Pete Meindl came to mind; ran in high school with my sons. Although, checking his stats now, I see he actually had some impressive successes for a couple years in college:
Peter Meindl, Stanford:
2002 Cross Country Season (Freshman): Was the only freshman to compete for Stanford at the NCAA Championships ... First team All Pac-10 selection ... Had a pair of impressive ninth place finishes at the Pac-10 Championships and Pre-NCAA Meet Blue race.
2003 Cross Country Season: Redshirted.
2003 Track & Field Season: Redshirted ... Finished third in the 5000 meters at the U.S. Junior National Championships ... Competed for Team USA at the Junior Pan Am Games in Barbados and finished fifth in the 5000 meters.
2004 Track & Field Season: Ran personal bests and NCAA indoor provisional qualifying times of 8:01.07 in the 3000 meters and 13:58.49 in the 5000 meters ... Did not compete outdoors ...
High School: A two-time cross country state champion in New York at Orchard Park High School ... Also earned All-American honors as a senior ... Twice a finalist in the Footlocker National Championships, finishing eighth as a senior ... Participated twice in the Junior Nationals.