Men's Track

The South Atlantic Conference Announces Men's Track & Field Elite 18 Honoree

The South Atlantic Conference Announces Men's Track & Field Elite 18 Honoree

 

 

ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com)Jacob Troutman from Wingate University was named the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Men's Track and Field Elite 18 honoree, the League announced today.  This is a new award for the SAC and honors the student-athlete with the top cumulative grade-point average based on a minimum of 48 credit hours who is competing at the final site of each of the Conference's 18 team championship sports

 

Troutman, a senior from Aberdeen, N.C., carries a 3.97 GPA as a chemistry and math double major. He finished sixth in the 3000 meter steeplechase at the 2016 SAC championship meet with a personal-best time of 10:11.90.   He followed that effort with a sixth-place finish at the 2017 SAC Championship as he crossed the line in 10:16.95.  Troutman was fifth in the same event at the 2015 SAC championship event.

 

Troutman is a four-year letter winner in both cross country and track for the Bulldogs. He earned Academic All-District™ III honors from CoSIDA following his sophomore and junior years.