Daniel Gordon
Daniel Gordon
Height: 5-8
Weight: 135
Year: So
Hometown: Plymouth, Mass.
High School: Plymouth North
Position: Distance
Major: English

Career Personal Bests:
3,000m: 8:50.93 outdoor Skyhawk Invitational (4/26/13)
5,000m: 15:56.17 indoor, Tufts (2/2/13) / 15:21.91 outdoor NE-10 (5/4/13)

Indoor Season

2012-13: NE-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll both semesters. Participated in two meets for the Skyhawks, running the 5000-meter race in both meets. Placed 12th at Tufts Stampede (2/2/13) with an indoor personal-best time of 15:56.17, and placed 18th at the Northeast-10 Championships (2/16) with a time of 15:57.87 in the 5000m.

2011-12: Did not compete during the season.

Outdoor Season

2013: Competed in four meets for the Skyhawks. Opened outdoor season with a 5th-place finish at Bridgewater State Bears Invitational (3/23) with a time of 15:34.03 in the 5000-meter race. Placed 5th in his section at Duke Invitational (4/6) in the same event, running in 15:26.87. Set a personal record with a 15:21.91 run at the Northeast-10 Championships (5/4), good for 10th in the conference. Placed 3rd at Skyhawk Invitational (4/26) in the 3000m race with a time of 8:50.93.

2012: Did not compete during the season.

High School: 2011 graduate of Plymouth High School. Four-year letter winner for cross country and indoor and outdoor track and field. Served as captain for all three teams in his final two years in high school. Division 3 EMass 2 mile champion (twice) and Division 3 two-mile state champion (once). Seven-time Patriot Ledger All-Scholastic honoree. Selected to the Boston Herald All-Scholastic squad in cross country. Ten-time league All-Star selection. Helped Plymouth to three league championships. School record holder in the one mile, 5-kilometer, two-mile and 4x800 meter relay.

Personal: Born on March 22, 1993 in Nashua, N.H. Son of Dan and Ann Marie Gordon of Plymouth, Mass. Has two sisters, Jessica (16) and Allison (14). Lists greatest sports moment as winning his first EMass two-mile championship. Tabs the New England Patriots as his favorite team and Jack Lapsley/Dan Zawalich as his favorite athletes. Majoring in English with a minor in journalism.