Seamus Degan
Seamus Degan
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: Buffalo, NY
High School: City Honors
Position: Distance

2013-14: Did not race for the Bulls as a freshman.

High School: Attended City Honors High School...raced for coaches Melissa Holden, Sean McCabe and Dave Curry...set cross country school records in the 4,000- and 5,000-meter and the three-mile runs, and T&F records in the 800 and 1,600 runs...as a senior won the Buffalo Public School League championship in cross country, the 800 and the 1,600...Section VI Class C cross country champion and Division II 800 champion...awarded the NYSPHSAA Cross Country Sportsmanship Award...earned 2013 First-Team All-Section VI and fourth-team all-state honors in cross country...named 2013 Checkers AC Cross Country Runner of the Year...won a pair of cross country Buffalo Public School League titles and a Section VI title...tallied eight Buffalo Public School League T&F titles in the 800 and 1,600 runs and one Section VI 800 run championship.

Personal: Born June 26, 1995...son of Jack and Jill...has one sister, Bridget...majoring in biomedical sciences...aspires to earn a PhD in research oncology and become a cancer researcher...hobbies include cooking, listening to music and reading...enjoys playing tennis, golf and basketball...describes himself as tenacious, dependable and lively...if he could invite three people to dinner, he'd invite distance runner Evan Jager, Abraham Lincoln and Nelson Mandela.