Owen Buck

  • Owen
  • Buck

  • Class
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Seattle, Wash.

Updated: November 8, 2017

2017: Finished ninth overall at the Hokie Open (6K) with a time of 19:09.3 - the best time of his career at this distance … Was 81st at the Adidas Pre-National Invitational (8K -Black race) with a time of 25:37.8 - the best time of his career at this distance … Came in 165th overall at the Louisville Sports Commission Classic (8K) with a time of 25:47.21 … Finished 52nd at the Virginia Tech Alumni Invite (8K) with a time of 26:20.8 … Was 20th at the Hokie Invite (6K), running the course in a time of 19:38.3.

2016: Ran unattached at the Hokie Open and finished eighth, running the 6K course in a time of 19:17.6 … Ran unattached in the VT Alumni Invite and came in 33rd with a time of 25:59.80 … Ran unattached in the Hokie Invite (6K) and finished 21st overall with a time of 19:49.50.

High school: Lettered one year at West Springfield in Northern Virginia under Chris Pellegrini and two years at Ballard High School under head coach Bob Mirenzi … A six-time all-state selection … An eight-time all-region choice … A two-time captain at Ballard … Earned four varsity letters in outdoor track (two at West Springfield and two at Ballard) … His personal bests are 1:52 (800), 4:12.91 (mile) and 15:44 (5,000).

Personal: Born Oct. 27, 1997 in Lich, Germany … Son of John and Kim Buck … Has one sister, Abby … Majoring in water: resources, policy and management.

Owen Buck's XC Career Bests

6K: 19:09.3, Hokie Open (2017)

8K: 25:37.8, Adidas Pre-National Invitational (2017)

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