|Hometown:||Garden City, N.Y.|
2012: Ran a career-best 8K time of 27:59 at the Paul Short Invitational on Sept. 28 … also ran at the Harry Lang Invitational (70th, 22:39.0), National Catholic Championship (192nd, 28:10) and New England Championship (238th, 29:07.03).
2011: Ran in the IC4A Championship placing 118th with a time of 29:14.
Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity cross country team at Chaminade H.S. … named Most Improved Runner … selected to the All-League team … team won league championship in 2008, 2009, 2010 and 2011 … three-year member of the varsity indoor and outdoor track and field teams … indoor team won NSCHSAA title in 2008, 2009 and 2011 … outdoor team won league title in 2008 and 2009 … member of the Academic Honor Roll all four years.
Personal: Son of Patrick and Nancy McAward … has two brothers (Patrick and Robert) and one sister (Annie) … brother, Patrick, was a member of the crew team at Notre Dame and brother, Robert, played tennis at Maryland … has not yet declared a major.
McAward's Top 8K Performances
|2011||29:14||IC4A Championship (11/19)|
|2012||27:59||Paul Short Invitational (9/28)|