|Year:||Induction Class of 2012|
|Previous College:||Boston State College '77|
|Team:||Cross Country, Indoor & Outdoor Track and Field|
Perhaps one of the most decorated runners in the history of theBoston State track-and-field and cross-country programs, MarkDuggan '77 was the 1976 NCAA Division III champion in the3,000-meter steeplechase. Mark ended his career with theWarriors as a the only four-time All-American in Boston Statehistory. Three of those All-American honors came in thesteeplechase, while the fourth came as a member of thecross-country program.
Named the Boston State Most Outstanding Athlete in 1975, Dugganrecorded a total of 12 varsity letters and held the program recordin the two-, three-, and six-mile runs as well as the 3,000-metersteeplechase, and the 5,000- and 10,000-meter runs. Among hismany other accomplishments were a total of six MASCACchampionships, four All-New England, and three All-Easthonors.
Duggan would eventually earn his Master’s degree fromBoston State in 1981 and would go on to spend 30 years as anexecutive at Nike, as Chief Executive Officer and President of NikeBauer Hockey. During that time, Duggan could continue tocompete at the highest level, as he was chosen to represent theUnited States of America as a member of its cross-country team atThe European Championships in Liege, Belgium.
Today Duggan is the CEO of MS Duggan and Associates Consultingin Greenland, New Hampshire, where he resides with his wife Sharonand three children Jennifer, Katherine, and Michael. He alsoserves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors for the NewHampshire Special Olympics, in which Duggan and his wife have beeninvolved with for many years.