Men's Track and Field Roster

Eamonn McCullough

Year Jr.
Event
Hometown Waverly, Iowa
High School Waverly-Shell Rock

Year at Gustavus: Junior
What events are you in? Are you in both cross country and track and field?: I run the 3000 Steeplechase and the 5k.
Where did you go to high school?: Waverly-Shell Rock High School
Where is your hometown?: Waverly, IA
Tell me about your family (siblings, are any of your family members current/previous Gusties?): My younger brother Logan is a first year at GAC, and competes in XC and track & field.
Tell me about your experiences so far at Gustavus: Gustavus has been absolutely thrilling so far! I've met some amazing people and have had the opportunity to be a member of some outstanding organizations and teams!
What volunteering or community service have you done in and/or out of college?: At Gustavus, some of my favorite volunteer opportunities include helping with the Special Olympics with Swimming and Track, cleaning the highway with the Epsilon Pi Alpha fraternity, and working the mass COVID testing event with other public health minors!
What other extracurricular activities, clubs, or organizations are you a part of?: I am a junior captain on the GAC swim & dive team, and a member of Epsilon Pi Alpha fraternity and Gustavian Weekly staff. I also work as a writing center tutor!
How have these activities changed your time at Gustavus?: These activities have provided me with some amazing opportunities to meet new people, gain valuable leadership and teamwork skills, and build lifelong relationships!
Newspaper: If you would like press releases involving you sent to any hometown newspapers, please list them here: Waverly Democrat http://www.communitynewspapergroup.com/waverly_newspapers/
Tell me about any high school athletic and academic achievements or awards that you have earned: In High School, I was a 3-year state qualifier in swimming and track & field, and I earned team awards like "Hardest Worker" and the GO-HAWK character award.
Tell me about your college academic and athletic achievements that you have earned . (Captain, All-American, all-conference, academic all-conference, etc, and include year): Academic all-conference track & field '19, '20, Academic all-conference swimming '20, MIAC swimming all-conference honorable mention '20, 1650yd free
Why did you choose Gustavus?: I chose GAC because of the people! Everyone here was extremely welcoming from my first visit onwards, and professors and coaching staff have been extremely invested in helping me reach my goals. Additionally, I am involved with many extracurricular activities outside of school and sports, and Gustavus has fostered an amazing culture of balance and time management that allows me to pursue all of my interests and passions.
In your opinion what makes the Gustavus cross country/track and field programs different from other colleges?: The GAC XC/TF program has such a powerful team bond amongst all event groups, and everyone is willing to cheer their hearts out and provide support in and out of practice to help their teammates reach their highest potential.