Daniel McDermott
Daniel McDermott
Height: 5-7
Weight: 145
Year: So.
Hometown: Lowell, Mass.
High School: Lowell
Position: Distance
Major: History

Collegiate Personal Bests
Indoor:
800 Meter Run: 2:03.03
1,000 Meter Run: 2:43.82

Outdoor:
400 Meter Run: 54.79
800 Meter Run: 1:58.78
1,500 Meter Run: 4:29.40

2017 Outdoor Track: At the MIT Sean Collier Invitational he ran a collegiate best time of 54.79 in the 400m...Placed 15th in the 800m in a collegiate best of 1:58.78

2016-17 Indoor Track: Part of the school-record 4x800m relay team that ran 8:08.15 to place 6th at the NE-10 championship… Ran a career-best time of 2:43.82 in the 1000m at the Dartmouth Indoor Classic… At the John Thomas Terrier Invitational, he ran an indoor-best 2:03.03 in the 800m.

2016 Outdoor Track: Ran a season-best 400m at the Bridgewater State University Invitational with a time of 55.09… Had a personal-best 800m at the MIT Sean Collier Invitational with a time of 2:02.70… Ran a best 1,500m with a time of 4:29.40… Had four top-10 finishes during the outdoor season.

2015-16 Indoor Track: Finished first place in the 1,000m at the USM Open III with a personal-best time of 2:44.14… Had four top-10 finishes during the indoor season.

2015 Cross Country: At the Northeast-10 Men's Cross Country Championships, he ran the 4.97m with a time of 29:20.1. 

Prior to Assumption: Ran track and field and played soccer at Lowell High School... His soccer team won the 2011 MVC Championship... His indoor track team won three straight MVC Championships in 2012, 2013 and 2014... His team won the 2013 Division I All-State Championship, while his outdoor track team won back-to-back MVC Championships in 2012 and 2013... Two-time indoor track All-Conference honoree in 2014 and 2015... Has PR's of 2:00 in the 800m and 4:38 in the mile... Member of the 4x800-meter relay team that placed third at the 2015 Indoor All-State Meet.

Personal: Son of Arthur and Carol... Has two siblings, Jillian and Artie... Born on Sept. 23... Has volunteered at Lowell National Park.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Clint Dempsey... Dream job: High school history teacher... No. 1 song on his iPod: American Pie... If you could meet anyone: John F. Kennedy... What celebrity do you get mistaken for: Neil Flynn... Favorite sports memory: Qualifying for New England's in the 4x800-meter relay in 2015.