2013: Competed in the first two races of the year in his plebe season at West Point ... took 29th of 86 runners at the 5K Army Open in his first collegiate action (16:59.57) ... was Army's 18th finisher at Cornell (28:37.0).
High School: School record-holder at James Buchanan High School ... state medalist in cross country during his senior season when he set the school record ... Mid Penn Conference All-Star ... also earned the recognition in track ... two-time track team MVP ... Mid Penn Conference All-Star in basketball as well ... high school athletic highlight was setting his first school record in the 1,600 meters as a sophomore.
Personal: Joseph William Corcoran ... born in Boston, Mass. ... son of Chris and Deb Corcoran ... twin sister, Mary Kate ... brother, Daniel ... sister is in the NROTC at the University of Pittsburgh ... avid whitetail deer hunter ... enjoys hunting, fishing and water sports during his free time ... credits Coach Shaffer with having the most influence on his athletic career ... undeclared major.