Derek Barnes
Derek Barnes
Height: 6-4
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Coto De Caza, Calif.
High School: Tesoro
Major: Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

2013: (Indoor): Was first in the 4x400m relay at the Tufts Stampede (2/02) with a time of 3:24.28 … at the New England Division III Championship (2/16), he came seventh in the 400m with a 50.76 and second in the 4x400m relay in 3:23.97 … finished in 17th place in the 400m at NEICAAAs (2/22) with a 49.61 … was part of the 4x400 relay that finished in ninth place at the NCAA Division III Championship (2/09) with a time of 3:18.70 … part of the 4x400 relay that holds the MIT freshman record with a time of 3:24.28.

Off the Track: Majoring in aeronautical and astronautical engineering.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Tesoro High School … CIF finalist in 400m … varsity letterwinner all four years … track captain (2010, 2011) … also played soccer … vice president of school’s AMC Club … valedictorian … two-time Torch of Excellence recipient … National AP Scholar.

Personal: Son of Cheryl and John Barnes … father played tennis at Augustana.