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Marlin Young

Marlin Young - Track & Field - Clemson University Athletics
Greer, S.C.
* - Redshirt

Clemson TFRRS Profile & Cross Country Bio


2021 Outdoor Season

  • Made his outdoor debut for Clemson at the Raleigh Relays (March 25-26), running 15:22.51 in the 5,000 meters.
  • At the USC Open (April 17), Young ran the 3,000m and crossed the line in 8:46.88 to finish third overall.
  • Contested the 1,500m for the first time at Clemson during the UCF Knights Invite (April 23-24), finishing in 4:00.34.
    • This time serves as a lifetime best for Young.
  • Broke the 15-minute barrier for the 5,000m while racing at the Torrin Lawrence Memorial (April 30 – May 1).
    • Young finished fifth overall after running 14:58.42.
  • At the ACC Outdoor Championships (May 13-15), Young ran 15:04.16 during the 5,000m final.

2021 Indoor Season

  • Made his Clemson track debut by contesting the 3k at the Orange & Purple Elite (Jan. 9).
  • Earned the victory at 3k during the Orange & Purple Elite, running 8:47.25.
  • Recorded a personal best at 3k during the Tiger Paw Invitational (Feb. 12-13), running 8:34.61.
  • Set a personal best in the mile during the Hokie Invitational (Jan. 22-23), running 4:17.13.
  • At the Bob Pollock Invitational (Jan. 29-30), Young won the 5k with a personal best time of 14:50.97.
    • Young’s previous best was 15:24.78 earned during his lone season of outdoor competition at USC Upstate.
  • Ran 5,000m at the ACC Indoor Championships (Feb. 25-27), going 15:08.66.

2019-20 Indoor Season Highlights

  • Did not compete for the Tigers during the season.

2018-19 Season Highlights

  • Competed for the USC Upstate Spartans.
  • Scored a point for the Spartans at the Big South Outdoor Track & Field Championships by finishing eighth overall in the 5km.
  • The best finish of the outdoor season was a fourth-place finish in the 1500m at the Charlotte Invitational (April 12-13).
  • Finished 12th in the 3km at the Big South Indoor T&F Championships (Feb. 15-16).
  • Contributed to a third-place finish for the team’s DMR at the Buccaneer Track & Field Invitational (Feb. 1-2).