BIOGRAPHY
  Fabian Clarkson
Fabian Clarkson
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Berlin, Germany

High School:
Schiller Gymnasium

Position:
Distance


11/17/2012

Cowboy Cross Country Wins National Title

Cowboys pick up their third national championship in four years.

11/15/2012

Meet Notes: 2012 NCAA National Championship

The Oklahoma State cross country teams are set to compete in the NCAA National Championship.

11/09/2012

Cross Country Earns Trip to NCAA National Championships

Men tie with Oklahoma, women hold off Minnesota for automatic bid.

11/08/2012

Meet Notes: 2012 Midwest Regional Championship

The Oklahoma State cross country teams are set to compete in the NCAA Midwest Regional

11/08/2012

Meet Notes: 2012 Midwest Regional Championship

The Oklahoma State cross country teams are set to compete in the NCAA Midwest Regional

Personal Bests
1,500 meters - 3:46.33
3,000 meters 7:53.92
3,000 meter steeplechase - 8:45.96
5,000 meters - 14:39
10,000 meters - 29:18.25

All-American
2012 Outdoor Steeplechase (Second Team; 15th place)

All-Big 12
2013 Indoor 3,000 Meters
2012 Outdoor Steeplechase

Honors and Awards
2011 Cross Country All-Midwest Region

2014 Outdoors: Did not compete.

2014 Indoors: Did not compete.

2013 Cross Country: Did not compete.

2013 Outdoors: Did not compete.

2013 Indoors: Earned his first All-Big 12 selection in indoor competition with a sixth-place finish (8:05.52) in the 3,000 meters...Opened the indoor campaign at the Razorback Invitational, where he navigated the mile in 3:59.47, good for fifth place...Nearly pulled off a sub-four minute mile at the Alex Wilson Invitational, where his run of 4:00.70 landed him the seventh-place spot.

2012 Cross Country: One of seven Cowboys to appear at the NCAA Championships, notching a 164th-place finish (31:15.2) en route to the team's fourth national championship...Took part in sending the Cowboys to nationals with a 29th-place effort at the NCAA Midwest Regionals...Also contributed to OSU's conference championship performance, earning 20th-place honors with a run of 24:32.5...Registered top-ten finishes in his other two appearances, taking sixth at both the Cowboy Jamboree (24:55.42) and the Chile Pepper Festival (30:25.9)

2012 Outdoors: A second-team All-American after finishing 15th in the 3,000 meter steeplechase semifinals at the NCAA Championships ... He finished one spot away from advancing to the final race, though his time of 8:45.96 set a new personal record and ranks fifth all-time at OSU ... Big 12 runner-up in the steeplechase with a time of 8:46.72 that ranked him 16th on the national list during the regular season and third on the Midwest Region list ... Placed third in his heat at the NCAA Regional to earn a spot in the national championship field ... Clocked a personal-best 3:46.33 in the 1,500 meters at the John McDonnell Invitational ... His one effort in the 10,000 meters resulted in a personal best 29:18.25 at the Stanford Invitational.

2012 Indoors: Did not compete.

2011 Cross Country: Was the Cowboys' fifth finisher at the Midwest Regional as he ran the 10,000 meter race in 31:53.60 to place 24th and earn all-region honors ... Placed 18th at the Big 12 Championships, running the 8,000 meters in 24:18.3 ... Posted a time of 32:18.0 in the NCAA Championships to finish 233rd ... Notched his season-best time in the 10K at the Chile Pepper Festival with a 30:53.9 to place 32nd ... Ran unattached at the Cowboy Jamboree and placed 44th with a time of 25:01.08.

High School: Finished fourth in the 2,000 meter steeplechase and fourth in the 3,000 meter run in Under-20 competition ... Placed 28th at Euro Cross in 2009 ... Was the North German Champion in the 5,000 meters in 2010 ... Finished second in the Under-23 German Championship in the 5,000 meters and third in the 3,000 meter steeplechase.

Personal: Born Dec. 13, 1990 in Berlin ... son of Andrew and Eva-Maria Clarkson ... Father played squash for the English Under 23 team in the 1970's.

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