Men's Cross Country

Patrick Barron
Patrick Barron


Annandale, Va.

High School:


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DJ McMillan was the top Tech finisher in 33rd place

2014 Track:
Indoor: Placed second in the 3,000 meters with a season-best time of 8:24.21 at the Samford Invite. Outdoor: Ran the 10,000 meters in a time of 30:25.46 for third place at the Virginia Challenge ... Won the 5,000 meters at the Georgia Tech Invite with a time of 14:36.46 ... Placed second in the same event with a season-best time of 14:28.77 at the Florida Relays.

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.

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.

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