Bernadette McGowan
Bernadette  McGowan


Cherry Hill, N.J.

High School:
Paul IV Catholic


As a Freshman (2016-17): Named to the BIG EAST All-Academic Team ... Picked up four top-9 finishes in championship indoor meets in the shot put and weight throw ... Set a new personal best in the hammer throw at the Metropolitan Outdoor Championships with a fourth-place finish. 

At Paul VI:
Five year letterwinner in track & field (four outdoor seasons and one indoor season) … also lettered two years in swimming … captain of her outdoor track teams during her junior and senior years … also captained the indoor track team her senior year … has personal best marks of 42’2” (shot put) and 127’ (javelin) … was named First Team All-Conference … helped lead her high school to conference championships four years in a row … chose St. John’s over Rutgers, Manhattan and Mount St. Mary’s.

Personal: Has two younger siblings, Maura and Patrick … nickname is Bern … enjoys reading and hanging out with friends as hobbies … interesting fact about her is that she can wiggle her ears … wants to become a sports psychologist … always listens to Nicotine by Panic! At the Disco on game days … named grade school coach, John Domico, as the most influential person in her athletic career because he got her into track & field … favorite book is Harry Potter … favorite pro team is the Philadelphia Phillies.


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