Brandan McGee
Brandan McGee
Height: 5-10
Weight: 150
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hiram, Ohio
High School: Crestwood
Position: Distance

2014 Outdoor: Competed in the 3,000m steeplechase during the spring season, finishing tenth in the event at the 2014 America East Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Vermont… Posted a season-best time of 9:30.69 in the steeplechase event at the Larry Ellis Invitational at Princeton… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2013-14 Indoor: Finished 16th in the 3,000m run with a top season time of 8:44.82 at the 2014 America East Indoor Track and Field Championships in New York… Also competed in the event at the Rider/Lafayette Winter Games.

2013 Outdoor: Finished ninth in the 3,000m steeplechase and 26th in the 5,000m run at the 2013 America East Outdoor Championships… Recorded his top season time in the steeplechase, 9:41.80, at the Duke Invitational while finishing seventh in the 5k at the Morgan State Legacy Meet with a season-best time of 15:32.04.

2012-13 Indoor: Did not compete in any meets.

2012 Outdoor: Won the gold medal and broke the UMBC school record in the 3,000m steeplechase with a time of 9:01.73 at the America East Championships... Qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary in Jacksonville, Fla., where he placed 46th... Finished in fifth in the 5,000m run at the conference meet... Won the 3,000m run at the Maryland Invitational with a time of 8:37.49 which ranks as the third-fastest in school history... Named to the America East Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2011-12 Indoor: Recorded UMBC's top time in the 5,000m run, 14:57.54, while finishing 11th at the America East Championships...  Set the Retrievers' top time in the 3,000m run, 8:44.71, while placing 12th at the Gotham Cup in New York.

2011 Outdoor: Finished fifth overall, 9:20.63, in the 3,000m steeplechase at the America East Championships... Finished eigth overall, 14:52.91, in the 5,000m run at the America East Championships... Named to the America East Honor Roll.

2010-11 Indoor: Earned a third-place finish, 9:01.14, in the 3,000m run at the 10th annual Gulden Relays... Finished fifth overall, 4:20.84, in the 1-mile run at the Patriot Games... Finished 14th overall, 8:37.74, in the 3,000m run at the America East Championships.

Background: Named the Record Courier Athlete of the Year in 2010… Earned Academic All-Ohio team honors in cross country three years and in track and field twice… Earned All-Ohio honors twice in track and field and once in cross country… A four-year All-Metro honoree… Named Crestwood’s Most Valuable Player three times… Also lettered in swimming and soccer... Member of the National Honor Society… Won the Presidential Award for academics.

Personal: Son of Tammy and Ron McGee… Has two siblings, Cameron and Mae-Lynn… Majoring in economics and health administration and hopes to start his own business… Born July 22, 1991.