Brendan Fennell
Brendan Fennell
Hometown: Pearl River, N.Y.
High School: Pearl River
Position: 1500/5000m


Indoor PRs Outdoor PRs XC PRs
1000M: 2:26.77 (2007) 800M: 1:53.77 (2006) 8000M: 24:51.32 (2006)
Mile: 4:06.67 (2007) 1500M: 3:46.04 (2007) 10000M: 30:34.3 (2006)
3000M: 8:07.01 (2007) 5000M: 14:02.53 (2007)
5000M: 14:23.91 (2006)  
2006-07: Patriot League Champion in the 1500m with a 3:46.51 ... set personal bests in the 800m, 1500m and 5000m outdoors ... easily won the Bucknell Outdoor Classic with a 14:02.53, eclipsing his own school record by almost two seconds ... won the 1500 at the Navy Invite in 3:46.04, leading from start to finish .... ran 4:03.19 at the Swarthmore Last Chance meet, breaking the school outdoor record in the mile. Indoors... Patriot League Champion in the Indoor Mile, setting a new personal best of 4:06.67 and winning his first individual title on the track ... came back a few hours later to place 4th in the 3000m ... won the college section of the 3000m at the New Balance Armory Collegiate Invite with a 8:07, the third-fastest time in school history ... set a personal best of 2:26.77 for the 1000m in his debut at the distance ... XC... 2006 Patriot League XC Champion, outdueling Mike Hanlon of Colgate in the final mile for his first PL title ... was the Eagles top man at NCAA's placing 63rd and just missing All-America Honors ... placed eighth at the Mid-Atlantic Regional meet, earning All-Region honors ... was also the Eagles first man in the Navy Invite running 24:51.32, the fastest time by any Eagle ever on that course.

2005-06: Set the school record in the 5000 meters at the Bucknell Outdoor Classic, running 14:04.14 ... ran the fastest time of his career in the 1500 at the Duke Invitational (3:48.54) ... improved his personal best to 1:55 in the 800 meters ... split 4:03.8 on the 4 x Mile at the Penn Relays ... finished third in the Patriot League in the 1500 meters ... competed at the NCAA East Regional in the 5000 meters...Indoors...Set new indoor school record in the 5000m (14:23.91) at the Armory Collegiate Invitational ... won the Navy Invitational 3k and followed it up with the fourth-fastest mile in school indoor history at the Terp Invitational with a PR 4:09...XC... Finished runner-up at the PLXC meet for the second straight year, running 24:34, outsprinting the third-place finisher in the final 100 meters... earned All-Region honors, finishing 16th... AUs top finisher at the NCAA XC Championships.

2004-05: One of the Eagles' best young prospects in the middle to long distance events ... has speed and strength and has competed well despite injury complications ... ran sixth-fastest time ever by an Eagle with his 3:50 in the 1500 at the Navy Invitational ... ran on Eagles 4 x mile team ... ran another 3:50 in the summer at the Boston High Performance meet ... anchored the Eagles victorious DMR indoors with an uncontested 4:12 split... XC...Finished runner-up at the PLXC meet and two weeks later led the Eagles to their first NCAA Championships appearance in over 30 years with his seventh place finish at Mid-Atlantic Regionals, earning All-Region honors.

2003-04: Did not compete due to injury.

High School: Foot Locker Northeast cross country champion ... was named honorable mention All-American in cross country three times ... named First Team All-State three times in cross country ... was a two-time New York state Class C cross country champion ... won the 1600m New York state Class B championship ... also played basketball and soccer.

Personal: Son of Eileen and Thomas Fennell .. has two brothers, Thomas and Brian, and one sister, Tara ... majoring in business administration.