2008 CROSS COUNTRY: Was third on the team to cross the line at the ACC Championships and placed 45th individually with a time of 25:47.7... placed 75th overall at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals at Princeton (third on team with 34:48 time over 10K)...placed 25th at the Princeton Invitational (third on the team with 24:53.3 time over 8K)... finished ninth at the Mount Mary's Duals (third on the team with 16.26.5 time over 5K).
2007 CROSS COUNTRY: Competed in five events for Maryland and had solid season, finishing fourth through sixth in each event... Top individual finish was ninth place at the Mount St. Mary's Duals, fifth on the team (16:37.4 over 5K)... Finished 18th overall and fourth on the team as Maryland won the Leopard Invitational at Lafayette in mid-season... Went 26:38.7 over 5 miles... Placed 67th overall at both the ACC Championships at Virginia (6th on team with 26:13.9 time over 8K) and the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals at Lehigh (fifth on team with 31:49 time over 10K).
2006 CROSS COUNTRY: Improved as the season went on, placing fourth on the team in four events and third in the IC4A Championships, the final race of the year... finished 66th overall at the ACC Championships with a time of 26:36.0... earned a time of 26:18.2 at the IC4A Championships, good for 49th overall.
BEFORE MARYLAND: Led his cross country team to two county titles and one conference title during his junior and senior years... was individual conference champion for cross country during his senior year... was also individual Atlantic County Champion in 3,200 during senior year... won award for having the Highest GPA on cross country team for three year ... qualified for cross country, indoor track and outdoor track state meets of champions during his senior year... high school coach was Don Heyman... had PR of 9:29 in 3,200.
PERSONAL: Born in Somers Point, N.J... son of Joanne and Tom Gahr... has an older sister, Allison... will major in finance at Maryland... chose Maryland over Rutgers... member of the National Honor Society... lists his favorite athlete as Hines Ward.