Troy Sneller
Troy Sneller

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Hamilton, Mich.

High School:
Hamilton

Event:
Hurdles

Elig. (In/Out):
SR/SR


04/20/2013

U-M Claims Seven Event Titles at EMU; Dennis, Riffle Throw at Mt. SAC

Men's Track & Field Claims Seven Titles at EMU, Two Throw at Mt. SAC

04/19/2013

Dennis Improves Own U-M Hammer Throw Record at Mt. SAC Relays

Men's Thrower Dennis Improves Own Hammer Throw Record at Mt. SAC

04/17/2013

Week 12: U-M to Head to Mt. SAC Relays, EMU Invitational

Men's Track & Field to Head to Mt. SAC Relays, EMU Invitational

04/13/2013

Wolverines Take Nine Event Crowns at UNC Joe Hilton Invite

Men's Track & Field Wins Nine Events at UNC Joe Hilton Invite

04/10/2013

Week 11: U-M to Send Partial Squad to Joe Hilton Invite Saturday

Men's Track & Field to Send Partial Squad to Joe Hilton Invite Saturday

Last Updated: June 3, 2014

At Michigan ... Academic All-Big Ten (2014) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement Award winner (2014).

R-Senior (I/O) (2014) ... Championship Meets ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 28-March 1), finished 25th in the 400-meter run (49.64) and ran the 400m leg of the sixth-place distance medley relay (9:48.32) ... Outdoor ... At the Toledo Invitational (May 9), finished second in the 400-meter hurdles (53.07) ... At the Penn Relays (April 26), finished 32nd in the College 400-meter hurdles (54.57) ... At the Beach Invitational (April 19), finished 11th in the 400-meter hurdles (53.75) and 36th in the 400-meter dash (49.89) ... At the Mt. SAC Relays (April 18), finished 41st in the Open 400-meter hurdles (54.33) ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 5), finished third in the 400-meter hurdles (53.70) ... At the North Florida Invitational (March 28-29), won the 400-meter hurdles (53.21) ... Indoor ... At the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 22), finished seventh in the 400-meter dash (49.99, 49.21) and ran the first leg of the second-place 4x400-meter relay (3:26.45) ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 14-15), finished 12th in the 400-meter dash (49.97) and ran the last leg of the 10th-place 4x400-meter relay (3:19.78) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 18), finished fourth in the 400-meter dash (49.87#, 50.66).

R-Junior (I/O) (2013) ... Championship Meets ... At the NCAA East Preliminary Rounds (May 23-25), finished 39th in the 400-meter hurdles (53.42) ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 10-12), finished eighth in the 400-meter hurdles (53.60, 52.45 p) and ran the anchor leg of the 4x400-meter relay that took ninth (3:17.69) ... Outdoor ... At the Toledo Invitational (May 2-3), placed third in the 400-meter hurdles (53.38) ... At the Penn Relays (April 25-27), placed 27th in the 400-meter hurdles (53.78) ... At the EMU Invitational (April 19-20), won the 400-meter hurdles (52.66) and took fourth in the 400-meter dash (50.82) ... At the UNC Joe Hilton Invitational (April 13), finished second in the 400-meter hurdles (53.33) and ran the first leg of the winning 4x400-meter relay (3:14.54) ... At the California/Virginia Tri-Meet (April 6), finished eighth in the 400-meter dash (52.53) and third in the 400-meter hurdles (52.95) ... At the Florida State Relays (March 22-23), finished 23rd in the 400-meter dash (50.14) ... Indoor ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 8-9), finished 15th in the 600-meter run (1:21.99), ran the second leg of the distance medley relay that finished second (9:57.05) and ran the first leg of the 'B 4x400-meter relay that finished 17th (3:20.83) ... At the Notre Dame Meyo Invitational, finished13th in the 500-meter dash (1:05.42), and ran the last leg of the 'A' 4x400-meter relay that finished sixth (3:12.41) ... At the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 19), placed fifth in the 600-meter run (1:23.28) and ran the first leg of the 'A' 4x400-relay that finished second (3:19.37) ... Against Michigan State (Jan. 26), finished fourth in the 400-meter dash (49.94) and ran the first leg of the winning 4x400-meter relay (3:15.51).

