All-America honors and was the Mid-Atlantic Region Athlete of the Year ... Individual champion at both the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Region and the BIG EAST Championships ... First Villanova runner to win each of those titles since Bobby Curtis in 2007 ... Was the top finisher for the Wildcats at every scored meet during the season ... Finished in ninth place at the NCAA Championships with a time of 30:15.7 ... His finish is the highest for a Villanova runner since Curtis came in fourth in 2007 ... Won the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional with a time of 29:37 and came in first at the BIG EAST Championships in 23:51 ... Led the Wildcats to the team title at the Princeton Invitational with a third place overall finish (23:50) ... Came in fourth at the Chile Pepper Festival in Arkansas (24:27.0) to help Villanova earn a runner-up finish behind the host Razorbacks ... Individual winner at the four-mile Main Line Invitational (19:09.48), a performance which earned him BIG EAST Athlete of the Week honors ... Made his collegiate debut at the Friend Big Five Invitational and came in ninth on the 6,000 meter course with a time of 18:56.46.
St. Joseph's College: Racing for the U20 Australian team was a triple champion in 2012 in the 1500 meters (3:50.67), 5000 meters (14:40.59) and cross country ... Previously was the 2011 Australian Junior (U18) cross country champion ... Winner of the Southern Cross University 10K road race with a time of 30:34.
Personal: Born 9/11/94 ... One of four children of Jim and Karen Tiernan ... Siblings are Jack, Alexandra and Gabrielle ... Has yet to declare a major.
800 Meters 1:54.34 High School 1500 Meters 3:49.67 2013 Widener Invitational 3000 Meters 8:11.99 2013 Columbia Last Chance Meet 5000 Meters 14:40.59 High School 10000 Meters (road) 30:34 High School
CAREER AWARDS (Cross Country)
All-American 2013 Mid-Atlantic Region Athlete of the Year 2013 Mid-Atlantic Region Individual Champion 2013 All-Mid Atlantic Region 2013 BIG EAST Individual Champion 2013 All-BIG EAST 2013 BIG EAST Athlete of the Week September 24-30, 2013