2010 Outdoor: Finished first in the high jump at the Villanova Duals, the Miami Invitational and the Widener Invitational ... Top mark for the season was 2.07 meters at the Penn Relays, where he finished third ... Came in eighth at the BIG EAST Championships ... Finished second at the Swarthmore Last Chance Meet and tied for ninth at the Colonial Relays.
2010 Indoor: Competed in the high jump seven times during the season ... His last meet was the BIG EAST Championships, where he tied for fifth with a season-best jump of 2.06 meters ... Topped two meters in all but two of his seven competitions ... Finished first at the Villanova Duals, where his mark of 2.00 meters tied a meet record ... Placed second at the NYRR Armory I, third at the Penn State Relays and tied for third at the New Balance Collegiate Invitational ... Came in fourth at the Albany Great Dane Invitational and tied for fifth at the NYRR Armory II.
Shawnee Mission East High School: State champion in the high jump in 2008 ... Two-time All-Sun County and All-Sunflower League first team selection in 2008 and 2009 ... All-Kansas/Missouri Metro honorable mention selection in 2008.
Personal: Born 8/30/90 ... Son of Bert and Ellen Darling ... Undeclared major in the school of Liberal Arts.
2008 Kansas 6A high jump state champion
High Jump - 6'9"