Cross Country

John Daley  
John Daley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Waterford, N.Y.

High School:
Catholic Central


BEFORE SIENA: Earned four letters in both cross country and track and field and three in indoor track and field at Catholic Central...Catholic Central High School Crusader of the Year (2007)...William Carly Catholic Central High School Scholar-Athlete Award (2007)...U.S. Army Reserve Scholar-Athlete Award (2007)...Catholic Central High School Coaches Award (2007)...Catholic Central High School Coaches Award (2006).

PERSONAL: Born July 24, 1989...Son of Paul and Kimberly Daley...Has two younger sisters, Kerrie who is attending Siena as a freshman this fall and Dana.

Getting to know John Daley
Favorite place to run from/near Siena: The Crossings in Colonie
Favorite sports team: The New York Yankees
Favorite book: True Compass by Senator Edward M. Kennedy
Favorite movie: Office Space
Favorite TV show: Saturday Night Live and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Favorite TV show growing up: The Simpsons
Favorite food: New England Clam Chowder
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to: Ireland
Another sport I like to follow at Siena is: Basketball
Any superstitions? I believe that it's bad luck not to double knot your shoes before you run
My proudest sports moment is: Crossing the finish line at last year's UAlbany Invitational and realizing just how dramatically I have improved since my freshman year
My favorite class at Siena is: The 4th, 5th and 6th Amendments with Dr. Cutler
My favorite thing about Siena is: The people; it is a tight knit community and the kind of place where you build friendships that last a lifetime.
Career Plans: After graduating I hope to continue on to law school. I would like to be a practicing attorney as well as be active in the political arena.
I chose Siena because: It is small enough that there are academic and social advantages you wouldn't find at a larger school.
In my spare time, I like to: Read; I am always reading a new book as well as writing. I enjoy writing about anything from politics to writing stand-up comedy. I also listen to a lot of music. I am an avid Springsteen and Beatles fan.

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