Maryland Track & Field BIO

2013 OUTDOOR TRACK - Placed 11th in the 1500 meters at Maryland Invitational where he ran a season-best 4:05.24…Placed 2nd in the 5000 meters at Duke Invitational with a time of 14:45.72, which is the best of any Terp this season.

2012 OUTDOOR TRACK - Finished 17th in 1500 at the UCF Invitational (4:10.16)...Ran the 3000 in 9:09.75 to finish 12th at the Maryland Invitational.

2012 INDOOR TRACK - Ran the 3000 in 8:27.25 at the ACC Championships...Finished 24th in event...Finished 11th in the 5000 at the Wesley Brown Invitational (14:53.29)...Time is 9th fastest in Terps history...Finished 24th in same event at the ACC Championships (15:00.60)... Part of the distance medley relay team that finished 3rd at the Terrapin Invitational (10:30.97).

2011 CROSS COUNTRY - Ran in four meets for the Terps... Best finish was 7th overall and 4th on the team as the Terps won the Blue & Gold Invitational at Delaware... Went 27:27.7 over 8K... Best 8K mark of the year was 26:37.4 to finish 10th on the team at Navy... Also ran 16:17.4 and ran in No. 9 spot for Terps at Mount 5K Duals.

2011 OUTDOOR TRACK - Season-best of 4:13.14 in the 1,500 came at the Hopkins/Loyola Invitational, where he was 4th... Went 8:55.46 in the 3,000 at the Colonial Relays to place 13th... Best 5,000 mark of the year was 15:14.75 to finish 5th at the Maryland Invitational... Ran 15:25.80 at the ACC Outdoor meet to finish 30th.

2011 INDOOR TRACK - Lone indoor appearance came at Terrapin Invitational with 11th-place finish in the 3,000 with 9:19.67 clocking.

2010 CROSS COUNTRY - Competed in five of six events for Terps... Ran third on the team at the Navy Invitational, going 27:07.1 over 8K course to place 66th overall... Scored for Maryland at the ACC Championships, placing 86th overall and fifth on team at Boston College, going 26:16.8 over 8K... Also scored at Penn State National, with 27:33 clocking over 5.2-mile route... Sixth Terrapin across the line at NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional, placing 151st on Penn State 10K course at 34:21.

2010 INDOOR & OUTDOOR TRACK - Did not compete.

2009 CROSS COUNTRY - Ran in opening event of the season, finishing ninth among team at UMES Lid-Lifter... Went 27:55.9 over 8K course and finished 26th overall.

BEFORE MARYLAND - A.P. scholar and honor roll student at Eleanor Roosevelt HS in nearby Greenbelt... All-American at 5,000 meters with 4th-place finish at Nike Indoor Nationals... Nine-time P.G. County champion and six-time region champion in distance events... Finished third at state championships in 3,200... Pre-Maryland personal bests: 800 - 2:00.3; 1,600 - 4:25; 3,200 - 9:30; 5K - 15:12.

PERSONAL - Came to Maryland majoring in biochemistry with an idea toward a pre-med concentration... Youngest of three brothers... Parents are Robert and Karen Faherty... Volunteered at local hospital... Senatorial and Delegate scholarship winner... Grew up pretending to be a Washington Redskins player... Came to Maryland due to coaching staff and the outstanding academics... Chose Maryland over American and Villanova... Enjoys the outdoors.

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