Men's Cross-Country—Roster

Brian Desmond
Brian Desmond

Class Year: 2013

Height: 6'2"

Weight: 170

High School: Greenhills School

Hometown: Ann Arbor, Mich.

2011 season highlights: Brian was the lone captain for the team, earned NESCAC Fall All-Academic honors, and was a top-seven runner. He was 93rd in the NCAA regional, 79th at the NESCAC event,  and 40th at the Maine meet. He was first for Colby in taking 109th at the Open New England meet, 53rd at Williams, 42nd at Bowdoin, and sixth in the junior/senior race against Bates. 2010 season highlights: Brian was on NESCAC All-Sportsmanship and Fall All-Academic Teams. He was 99th at the NCAA New England Region meet, 25th at ECAC's, 89th at the NESCAC Championships, 37th at the state meet, 85th at Williams, 17th at Pineland Farms, and third in the first year/sophomore race against Bates. 2009 season highlights: Desmond took 40th at the Maine meet, sixth at the Colby invite, 11th in a tri-meet with Bates and Maine-Farmington, and 111th at the NESCAC event. At Colby: Brian is an English major...he was a COOT (Colby Outdoor Orientation Trip) Leader 2010. Before Colby: Ran cross country, swam, and played basketball and lacrosse at Greenhills School...2009 Senior Athlete of the Year at Foothills...Cum Laude Society...all-state in cross country and swimming...all-state in academics in cross country and swimming...brother, Ben '11, graduated from Colby and played men's soccer.