R-Sophomore(I/O) (2012) ... Championship Meets ... At the Big Ten Outdoor Championships (May 11-13), finished 19th in the 400-meter hurdle prelims (53.29) ... At the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 24), placed 21st in the 600-meter dash prelims (1:20.73) ... Outdoor ... At the Len Paddock Invitational (May 3-4), finished in second place in the 400-meter hurdles (53.13) ... At the Penn Relays (April 26-28), finished 22nd in the 400-meter hurdles (53.94) and ran the second leg of the distance medley relay, which posted a second-place finish in the college division (9:56.90) ... At the Mt. SAC Relays (April 19-20), took 25th in the 400-meter hurdles (53.59) ... At the Georgia Spec Towns Invitational (April 12-14), ran the second leg of the winning 4x400-meter relay (3:09.28) ... At the William & Mary Colonial Relays (April 6-7), finished 13th in the 400-meter hurdles (55.26) and ran the third leg of the winning sprint medley relay (3:25.76) ... At the USC Trojan Invitational (March 23-24), placed 12th in the 400-meter hurdles (54.23) and ran the third leg of the 'B' 4x400-meter relay team, which finished eighth (3:14.17) ... Indoor ... At the SPIRE Invitational (Feb. 10-11), finished eighth in the unseeded section of the 600-meter dash (1:21.59) and ran the third leg of the 4x400-meter relay that finished ninth (3:17.35) ... Placed seventh in the 500-meter dash (1:05.37) and 23rd in the 400-meter dash (49.65) at the Mayo Invitational (Feb. 3-4) ... At the Jack Harvey Invitational (Jan. 21), ran the second leg of the winning 4x400-meter relay (3:17.61) ... Finished third in the 600-meter run (1:22.8) at "The Dual" vs. Ohio State (Jan. 14).

R-Freshman(I)/R-Freshman (O) (2011) ... Championship Meets ... Finished sixth in the 400m hurdles at the Big Ten Outdoor Championship (May 15) ... Finished 17th in the 600-meter run at the Big Ten Indoor Championships (Feb. 26-27) ... Outdoor ... Finished second in the 400-meter hurdles at the UCLA Rafer Johnson Invitational (April 9) ... Finished 10th in the 400-meter hurdles and 14th in the 400-meter dash at the FSU Relays (March 25-26) ... Indoor ...Won the 400-meter run at the Silverston Invitational (Feb. 19) ... Finished second in the 600-meter run at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational (Jan. 22) ... Made season debut at the EMU Invitational (Jan. 8).

Freshman (2010) ... Outdoor... Redshirted ... Indoor... Redshirted.

Prep ... Hamilton (2009)... ran track for four years (three varsity letters) ... helped lead Hamilton to MHSAA Division-II state championship as a senior and back-to-back conference championships (2008, 2009)... two-time All-Conference selection... state champion in 300-meter low hurdles and 1600-meter relay... team captain as a senior... holds school and conference record in 300-meter low hurdles... two-time Hawkeye Award recipient... named to the 2009 All-Area Team by the Holland Sentinel... played football for four years (two varsity letters)... also played basketball for three years (one varsity letter)... Top Scholar Award ... Presidential Award for Educational Excellence ... graduated with honors.
Personal Bests... 110-meter hurdles: 15.4 (senior)... 300-meter low hurdles: 38.60 (senior)... 1600-meter relay: 3:22.17 (senior)... coached by Kevin Spotts.

Personal ... Troy Elliot Sneller was born January 16, 1991 ... Son of Reed and Cindy Sneller ... Enrolled in College of Engineering ... Majoring in Industrial & Operations Engineering.

COLLEGIATE BESTS
# Converted Time
p - preliminary time

Event Time Date
400m (I) 49.26# (49.86) 2/19/11
500m (I) 1:05.37 2/3/12
600m (I) 1:21.59 2/10/12
400m (O) 49.79 4/19/14
400m Hurdles (O) 52.45 (p) 5/11/13