Jake Gallagher
Jake Gallagher
Year: Senior
Hometown: Halifax, NS
High School: Charles Allen
Yale PRs

2008-2009 - Struggled with achilles tendonitis throughout the cross country season...Placed among Yale's top three runners in every race he ran, including the Penn State National and the NCAA Northeast Regional, where he was Yale's top finisher... 2007-2008 - Ran a personal best and NCAA regional qualifying time of 3:46 for the 1,500 outdoors...Set a personal best of 8:12 for the indoor 3,000m at Boston University and went on to place third in the event at the Indoor Heptagonal Championship...Was recently named to the 2008 USTFCCCA All-Academic team for track...Won the first two races of the cross-country season, the Harvard-Yale dual and the Murray Keatinge Invitational...Earned second team All-Ivy and All-Northeast honors with an 18th place finish in the North East Region...2006-2007 - Went undefeated in three meets during the Yale/Harvard vs. Oxford/Cambridge England tour during the summer, winning the 3k vs Limerick, the 1500m in Birmingham and the 5k against Oxford/Cambridge...Scored in the Outdoor Heps Championships in the 5000m...Earned All-East Honors for anchoring the DMR at the Indoor IC4A's...Anchored the winning DMR at the Indoor Geigengack Invitational...Won the Terrier Indoor Invitational in the 5000m in an IC4A qualifying time of 14:23...Garnered 2nd Team All-Ivy Honors for his 10th place finish at the Heps Cross Country Championships and become the first Yale sophomore to break 25:00 minutes at VCP...Won the Yale Harvard Dual Meet...2005-2006 - Struggled with illness and asthma after recovering from cross country stress fracture...Was having a tremendous season as the Bulldog's top harrier until a stress fracture in his shin sidelined him for the remainder of the fall...High School - One of the top high runners in all of Canada while competing for Charles Allen High School in Halifax, Nova Scotia...Was a member of 2005 Canadian World Junior Cross Country Championships team where he finished in 78th place...Finished 4th at the 2005 Pan Am games in the 5000m...Has tremendous range on the track bringing pr's of 1:53.5 800m, 3:55.77 1500m, 8:30.21 3000m, and 14:44.21 for 5000m...Should have an immediate impact on both the cross country and track teams.