Brian Gilligan
Brian Gilligan
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Framingham, Mass.
High School: Framingham
Position: Distance
Major: Mechanical and Ocean Engineering

Collegiate Personal Bests
Mile - 4:36.54
3000m - 9:05.74
5000m - 15:15.97

5000m - 15:34.03
10,000m - 32:01.64

2016-17: NEWMAC All-Conference Second Team (10,000m)... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference... Competed in eight meets... Was 14th at the D3 New England Outdoor Championship in the 10,000m at 32:24.44... Finished as the runner-up at the NEWMAC Championship in the 10,000m in 33:10.80... Was sixth in the 5,000m at the Bowdoin Invitational with a time of 16:12.32.

2015-16: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... competed in three indoor meets ... registered a 12th place finish in the 5,000m run with a time of 15:24.80 at the New England Division III Indoor Championship (2/19-20) ... also placed 12th in the same event in 15:27.84 at the Tufts Cupid Challenge (2/6) ... competed in five outdoor meets ... took seventh with a career best time of 32:01.64 in the 10,000m run at the New England Division III Outdoor Championship (5/5-7) ... in the same event, placed fourth in 33:00.58 at the NEWMAC Championship the weekend before (4/30) ... ran a season best time of 15:34.03 in the 5,000m run when he crossed the line sixth at the MIT vs. Williams Dual Meet (4/16).

2014-15: NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... competed in five indoor meets ... placed fourth with a career best time of 4:36.54 in the Mile at the Gordon Kelly Invitational (2/14) ... notched a personal best 9:05.74 - 12th place - in the 3,000m run at the Bowdoin Invite (1/17) ... registered a second place finish against Bates and Colby in the 5000m run with a time of 15:32.86 (1/10)

2013-14: (Outdoor): finished fifth at the NEWMAC Championship (4/26) in the 10000m run crossing in 32:31.93 … earned eighth place at the Sean Collier Invitational (4/19) in the 5000m run with a time of 15:42.97 … recorded a season best time of 15:41.46 in the 5000m run at the Engineer’s Cup (4/5) … crossed ninth in the 10000m run at the Snowflake Invite (3/29) in a final time of 32:55.78 … (Indoor): finished ninth in the 5000m run in a season best time at the Tufts Invitational (2/15) crossing in 15:46.43 … came in 12th in the 5000m run at the Tufts Stampede Invite (2/1) in 15:57.50 … crossed the line in 15:56.04 to finish seventh in the 5000m at the Bowdoin Quad meet (1/18) … crossed fifth in the 3000m run at Bates (1/11) in a time of 9:06.01.

Off the Track: Majoring in mechanical and ocean engineering with a minor in history … also competes on the MIT men’s cross country team … conducts UROP with MIT Sea Grant … earned the Alfred A.H. Keil Ocean Engineering Development Award, for excellence in broad-based research in ocean engineering. … interning at the Center for Innovation in Ship Design and Gilbert Associates Naval Architects... Doing research at the MIT Innovative Ship Design Lab... Tech Catholic Community President... Member of the Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society.

High School: A 2013 graduate of Framingham High School … cross country captain … cross country and indoor track MVPs … Bay State Conference All-Star … Bay State Games Future Leaders Scholarship winner … two mile indoor and outdoor school record holder … All-State qualifier … 10-time varsity letterwinner … National Honor Society … drummer in jazz band … president of the Quiz Bowl team … High Honor Roll … National Merit finalist … Framingham High School Leadership and Service Award.