BIOGRAPHY
  Colby Lowe
Colby Lowe
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Southlake, Texas

High School:
Carroll

Position:
Distance


07/06/2012

Cowboys Head To World Junior Championships

Erassa, Miller compete in Barcelona next week.

06/15/2012

Kirubel Erassa Wins USATF Junior 5K Championship

Erassa earns the opportunity to represent the US at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Barcelona

06/04/2012

OSU Track Sends Seven to NCAA Championships

Four men, three women will represent OSU in Des Moines.

06/04/2012

OSU Track Sends Seven to NCAA Championships

Four men, three women will represent OSU in Des Moines.

05/22/2012

OSU Track Travels to NCAA West Preliminary Rounds

Seventeen OSU athletes set to compete in Austin.

Personal Bests
1,500 meters - 3:50.79
Mile - 4:08.99
3,000 meters - 8:03.11
5,000 meters - 13:42.60
10,000 meters -28:45.9

All-American
2009 Cross Country
2010 Indoor 5,000 meters
2010 Cross Country
2011 Outdoor 10,000 meters
2011 Cross Country

Big 12 Champion
2010 Indoor 3,000 meters

Midwest Regional Champion
2010 Cross Country

USA Track and Field Junior National Champion
2009 Outdoor 5,000 meters

Oklahoma State School Record Holder
Indoor 5,000 meters - 13:45.01
Outdoor 10,000 meters - 28:45.91

All-Big 12 (Scored at Conference Meet)
2008 Cross Country
2009 Indoor 3,000 meters
2009 Indoor 5,000 meters
2009 Outdoor 5,000 meters
2009 Cross Country
2010 Indoor 3,000 meters
2010 Outdoor 5,000 meters
2010 Cross Country
2011 Indoor 5,000 meters
2011 Cross Country

All-Region
2009 Outdoor 5,000 meters
2009 Cross Country
2010 Cross Country
2011 Cross Country

Honors and Awards
2009 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team (Cross Country)
2009 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 (Cross Country)
2010 USTFCCCA All-Academic Individual (Track and Field)
2010 First-Team Academic All-Big 12 (Track and Field)

2012 Indoors: Did not compete.

2011 Cross Country: Was the Cowboys' top individual finisher in four of the five races he competed in ... Placed 10th at the NCAA Championships to lead the Cowboys to a runner-up finish ... Completed the 10,000-meters at LaVern Gibson Championship Course in 29:31.4, earning All-America honors in cross country for the third-consecutive season ... Paced the Cowboys with a third-place finish in 31:22.87 at the Midwest Regional to earn all-region recognition for the third-straight season ... Named to the all-Big 12 team in all four years at OSU after placing second, just behind Big 12 individual champion and fellow Cowboy German Fernandez ... Lowe's time of 23:25.8 at the Big 12 Championships is the second-fastest 8,000 meter time in OSU history ... Recorded the Cowboys season-best 10,000 meter time of 29:21.2 at the Chile Pepper Festival, placing second ... Led OSU at the Cowboy Jamboree with a second place finish, which helped him earn Big 12 Runner of the Week honors ... His time of 23:47.96 is the ninth-best time in Jamboree history and the 10th-fastest time in course history.

2011 Outdoors: Ran a 29:11.83 time in the 10,000 meters during the semifinal round of the NCAA West Preliminary Rounds to finish in second place and advance to the NCAA Championships ... That time is eighth in the OSU record book ... Finished 10th in the NCAA Championships in the 10,000 meters with a time of 29:11.72, the seventh best time in OSU history ... Broke a 38-year-old school record by running the 10,000 meters in 28:45.91 at the Stanford Invitational ... The previous record was 28:50.4 set by John Halberstadt at the 1972 NCAA Championships ... Lowe's mark ranked him 12th on the 2011 outdoor national list and first in the Big 12.

2011 Indoors: Secured all-Big 12 honors with a fourth-place finish in the 5,000 meters, crossing the finish line in 13:52.28 ... That mark was 25th on the 2011 NCAA indoor list ... Also ran the 5K at the Husky Classic, clocking a 13:52.50.

2010 Cross Country: One of the leaders of Oklahoma State's NCAA and Big 12-champion team ... Placed in the top 10 at every meet in which he competed ... Earned All-America status by placing ninth at the NCAA Championships in 29:57.6 ... Midwest Regional individual champion after running the 10,000-meter race in 29:30.70 ... Chile Pepper Festival individual champion was timed at 29:10.97 in the 10K race ... That mark stands as the third-fastest 10K cross country time in Oklahoma State history ... Took third at the Big 12 Championships after running the 8,000-meter race in 23:58.37 ... Fifth-place finisher at the 8K Cowboy Jamboree in 24:28.59.

