Dan Caddigan
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    Dan Caddigan

    Class:
    Sophomore

    Hometown:
    Oak Lawn, Ill.

    High School:
    Brother Rice

    Height:
    5-9

    FRESHMAN (2012): Competed in four races...opened season at the Colorado State Open, clocking a time of 16:53.1 to finish 49th...earned a season-best 19th-place finish at the 8K Metro State Invitational (27:47.0)...also competed in 8K races at the Woody Greeno Invitational (season-best 27:33.4, 114th) and Rocky Mountain Shootout (27:46.0, 56th).

    HIGH SCHOOL: Brother Rice High School...two-time cross country conference champion...four-time all-region selection...regional champion...two-time all-sectional honoree...two-time state qualifier...served two years as captain of the varsity cross country and track teams...six-time conference track champion...12-time all-conference selection...two-time state qualifier...four-year member of the High Honor Roll...member of the National Honor Society...four-year member of the Student Council...member of the Spanish Honor Society...co-founder of the Ecology Club...president of the Spanish Club...executive member of the Key Club...vice-president of Students Against Drunk Driving...executive officer of the Edmund Rice Society...worked all four years at Edmund Rice Camp, a non-profit summer camp for marginalized children of the Chicagoland area...served as Head Director during the 2012 camp.

    PERSONAL: Full name is Daniel Sorin Caddigan...goes by Dan...nicknames are "CAMIS" or "Caddy"...son of Daniel and Christine...has two older sisters, Sara and Jessica...planning to major in either biology or economics...earning a minor in Spanish...future career plans include becoming a C-130 pilot or going into the dentistry or acquisition field...named to the Commandant's List for excellence in military performance...also named to the Athletic Director's List...was adopted from Bacau, Romania, at the age of three...served as Class Representative...hobbies include sending "Snapchats", searching for bears, observing other individuals at the Academy and singing karaoke...completed Expeditionary Survival and Evasion Training ("starved/cried in the woods") and Soaring ("flew planes ... crashed one, but it wasn't my fault") over the summer...would like to add that "Patrick Corona is my twin"...first member of family to attend the Air Force Academy, although three cousins attended West Point...member of Cadet Squadron 07.

    Inside Cross Country