Caleb Darnell
Caleb Darnell
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Lafayette, Tenn.
Position: Hurdles
Last School: Macon County HS
Specialties: 2VL

2011-12: Competed in all six indoor meets ... Second best BU finisher at Saluki Fast Start in both 200m (23.74) and 60m prelims (7.45) ... At Saluki Open finished 20th in 60m Hurdles prelims (9.89) and 33rd in 200m (24.16) ... Competed at Blue Raider Invitational ... At highly competitive Indiana Relays finished 21st in 600m with a time of 1:26.21, setting new Belmont record ... Competed at MTSU Valentine Invitational ... At Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships took 13th in 400m ... Also helped BU to take fourth in DMR and sixth in 4x400m ... Competed in four outdoor meets ... Finished 14th (57.39) in deep 400m Hurdles field at Coastal Carolina Invitational ... Took 12th in 400m Hurdles at Vanderbilt Black and Gold Invitational ... At Bellarmine Invitational finished fifth in 400m Hurdles ... At Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships took fourth in 400m Hurdles with season-best 55.60.

2010-11: Competed in all five indoor meets ... Opened collegiate career at Saluki Fast Start, finishing 13th in 400m (52.67) ... Top BU finisher, eighth, in 400m (52.24) at Blue Raider Invitational ... Notched two top-25 finishes at the heavily contested Indiana Relays ... Ran season-best 51.98 in 400m at MTSU Valentine Invitational ... At Atlantic Sun Indoor Championships competed in 400m and 4x400m ... Competed in six outdoor meets ... Won 400m (51.37) at Austin Peay Spring Fling ... Took eighth in 400m Hurdles at Boston-Moon Classic ... Ran season-best 57.20 in 400m Hurdles at Atlantic Sun Outdoor Championships. 

 

High School: Prepped at Macon County High under coach Glendon Gattis ... Owns school records in 4x100m, 4x200m, 4x800m and 110m hurdles ... Finished third in 300m hurdles as a junior ... Took third in 4x800m as a senior ... Also ran cross country as MCHS.

 

Personal: Born Caleb Ray Darnell on November 28, 1991 ... Son of Mark and Lena Darnell ... Has one sister, Lora ... Lists favorite athletes as Michael Jordan, LaDanian Tomlinson and Jeremy Wariner ... Favorite movies are The Patriot, A Knight's Tale, August Rush, October Sky, and The Love Guru ... Lists favorite television shows as Royal Pains, White Collar, Smart Guy, Family Guy and Walt Disney Presents ... Favorite books are Rifles for Watie, Wheel of Time series and The Swiss Family Robinson ... Interested in majoring in International Business.