The meet will take place on the campus of Clemson University
2013 Cross Country: Competed in the ACC Championships, crossing the finish line in 26:58.
2013 Track: Indoor: Ran the 3,000 meters in 8:31.71 at the Crimson Tide Opener. Outdoor:Did not compete.
2012 Cross Country: Did not compete.
2012 Track: Indoor: Placed third in the 3,000 meters (8:18.61) at the Vulcan Invite ... Improved that performance to a personal-best 8:12.64 in the same event at the Alabama High Tide Qualifier for second place ... Ran the 5,000 meters in 14:39.75 at the ACC Championships. Outdoor: Took second place in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:22.07 at the UCF Invitational ... Ran the 5,000 meters in 14:46.79 for second place at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Recorded a PR in the same event at the ACC Championships for a seventh place finish and a time of 14:24.80. 2011 Cross Country: Led Georgia Tech to a first place finish at the Crimson Classic, crossing the line fifth out of 158 runners with a time of 25:10.33 ... Top finisher for Tech at the Clemson Invite with a time of 24:41.72 to place 11th out of 132 competitors ... Crossed the line first for Tech at the Charlotte Invite with a time of 24:34.79, placing seventh out of 260 runners ... Ran a season-best time of 24:31.20 at the ACC Championships ... Placed 54th at the NCAA South Regionals with a time of 33:00.10.
2011 Track: Indoor: Placed 12th at the Kentucky Track & Field Invitational in the 3,000-meter run with a time of 8:28:19 ...Took thirdat the Tiger Paw Invitational with a 4:14:80 mark in the mile. Outdoor: Placed sixth at the Georgia Intercollegiate Invitational with a finish of 3:38:15 in the 4x400-meter relay...Finished second in the 4x800m relaywith a time of 7:53:32 at the same meet... Crossed the line fourth in the 3,000-meter in a mark of 9:40:62 at the Georgia Intercollegiate Invitational ...Placed thirdat the FSU Seminole Invitational in the 5,000 meters with a 14:50:55 mark.
2010 Cross Country: Finished seventh at the UGA Invitational with a mark of 25:29, which was the highest for a Yellow Jacket ... Was the top finisher for Tech at the Greater Louisville XC Classic placing 35th overall in a 24:31 finish ... Earned a 47th place finish at the 2010 ACC Championships with a time of 25:10 ... 44th finisher in the 10K NCAA South Regionals with a time of 31:51.
2010 Track: Indoor: Placed 11th in the mile at the Virginia Tech Elite (2/5), posting a time of 4:17.13 ... Took third in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:31.62 at the Tiger Paw Invite (2/12), while also helping the distance medley relay as the first leg (1,200 meters) to a third-place finish with a time of 10:18.77 ... Posted a time of 8:39.37 in the 3,000-meter run at the ACC Indoor Championships (2/25). Outdoor: Finished first in the 1,500-meter run at the Yellow Jacket Invitational (3/26) with a time of 3:54.37 ... Placed third in the 3,000-meter steeplechase in the Tiger Track Classic (4/2), posting a time of 9:28.19.
2009 Cross Country: ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Competed in six races ... Ran a personal best of 25:21 at the Georgia Cross Country Festival ... Finished 66th in a time of 25:50 at the ACC Championships ... Ran a 32:58 in the 10K course at the NCAA South Region Championships.
High School: Lettered two- easons at Woodson High School under head coach Craig Davis after transferring from Lawrenceville ... Earned First Team All-Prep Honors in both cross country and track & field as a sophomore ... MAPL Champion in 1,600m the same year ... Indoor and Outdoor prep state champion in 1,600m and 3,200m ... Part of the 4x800-meter relay team that earned All-Northern Regional honors ... Member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Patrick Arthur Barron ... Son of Claude and Sandra Barron ... Born Dec. 7, 1989 ... Great, great uncle Red Barron competed in track & field and was a four-sport standout at Georgia Tech ... Father ran cross country and track at Navy ... Brother, "Jes",ran track & field at Army ... Chose Tech because of engineering program, cross country and track programs and family history ... Majoring in nuclear engineering.