The 6-foot-3, 190-pound senior won the national championship in the 110-meter high hurdles at New Balance Nationals Outdoor this past season. Mooney’s winning time of 13.48 seconds set a state record and ranked No. 5 nationally among prep competitors in 2023. He also won three gold medals at the State Open meet in the 100 hurdles, the 300 low hurdles and the javelin, where his throw of 201 feet, 2 inches ranked No. 19 nationally this spring.
Mooney has maintained a 3.57 GPA in the classroom. He has signed a National Letter of Intent to compete on scholarship at the University of Connecticut this fall.
Mooney has volunteered locally on behalf of the Stonington Recreation Department and with VOICE, a program that works to ensure the needs of elementary school students are met. He has also donated his time as a member of his school’s Link Crew.