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Sean McGorty
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Fairfax, Va.
High School: Chantilly
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2013 Season (Freshman): Won the 2-14 U.S. junior national championship while leading Stanford to a 1-2-3 sweep of the 8K race (24:44) at Flatirons Golf Course in Boulder, Colo. ... won the North American, Central American, and Caribbean junior cross country title and led the U.S. team to victory on Feb. 22, 2014, at Mount Irvine, Tobago ... an All-West Region selection after finishing 12th at the NCAA West Regionals in Sacramento ... was No. 4 on the team in 29:57 (10K) ... was Stanford's No. 4 (161st overall) at the NCAA Championships (31:13.1) in Terre Haute ... broke on to the scene by finishing fifth overall and No. 1 for Stanford in his collegiate debut, at the Pre-Nationals in Terre Haute, Ind., on Oct. 19 ... his time was 23:38.97 over 8K ... was on Stanford's Pac-12 Championship squad, but DNF'd ... while running unattached, was fifth at the Stanford Invitational and No. 3 among all Stanford runners (24:32, 8K).

International: Won the North American, Central American, and Caribbean junior cross country title and led the U.S. team to victory on Feb. 22, 2014, at Mount Irvine, Tobago.

High School: Won the 2013 New Balance Outdoor Championships with a state record 8:45.61 for two miles in Greensboro, N.C. … led wire to wire to win by nearly seven seconds … it was the second-fastest two-mile in the country in 2013 … won every cross-country race in 2012, except for a runner-up finish in the FootLocker nationals in San Diego … among his victories was a state-meet record 14:47 over 5K to win the Virginia Group AAA title … repeated as the Virginia 3A champion in the 3,200 ... followed his 9:05.51 title-winning run in 2012 with 8:58.02 victory in 2013 … ran 4:04.47 to set a Penn Relays high school mile record … it was the No. 3 mile in the country in 2013 … fourth at the 2013 U.S. junior nationals in the 1,500, in 3:49.26 … ran a 4:11.95 mile during a special Nike Elite camp high school race at the Olympic trials.

Personal: Son of Kevin and Vicki McGorty, who both ran track & field at UNC Chapel Hill ... father Kevin competed in the 1988 and 1992 decathlon Olympic Trials ... has younger brothers Ryan, 16, and Brandon, 14. 

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