Year: Junior
Hometown: Littleton, Mass.
High School: Concord Academy



  • Competed in the 4,000-meter Distance Medley, 1 mile, 1,500 and 3,000-meter runs and was a member of the 4 x 400-meter Relay team
  • Recorded career-best time in the 1,500-meter run (4:02.67) at the Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/24), the 1 mile run (4:23.95) at the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Inv. (2/10) and the 3,000-meter run (8:50.07) at the John Thomas Terrier Invitational (1/27)
  • Placed ninth in the 3,000-meter run (9:01.22) at the Jay Carisella Track & Field Invitational
  • Finished eighth in the 1 mile run (4:34.68) at the UNH vs Holy Cross Meet (1/21)
  • Qualified for and finished seventh in the 4,000-meter Distance Medley (10:27.78) at the Patriot League Indoor Track & Field Championships (2/17)
  • During the outdoor season, Gallagher qualified for and finished 16 in the 1,500-meter run (4:07.15) at the Patriot League Outdoor Track & Field Championships (5/5)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll


  • Competed in 800m, 1,000m, 1,500m, one-mile and 3,000m runs
  • Recorded career-high times in the 800m (1:58.80) at the David Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/12), in the 1,000m (2:35.97) at the Joe Donahue Games (1/22), in the 1,500m (4:12.28) versus Rhode Island and Worcester State (4/27), in the one-mile (4:36.06) at Central Connecticut Invitational (4/2) and in the 3,000m (9:18.34) at the Jay Carisella Invitational (12/13)
  • Also ran as a member of the 4,000m distance medley team, 4x400m and 4x800m relay teams
  • Ran as a part of the 4,000m distance medley team that recorded a team-best time of 10:26.53 at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19)


  • Competed in the 800, 1,000 and 1,500-meter and one mile runs
  • Also competed on the 4x400 and 4x800-meter relay teams
  • Ran season-high times in the 800 (2:00.96) at the Brown Springtime Open, in the 1,000 (2:43.87) at the Joe Donahue Games, the 1,500 (4:17.17) at the Holy Cross Classic and one mile (4:43.41) versus Maine.


  • Ran season-best 8K time of 27:22.24 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational
  • Also ran against New Hampshire 6K (41st, 21:08.50) and in the Central Connecticut Mini Meet 5K (JV, 15th, 16:41.98) and IC4A Championship 5 mile (128th, 29:49.30).

Before Holy Cross:

  • Three-year member of the cross country team at Concord Academy
  • Named 2013 Eastern Independent League All-Star and Boston Globe All-Scholastic in 2013
  • Two-year member of the track & field team, competing in mid distance/throw
  • Set school record in 4 x 400 meter relay during senior year
  • Came in third place in the 800 meter at 2014 Odell Championships
  • Placed eighth in 2014 NEPSAC Division III Championship in 800 mete
  • One year member of track & field at Littleton High School
  • Competed in sprints/mid distance/throws
  • Was the fastest 400 meter runner as a freshman, running 59.08 at 2011 Massachusetts State Championships
  • Played lacrosse for one season
  • Member of the Cambridge Sports Union track & field/cross country club team.


  • Son of Joseph and Judith Gallagher
  • Uncle, Kenneth (class of ’79) ran track & field, competing in the long jump
  • Cousins Brendan (class of ’07) and Matthew Webb (class of ’11) both played men’s ice hockey for Holy Cross
  • Majoring in English and studio art.

Gallagher’s Top Performances



Meet (Date)



David Hemery Valentine Invitational (2/12/2016)



Joe Donahue Games (1/22/2016)



Holy Cross Men’s Meet (4/24/2017)



Boston University David Hemery Valentine Inv. (2/10/2017)



John Thomas Terrier Invitational (1/27/2017)

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