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Neil Houlihan
Position: Sprints/Hurdles
Other Position: Indoor: Junior - Outdoor: Junior
Height: 6'0"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Springfield, Ill.
High School: Springfield
Houlihan Photos

2013: Indoors, Houlihan ran the 400 meters on three occasions for the Wildcats … His No. 1 time came at the NAU Tune-Up where he ran 49.73 … At the MPSF Championships, he clocked a time of 51.64 … Outdoors, Houlihan competed in the 400-meter hurdles in three meets … His personal-best time of 53.02 came at the Pac-12 Championships in the preliminary round, he took ninth place and was the fastest athlete to not qualify for the final … He also ran at the UA-ASU-NAU Double Dual, 53.65, and the Jim Click Shootout, 54.74.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduated of Springfield High School, Houlihan was a team captain in 2009 as well as the team MVP … He earned all-conference honors in 2006, 2008 and 2009 for his work on the track … Houlihan also earned all-state honors in 2009 … He is the school-record holder in the 300-meter hurdles.

PERSONAL: He is the son of Bill and Cindy Houlihan and was born in Springfield, Ill. … He has two brothers, Grant and John, as well as a sister, Mariah, they are triplets … Cindy is an alumnus of the University of Arizona … He is pursuing a general studies degree.