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Sean McGorty
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fairfax, Va.
High School: Chantilly
Major: undeclared
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2014 Season (Sophomore):

• 13th at Pac-12 Championships (23:56, 8k) and the third fastest Stanford runner

2013 Season (Freshman):

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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)


Track and Field:

• Ran 13:37.64 for 5,000 at the Payton Jordan Invitational
• Won the Brutus Hamilton Invitational mile in 4:00.35, a PR by four seconds

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 and field at North Carolina
• Father Kevin competed in the 1988 and 1992 decathlon Olympic Trials
• Has younger brothers Ryan, 16, and Brandon, 14 

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