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  Ciaran O'Lionaird
Ciaran O'Lionaird

RS Senior

Cork, Ireland

High School:
De La Salle

Last College:


Cross Country: 2009


Cross Country: 2009

Personal Bests:
5000m - 14:10.99
8K (XC) - 23:38.80
10K (XC) - 30:37.10

2009 Cross Country:
- Placed second in his first ever race for the Garnet and Gold at the Covered Bridge Open with a time of 19:45.10.
- Ran the eighth-fastest time at the Virginia Tech Invitational at 24:31.40 and helped the Seminoles to a second place finish at the event.
- Crossed the line as the first Seminole and twelfth participant overall at the Notre Dame Invitational in a time of 24:08.
- Helped FSU to an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Pre-Nationals with a time of 24:37.90.
- Posted a new personal best in the 8K at the ACC Championship with a time of 23:38.80, placing in the top-10 and earning All-ACC honors.
- Ran the 10K NCAA South Regional in 31:07.88, good enough to earn All-South Region honors and a top-20 placing overall in helping the `Noles to a second place finish.
- Was the third Seminole to finish at the NCAA National Championships, posting a time of 31:41.20.

2010 Track:
- Posted a 14:10.99 in the 5000m at the Husky Invitational.
- Competed in the 5000m at the ACC Indoor Championships, crossing the line in 14:59.44.

At Michigan (2007-09):
2008 Cross Country:

- Earned the crown at the Spartan Invitational with a finish time of 24:44 in the 8K run.
- Finished third with a time of 24:24.10 at the Iona Meet of Champions.
- Posted a personal-record time of 23:50.60 in the 8K run at the Pre-National meet where he took 10th place.
- Grabbed a ninth-place finish at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a time of 31:42.6 in the 10K.
- Led Michigan at the NCAA Championships with a finish time of 30:37.10 that earned him 68th place.

2007 Cross Country:
- Opened the season with a ninth-place finish in the Michigan Open.
- Posted a 24:50 in finishing 45th at the Notre Dame Invitational.
- Placed 27th at the NCAA Great Lakes Regional with a time of 31:42.74.

2009 Track:
Indoor -
- Was the top Wolverine to finish the Mile (4:11.46) at The Dual with Ohio State.
- Posted a 4:06.90 in placing sixth in the Mile at the Indiana Relays.
- Ran a time of 8:29.43 in the 3000m in finishing 70th at the Husky Invitational.

2008 Track:
Indoor -
- Finished third in the Mile with a time of 4:10.45 at The Dual.
- Placed sixth in the 3000m with a time of 8:04.05 at the Meyo Invitational.

2007 Track:
Indoor -
- Competed in the Mile at the TFM Silverston Invitational, finishing third with a time of 4:13.48.
- Fifth-place finish in the Mile (4:13.33) at the Indiana Gladstein Invite.

- Academic All-Big 10 selection 2006-2008.

- Multiple national Underage Cross Country Championships with Leevale Athletic Club in Cork, Ireland.

Born April 11, 1988...Majoring in Literature.

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