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

Updated: January 2, 2014

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: 24:39.9, Louisville Pre-Nationals, 2012
Barlow's Collegiate Track & Field Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Mile: 4:09.38 1500m: 3:48.76
3000m: 8:18.55 5000m: 14:29.06
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