Derek Basinger
Derek Basinger
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Girard, Ohio
High School: Girard
Major: Integrated Science Education

2017 (Freshman): One of two Penguins to run in all seven meets during the year...at the Horizon League Cross Country Championships placed 50th with a time of 27:40.1...ran at the NCAA Great Lakes Regionals and posted a time of 34:46.3 in the 10K race...placed 26th at the Tommy Evans Invitational with a time of 16:12.2 in the weather-shortened 5K race...was 27th at the Canisius Alumni Classic with a time of 27:08.2 in the 8K event...placed 34th in the Disney World Cross Country Classic with a time of 28:04.1...placed 35th at the Duquesne Duals with a time of 27:54.2...at the George Mason Invitational, had a time of 28:15...earned his first letter.

HIGH SCHOOL: Had a personal-best 5K time of 16:42.90 during cross country career...in track and field competed in the mile and 3,200m.