Brandan McGee
Brandan McGee
Height: 5-10
Weight: 150
Year: Senior
Hometown: Hiram, Ohio
High School: Crestwood

2013: Competed in all six of UMBC’s meets, scoring in the final three of the season and helping the Retrievers win their first America East Conference championship since 2005… Placed 19th overall with a time of 25:36.66 at the conference meet at Binghamton… Helped UMBC earn its first-ever top-ten finish at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals by placing 63rd at Lehigh with a 10k time of 31:42… Also scored for the Retrievers at the Princeton Invitational on Oct. 19 with a season-best 8k time of 25:04… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2012: Named to the America East All-Conference Team after finishing seventh at the conference championships at New Hampshire’s College Woods… Also selected to the America East All-Academic Team… Helped lead the Retrievers to their best team finish at the conference meet, third-place, since winning the title in 2005… Led the Retrievers in five of the six races in which he competed… Set career-bests at the 5K, 8K, and 10K distances during the year, breaking the school record for the 5K (15:17.20) and 8K (24:45.65) races… Set the 5K standard at the season-opening Spider Alumni Open where he finished fourth overall… Broke the 8K record at the Princeton Invitational on Oct. 13 during a 16th-place finish… Led UMBC to a top-15 team finish at the 10K NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals by placing 41st with a personal-best time of 31:29.35, the second-fastest time in school history… Also earned top-20 finishes at the Navy Invitational and Princeton Invitational… Named to the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

2011: Scored in each of UMBC's six meets and was the top-Retriever finisher four times, including at the America East Championships and NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regionals... Finished fourth at the Mount St. Mary's Duals in a school-record 5K time of 15:33.07... Placed 27th in a time of 25:25.48 at the conference meet and then led the Retrievers at the regional meet with a 32:11.20 to finish in 64th... Recognized on the America East Honor Roll.

2010: Scored in every meet, including first for the Retrievers at the Navy Invite, where he finished 17th in a season-best 8K time of 25:16.85… Also finished 17th at the season-opening Mount St. Mary’s Duals in a 5K time of 16:11.26… Placed 31st at the America East Championships, while finishing 59th at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships in a 10K time of 31:54… Recognized on the America East Commissioner’s Honor Roll.

Background: Named the Record Courier Athlete of the Year in 2010… Earned Academic All-Ohio team honors in cross country three years and in track and field twice… Earned All-Ohio honors twice in track and field and once in cross country… A four-year All-Metro honoree… Named Crestwood’s Most Valuable Player three times… Also lettered in swimming and soccer... Member of the National Honor Society… Won the Presidential Award for academics.

Personal: Son of Ron and Tammy McGee… Has two siblings, Cameron and Mae-Lynn… Double majoring in financial economics as well as health administration and public policy and hopes to start his own business… Born July 22, 1991.