James McDaid
James McDaid
Year: Jr.
Hometown: East Windsor, N.J.
High School: Hightstown
Events: Mid-Distance

FRESHMAN (2016-17): Competed in the 800-meter run at the Centennial Conference Championship, finishing in 2:02.93 while also participating in the Bears' foursome to race in the 4x800-meter relay (8:35.09) ... Raced in a pair of relay events at the Centennial Conference Indoor Championships, competing in the 4x800-meter (8:20.75) and the distance medley (10:51.66) ... Finished 1st at the Ursinus College Invitational in the 800-meter (2:01.55), while nabbing a 1st-place finish at the Bow-Tie Track Classic in the one mile (4:43.60)

Before Ursinus: Four-time New Jersey Group 3 Championship Qualifier (2012, 2013, 2014 Cross Country and 2015 Indoor 4x400) 

Personal: Born June 11, 1998 ... Son of Keith and Donna McDaid ... Has three siblings, Kathryn (19), Alexandra (17) and Julia (12) ... Also competes on cross country team and is a part of the Bearitones A Capella group

Why Ursinus? 83% of Ursinus students find the person they will marry at Ursinus