James Galvin
James Galvin
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Tucker, Ga.
High School: Marist School
Major: Political Science
Minor: Art History

Awards/Honors

  • 2016 PBC All-Academic Team
  • 2016 PBC All-Sportsmanship Team
  • 2016-17 SAAC Representative
  • 2016-17 Coaches Award
  • Had one top-20 finish in 2016, taking 17th at the Bobcat Invitational
  • Won 2015 Julius Johnson Invitational in Macon, Ga. with 8K time of 28:05
  • PBC Silver Scholar: 2015-16
  • PBC Bronze Scholar: 2016-17
  • Most Improved Award 2015

At Georgia College

Major: Political Science

Minor: Art History

High School

  • Marist School
  • Team Captain 2013
  • 2013 Coaches Award for Leadership
  • 2011 Best Newcomer Award
  • Team State Champions in Cross Country in 2012 and 2013
  • State Runners-Up in 2011
  • All-Region 6-AAAA 2012 and 2013
  • Also lettered in track
  • Team State Champion for Track 2013 & 2014

Personal

  • Nickname is Jim
  • Son of Mark and Stephanie Galvin
  • Born on April 11
  • Favorite athlete: soccer great Lionel Messi
  • Chose Georgia College because it's the perfect size school with great academics. It's a program that I could bring value to.
  • Biggest sports thrill: crossing the finish line knowing you've given it all and getting a personal best out of it
  • Pre-race ritual: My teammates know not to talk to me because I'll most likely ignore them. I listen to the same playlist in the same order. I have a lucky pair of socks. Right before the race I say a prayer.
  • Thing that scares you the most: heights
  • Favorite song: Almost Famous by G-Eazy
  • Favorite movie: Jason Bourne
  • Favorite TV show: Archer
  • Lives by the motto: “Nothing worthwhile was ever easy.”

 

2016 Top Times [5 races]

8K 26:41 Royals XC Challenge 10/07/2016
10K 33:35 NCAA Southeast Regional 11/05/2016

2015 Top Times [6 races]

8K 27:53 PBC Championships 10/24/2015
10K 36:59 NCAA Southeast Regional 11/07/2015

2014 Top Times [6 races]

8K 27:13 PBC Championships 11/08/2014
10K 36:29 NCAA Southeast Regional 11/22/2014
4mile 23:36 Bobcat Invitational 09/12/2014