Mark Klingel
Mark Klingel
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Brownstown Twp, Mich.
High School: Oscar A. Carlson
Events: Distance
Education: Distance

Specialty: Distance

Height: 5'11"

Major: Communications
Minor: History

Notable Performances:

2018 Outdoor Track Season

  • Achieved a person record in the 10,000 meters (32:14.06) at Washington University

2017 Cross Country Season

  • Albion's sixth runner in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Jamboree (24th overall, 26:49.8)

2017 Outdoor Track Season

  • Sixth place in the 10,000 meters during the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Championship
  • Established his personal record in the 10,000 during an April meet at Washington (Mo.) University

Collegiate Personal Bests:

  • 1500m- 4:18.67
  • 3000m- 9:09.00
  • 5000m- 15:43.53
  • 10,000m- 32:14.06
  • 5k - 17:34

High School Standout Achievements:

  • 3 Year Mens Cross Country MVP
  • Senior Year Mens Track Coaches Award

High School Personal Bests:

  • 800m - 2:01
  • 1600m - 4:39
  • 3200m - 9:55
  • 5k - 17:34

Why Mark chose Albon College? -I really liked the small school atmosphere that was very welcoming when I visited. Whenever I visited I felt "right at home". The professors are always there to help you out. Also, the Gerstacker Business Institute helps you get started on your career path in many great ways. I also wanted to participate in track and cross country while going to college; and, at Albion I get to do that too.

What Mark likes most about the Albion College Track and Field team? -I like the team atmosphere that makes you feel like you are part of a family.  

What is Mark's favorite travel/competition story? -Winning the Anderson Invitational meet and being stranded in rural Indiana because our bus broke down.