2013: Competed in five races as a plebe and was the team's No. 9 runner four times during the season ... opened with a 10th place finish of 86 runners at the Army Open with a 5K time of 16:02.70 ... finished as the team's No. 12 runner at Cornell (27:09.7) ... was 81st of 210 runners at the Iona Meet of Champions, tackling the 8K course with a time of 27:10.36 ... finished as the Black Knights' No. 9 runner for the second straight week at the Paul Short Invitational ... posted a time of 26:14.32 in his final competition of the season in the "Star" meet against Navy.
High School: Ran two years at Davis Senior High School after moving from Ramstein Air Force Base in Germany ... two-time California San-Joaquin Section Champion in cross country (2011-12) ... Delta Valley cross country league champion in back-to-back seasons ... voted team MVP 2011-13.
Personal: John Galvin Scranton ... born in Alexandria, Va. ... son of Stephen and Erin Scranton ... father is a Lt. Col. in the U.S. Air Force ... sister, Maggie ... grandfather is a 1954 West Point graduate ... lived in Germany for four years ... self-proclaimed "Air Force brat" ... moved nine times in 18 years ... enjoys read,ing playing video games and sleeping during his free time ... credits his parents, coaches and teammates with having the most influence on his running career ... undeclared major.