Cross Country, Track & Field
Grad Year: 1991
Year Inducted: 2007
James Dandeneau was an outstanding cross country and outdoor track and field distance runner from 1988-90, who qualified for the NCAA Div. III Men’s National Cross Country Championships as a junior (1988) and again as a senior (1989).
The Cumberland, Rhode Island native won the Little East Conference Cross Country Championship with a school-record time of 25.14 in 1989, while also capturing the Eastern College
Athletic Conference (ECAC) Div. III Championship, that same year he earned First Team All-State honors in cross country, while also playing basketball and track, while at Cumberland High School.
Dandeneau earned his bachelor’s degree in history from Rhode Island College in 1991. He is currently a commercial liability representative with Traveler’s Insurance.
He resides in Fairhaven, Massachusetts with his wife, Lynn-Marie ’92, and their children, Meighread (8) and Andrew (4).