2010 Outdoors: An all-Big 12 performer in the 5,000 meters with a 14:07.98 that was good for a third-place finish at the meet ... Set a personal best in the 5,000 meters when he ran 13:42.60 at the Mt. SAC Relays ... That time is good for fifth on Oklahoma State's all-time list ... Earned first-team status on the academic all-Big 12 squad and was a member of the USTFCCCA all-academic team ... Competed at the NCAA West Preliminary rounds, running the 5,000 meters in 14:23.87.

2010 Indoors: Secured the second All-America honor of his career when he ran the 5,000 meters in 13:54.90 at the NCAA Championships to place eighth at the meet ... Set a new Oklahoma State indoor record in the 5,000 meters and hit an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 13:45.01 at the Husky Classic ... Won his first career Big 12 title with a personal-best 8:03.11 in the 3,000 meters at the conference meet ... Hit an NCAA provisional mark by running the 3,000 meters in 8:03.57 at the Razorback Invitational.

2009 Cross Country: A central member of Oklahoma State's national champion team who earned All-America status with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Championships in 29:42.4 ... Placed third at the Big 12 Championships in 24:55 to lift the Cowboys to their second consecutive conference title ... Secured all-region status with a 13th-place finish in 31:03 that helped the Pokes to their fifth consecutive regional title ... Chile Pepper Festival champion in 29:30 ... Placed fourth at the Cowboy Jamboree in 23:54 ... Member of the USTFCCCA All-Academic team and a first-team academic all-Big 12 selection.

2009 Outdoors: Bronze medalist in the 5,000 meters representing the United States with a 14:14.57 at the 2009 Pan American Games in Trinidad and Tobago ... Won the 5,000 meters at the 2009 USA Track and Field junior track and field championships in Eugene, Ore., with a 14:31.27 ... Earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Championships in the 5,000 meters and placed 17th at the event with a time of 14:07.38 ... NCAA regional qualifier in the 5,000 meters with a personal-best 13:57.06 at the Payton Jordan Cardinal Invitational ... Took eighth at the NCAA Midwest Region Championships with a 14:07.73 ... Sixth-place finisher at the Big 12 Championships with a 14:37.39 ... NCAA Championships provisional qualifier in the 10,000 meters with a 29:16.79 at the Stanford Invitational ... Ran a season-best 3:50.79 in the 1,500 meters at the John McDonnell Invitational ... Was also clocked at 3:53.10 in the 1,500 meters during the season.

2009 Indoors: Earned all-Big 12 honors in the 5,000 meters with a 14:16.86 that was good for a fourth-place finish ... Eighth-place finisher in the 3,000 meters at the conference championships with a 8:10.48 ... Season-best 3,000 meter mark was an 8:08.41 at the Husky Classic ... Was timed at 8:20.92 at the Razorback Invitational.

2008 Cross Country: All-Big 12 honoree placed fifth at the conference meet with a 24:05.88 that was key in lifting the Cowboys to their first-ever Big 12 team championship ... Was originally slated to redshirt as a true freshman, but was pulled out of redshirt after he placed seventh at the Cowboy Jamboree with a 24:20 running unattached ... Third-place finisher in the open race at the NCAA Pre-Nationals with a 23:57.5 ... Placed 63rd at the NCAA Championships with a 30:43.9.

High School: Placed third in the two-mile at the 2008 Nike Outdoor Nationals with a time of 8:47.07, just .01 behind the second-place finisher ... Runner-up in the two-mile at the 2008 Nike Indoor Nationals in 8:50.79 ... Fourth place finisher at the 2007 Foot Locker National Cross Country Championships ... 2007 Foot Locker South Regional champion ... Seven-time class 5A Texas state champion, including Texas 5A titles in the 1,600 meters and 3,200 meters in 2008 ... 2007 state champion in the 1,600 meters and the 3,200 meters ... 2006 state champ in the 3,200 meters ... State cross country champion in 2006 and 2007 ... Took second in the mile run at the Boston Indoor Games with a personal best 4:08.99 ... The leader of a Southlake Carroll HS team that was a three-time qualifier for the Nike Team National Championships ... Lifted the Dragons to a second-place finish at the event in 2007 ... 2008 Fort Worth Star-Telegram Boys Track Athlete of the Year ... Member of the 2008 Star-Telegram Boys Super Team in both the 1,600 meters and the 3,200 meters.

Personal: Son of Todd and Karen Lowe ... Undeclared major.

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