Derek Knabe
Derek Knabe
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
High School: Oak Hills
Pronunciation:: Nabe
Fastest 5k
9/1/1617:37.39Otterbein Early Bird
  Westerville, Ohio
Fastest 8k
11/12/1626:38.0Great Lakes Regional
  Holland, Mich.

2016: Appeared in all seven meets … posted a career-best 26:57.6 at the Oberlin Regional Rumble, finished 120th overall and second on the team … best finish was second overall and first on the team at the Columbus State / Capital Invite with a time of 27:31.

2015: Appeared in all seven meets … posted a career-best 29:21.67 at the All-Ohio Championships, finished 103rd … best finish was ninth at the Otterbein Invite (9/1) with a time of 17:56.0 (5,000 meters).

2014: Ran a team-best 17:40.6 at the Flyer 5k, good for 69th place ... clocked a time of  28:32.1 at the OWU Invite ... paced the Crusaders with a 28:23.93 finish time at the All-Ohio Championship.

Personal: Majoring in finance ... parents are Tom and Tracy Knabe ... attended Oak Hills High School where he won the Highlander award and was all-conference ... hobbies include snowboarding, hiking, and cliff jumping.