Siena Boasts School Record 147 Honorees
MacFarlane Finishes 17th Overall
Both Saints Squads Finish in Top-10
Men's and Women's Cross Country Impressive in Season Opener
Nearly 42% of Siena's Student Athletes Posted Cumulative GPA's of 3.20 or Better
AS A JUNIOR: Named All-MAAC Academic Team... Ran in the Nassaney Invitational finishing with a time of 26:54.1...Participated in the Br. Doyle Meet of Champions with the final time of 27:34...Top-15 finish at the University at Albany Invitational with a 5:22 average mile for a total 26:41...Finished 15th in the Fr. O'Neil Invitational and top-3 Saints finish with his 26:33 and an average 5:23 mile...Finished 42nd at the MAAC Championships with a 26:26.51 in the 8K...Top-3 Saints finisher at the NCAA Northeast Regional with a 33:36.3 in the regional 10K event.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Best Saints finisher at MAAC Championships 8K (10/28) with a time of 26:28.4 and averaged a 5:18 mile...Top Saints finisher in the UAlbany Invitational (10/15) with a final time of 26:49.3 in the 8K...Finished the Nassaney Invitational 5K (9/10) with a final time of 16:31.74, second best on team...Saw action in the Iona Meet of Champions 8K (9/17) averaging 5:35 per mile and a total of 27:44.37...
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed at Binghamton (9/11) finishing in eighth place in the 8K with a time of 28:01.2...A top-20 finish in the NJIT Invitational (9/19) with a finishing time of 28:58.16...Participated in the UAlbany Invitational (10/16) with a finishing time of 28:35.0...Saw action in the MAAC Championships (10/29) finishing the 8K with a time of 27:49.4.
BEFORE SIENA:Ran three years of cross country at West Seneca West High School...Section VI Class A Champion...West Seneca Co-Athlete of the Year...Four-time West Seneca West Athlete of the Month...Holds school records in 3000m, 4x800m, Outdoors: 4x800m, Erie County (ECIC) Mile Champion Outdoors.
PERSONAL:Born October 3, 1991...Son of Frank and Kathleen Gregg...Has an older brother Eoin Gregg who graduated from St. Bonaventure in 2000...Has an older sister Siobhan who graduated from Binghamton in 2006.
BEST TIME IN HIGH SCHOOL:5k: 16:14, 3200m(o) - 9:43.20 / 3000m(i) - 9:00.91 / 1600m(o) - 4:25.79
Getting to know Brendan Gregg
Favorite sports team: Buffalo Bills
Favorite book: And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie
Favorite movie: Rudy
Favorite TV show: 24
Favorite TV show growing up: Hey Arnold!
Favorite food: Steak and potatoes
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Paris, France
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Basketball
Any superstitions? It is unlucky to wear socks during races
My proudest sports moment is: Winning XC Section 6 State Qualifiers in High School I chose Siena because: I liked the atmosphere of the team and the way the guys seemed to balance their love of running with the pursuit of academic excellence.
In my spare time, I like to: Hang out and grill with friends and/or talk up my hometown Buffalo, N.Y.
Favorite place to run around Siena: Menands Loop (Preferably with Alex "The Cobra" Liontas alongside)