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

2019 Outdoor (Junior): Finished 22nd in the 400m hurdles at the NCAA Championships with a time of 52.30 seconds...secured the final spot at the NCAA's after lowering his school record time in the 400m hurdles to 50.52 seconds at the NCAA East Preliminaries...won the 400m hurdles 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.