Collin Harden
Collin Harden
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Girard, Ohio
High School: Girard
Major: Business Administration
Events: Hurdles

2019 Outdoor (Junior): Won the 400m hurdles while also breaking his school record with a time of 51.01 seconds...become the Horizon League's first ever three-time winner in the event...was the runner-up in the 110m hurdles with the third fastest time in program history at 14.16 seconds...ran the second leg on the 4x100m relay team that took first place with a time of 41.56 seconds at the Horizon League Championships. 

2019 Indoor (Junior): Placed second in the 400m with a time of 48.10 seconds...finished second in the 60m hurdles with a the second fastest time in program history at 7.99 seconds at the Horizon League Championships. 

2018 Outdoor (Sophomore): Placed first in the 400m hurdles with a time of 52.46...finished first with 40.90 seconds in the 4x100m relay as the second leg...was third in the 4x400m relay as the fourth leg with a time of 3:20.95...placed fifth in the 400m dash with 48.98 at the Horizon League Championships.

2018 Indoor (Sophomore): Finished first in the 400m dash with a time of 47.64 seconds...placed second as the anchor in the 4x400m relay with a time of 3:16.95 at the Horizon League Championships.

2017 Outdoor (Freshman): At the Horizon League Championships, was named the Outstanding Freshman Running Athlete...took first in the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 52.03 second at the Horizon League Championships...finished seventh in the 110meter hurdles at the HL meet with a time of 15.00 seconds...ran the first leg on the 4x400 Meter Relay with the squad coming in sixth with a time of 3:31.33...at the NCAA East Preliminaries, finished 17th in the 400m hurdles posting a time of 52.08 seconds...ran a school-record time of 51.98 seconds in the prelims to advance to round of 24...finished the year competing in the 400m hurdles at the USATF Junior Outdoor Championships.

2017 Indoor (Freshman): Finished seventh in the 400m dash with a time of 49.79 seconds at the Horizon League Championships...ran on the 4x400m relay and the Distance Medley Relay teams...had a best time of 49.42 seconds in the 400m dash at the SPIRE Division I Invitational...clocked a time of 8.45 seconds in the 60m hurdles at the YSU Icebreaker.

HIGH SCHOOL: Was a standout hurdler at Girard...ran a personal-best time of 14.4 seconds in the 110m hurdles and a time of 37.58 seconds in the 300m hurdles...at the 2016 OHSAA Division II State Championship won the 300m hurdles with a time of 37.58 seconds...also placed fifth in the 110m hurdles with a time of 14.73 seconds at the state meet...also played football and basketball.

PERSONAL: Parents are Addonnus and Rodney Harden...has two brothers...father, Rodney, works at YSU in the Network Services Department...major is business administration...is the 2017-18 recipient of the The United Way Scholarship.