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



  • Ran career-best 8k in 26:28 at the Paul Short Invitational on Oct. 1
  • Also ran the 8k in 26:55.90 at the New England Championship, 27:32.7 at the Patriot League Championship and 28:34 at the IC4A Championship
  • Ran the 5k in 16:17 versus New Hampshire and Providence, the five mile in 28:06 at the National Catholic Championship and the 10k in 34:19.25 at the NCAA Northeast Regional
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll


  • Ran his best 8K time of the season at the New England Championship with a time of 27:37.
  • Also ran an 8K time of 28:00 at the Paul Short Invitational.
  • Ran the 5K at the Central Connecticut Mini Meet (16:37) and vs. New Hampshire and Providence (17:17).
  • Also ran a 5 mile at the IC4A Championship in a time of 29:06.


  • Ran season-best 8K time of 27:22.24 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational
  • Also ran against New Hampshire 6K (41st, 21:08.50), 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 meter
  • 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 8KPerformances 

Year Time Meet (Date)
2016  26:28 Paul Short Invitational (10/1)
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