Darren Barlow

  • Darren
  • Barlow

  • Event
  • Class
  • High School/Other
  • Hometown
    Midlothian, Va.

Updated: June 29, 2016

2016 Outdoor: Earned second-team All-ACC honors in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with his sixth-place finish, running a season-best time of 8:50.38 … Ran the steeplechase at the NCAA East Regional … Won the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Wolfpack Last Chance.

2016 Indoor: Named to the All-ACC Academic Team … Ran the mile at ACC Championships, placing seventh with a personal-record time of 4:04.67 … Placed second in the mile at the Virginia Tech Invite and Virginia Tech Challenge … Recorded a season-best 3,000-meter time of 8:09.37 at the Iowa State Classic.

2015 Cross Country: Finished 239th at the NCAA Championships with a time of 33:00.9 … Was 35th at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a time of 30:36.9 … Came in 39th at the ACC Championships with a time of 24:41.2 … Claimed 60th at the NCAA Pre-National meet with a time of 24:04.5 … Finished 40th at the Princeton Inter-Regional with a time of 24:43.1 … Came in 28th overall at the VT Alumni Invite with a time of 25:27.64.

2015 Outdoor: All-ACC Academic Team member ... Set a personal record in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 8:49.34 at the ACC Championships ... Competed in the 1,500-meter run on two occassions, posting a season best time of 3:49.14 ... Finished the Raleigh Relays in 14:33.78 for the 5,000-meter race ... Participated in the 4,000-meter medley at the Tennessee Relays ... Competed in the 3,000-meter steeplechase at the NCAA East Regional.

2015 Indoor: Earned second team All-ACC honors after finishing in fourth place in the men's 3000 meter race with a personal best time of 8:04.44... Posted a PR mile time of 4:05.49 at the Virginia Tech Challenge.

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, Virginia … 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 … Major is mechanical 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: 4:04.67 1500m: 3:48.76
3000m: 8:04.44 5000m: 14:29.60
3000m SC: 8:49.34
italics - denotes unattached