Darren Barlow
    • Class
    • High School/Other
    • Hometown
    • r-Junior
    • Midlothian
    • Midlothian, Va.

    Updated: March 19, 2015

    2014 Cross Country: Competed in four meets for the Hokies... Set personal bests in both the 8k and 10k distances... Posted a 27th place finish at the ACC Championships with a career best time of 24:13.1... Set a career best in the 10k at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 31:01.4, good for a 30th place finish.

    2014 Outdoor: Finished in 14th place in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the ACC Championships with a time of 9:15.84... Posted a time of 4:06.65 in the 1500 at the Raleigh Relays.

    2014 Indoor: Did not compete.

    2013 Cross Country: Competed in two meets for the Hokies... finished in top 10 in both the VT Alumni Invitational and the Mountaineer Open.

    2013 Outdoor: Posted his top 1,500-meter time of the season at the Oxy Invite with a time of 3:48.76 ... Ran a season best time in the 5,000 meters at the Colonial Relays (14:29.60).

    2013 Indoor: Redshirted ... Competed unattached at the VT Invitational, running the mile in 4:12.07.

    2012 Cross Country: Competed in five meets for the Hokies … Finished with a season-best time of 24:39.9 for 13th place in the unseeded race at the Louisville Pre-Nationals … Was fifth on the team at the VT Invitational, placing 22nd in the 8k race at 25:40.01 … Recorded four finishes in the top 35.

    2012 Outdoor: Redshirted.

    2012 Indoor: Placed 13th in the 3000 meters at the ACC Championship in a season best 8:18.55 … Was also 13th in the preliminaries of the mile at the ACC Meet (4:11.73) … Ran a season best mile of 4:09.38 while competing unattached at the VT Elite Meet.

    2011 Cross Country: Competed in one meet on the season, finishing 28th at the Clemson Invitational in a time of 25:00.55 for the 6k, before suffering an injury ... Applied for a medical redshirt.

    High School: Earned All-State honors helping Midlothian High School to a Virginia AAA state cross country title and a Nike Southeast Regional Cross Country championship as a senior … A three-time All-District and All-Region cross country runner … Regional champion and State runner-up in the outdoor 3,200-meters … District champion in outdoor 1,600-meters … Junior National qualifier in swimming in 50 yard freestyle, 100 yard backstroke and 200 yard backstroke … USA Swimming Academic All-American … Member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta Math Honor Society at Midlothian H.S.

    Personal: Born on July 26, 1993 in Richmond, Va. … Son of Scott and Angie Barlow … Has one sister, Jessica … Attended same high school as Tech runners Brayden Burleigh, Sammy Dow, Michael Hammond, and Erin Stehle … Plans to major in engineering.

    Barlow's Collegiate XC Bests

    8k: 24:13.1, ACC Championships, 2014

    10k: 31:01.4, NCAA Regional, 2014

    Barlow's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
    Indoor Outdoor
    Mile: 4:09.38 1500m: 3:48.76
    3000m: 8:18.55 5000m: 14:29.60
    3000m SC: 9:15.84
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