Brian Gunning
Brian Gunning
Sports: Men's Cross Country
Year of Graduation: 1999
Year of Induction: 2015

Gunning was a four-year team most valuable player selection for the men’s cross country team from 1995-99. During his first two seasons, he was the team’s top finisher in all 15 races while becoming the first runner in school history to break the 30-minute mark, something he accomplished eight times.

As a freshman, Gunning led the Mustangs to their first-ever NCAA Mideast Region Championship. As a sophomore, he finished first out of 51 runners at the Cabrini Invitational and second out of 33 runners at the Goucher Invitational while posting a 27:57 time en route to an 18th-place finish at the Maryland State College Championship.

Gunning set his personal record at the Gettysburg College Invite on October 24, 1998 with a time of 27:08.

Gunning was also named most valuable player of the indoor track and field team as a senior during the 1998-99 season.

Following his graduation, Gunning spent one season as an assistant coach with the indoor track and field team during the 1999-2000 season before spending three seasons an assistant cross contry coach from 2000-02. He was the head cross country coach for the 2003 season.