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 John Dove

2015 USA Junior Championships Qualifier (1500 Meters)

2016 Outdoors: Earned a place on the MAAC All-Academic Team…Opened the season with a seventh-place showing in the 800 meters (1:55.96) at the USF Bulls Invitational on March 17…Crossed the line fifth in the 1500 meters (4:09.56) at the Metropolitan Outdoor Championships on April 8…Took home MAAC Track Performer of the Week honors on April 19 after finishing first in the 1500 (3:56.48) at the Princeton Outdoor Invitational (April 15)…Won the 800 (1:54.25) at the Lions Invitational on April 29…Placed fourth in the 1500 (3:56.40) at the MAAC Outdoor Championships on May 7…Had a season-best time of 3:51.24 to qualify for the final of the 1500 meters at the IC4A Outdoor Championships on May 13…Posted a time of 4:08.05 in the final of the IC4A Championships to place 12th overall.

2015-16 Indoors: Selected to the MAAC All-Academic Team…Named MAAC Track Performer of the Week on Jan. 19 after winning the 800 meters in 1:56.50 at the Spartan Regional Preview (Jan. 15)…Earned the bronze medal in the mile (4:15.22) at the Metropolitan Indoor Championships on Feb. 4…Took fourth in the mile (4:13.32) at the MAAC Indoor Championships on Feb. 21…Ran the 1000 meters in 2:28.35 at the Fastrack Last Chance Meet on Feb. 27 to qualify for the IC4A Indoor Championships…Posted a time of 2:30.06 to finish sixth in the 1000 at the IC4A Championships (March 4).

2015 Cross Country: Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team…Ran 6100 meters in 21:26.70 at the Brother Jasper Season Opener on Sept. 11…Completed the 8000-meter course in 26:52.10 to place 42nd at the UAlbany Invitational on Oct. 17…Finished 41st overall after posting a time of 25:06.70 for 8000 meters at the MAAC Championships on Oct. 31…Registered a time of 33:28.10 for 10,000 meters at the NCAA Northeast Regional Championships on Nov. 13.

2015 Outdoors: Represented Manhattan at the USA Junior Championships (June 25), finishing 11th in the 1500 meters with a time of 4:07.58…Qualified for the final with a 4:02.09 clocking in the preliminaries…Finished sixth in the 1500 (4:01.93) at the season-opening Hurricane Invitational on March 21…Took seventh place in the 1500 (4:01.44) at the Sam Howell Invitational on April 3…Ran the 800 meters at the Lions Invitational on April 25 and captured eighth place with a time of 1:56.56…Placed ninth in the 1500 (3:59.02) at the MAAC Outdoor Championships on May 2…Achieved the USA Juniors qualifying standard at the Swarthmore Final Qualifier on May 11, recording a season-best time of 3:54.12 in the 1500.

2014-15 Indoors: Took second in the mile (4:34.90) at the Manhattan College Opener on Dec. 5…Registered a ninth-place time of 2:34.73 in the 1000 meters at the Metro Team Challenge on Jan. 23…Finished fourth in the 1000 at the Metropolitan Indoor Championships on Feb. 5, posting a time of 2:32.26…Grabbed seventh place in the 800 meters (1:59.79) at the Monmouth Winter Invitational on Feb. 14…Placed ninth in the mile (4:17.11) at the MAAC Indoor Championships on Feb. 21.

2014 Cross Country: Opened the season with a 30:16.68 clocking over 8000 meters, good for 46th place, at the Fordham Fiasco/Ed Joyce Memorial on Sept. 6…Placed 41st at the Metropolitan Championships on Oct. 10, running 8000 meters in 28:05.60…Recorded an 8000-meter time of 28:23.65 at the MAAC Championships on Oct. 31.

Before Manhattan: Named first team all-section in the mile as a senior at Monroe-Woodbury High School…Qualified for the Section IX state meet in the mile…Received the Coaches Award in 2013…Also played soccer, helping the team reach the Class AA State Finals.

Personal: Son of Gene and Colleen…Grandfather, Jerry Buckley, ran track at Manhattan and was inducted into the Manhattan College Athletic Hall of Fame in 2014…Has one brother, Ryan, and one sister, Shannon…Majoring in business…Has played the violin for 10 years…Born on May 15, 1996.

Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Monroe, N.Y.
High School: Monroe-Woodbury
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