Men's Track & Field to Send Partial Squad to Joe Hilton Invite Saturday
Last Updated: March 11, 2013
R-Junior (I)/R-Junior (O) (2013) ... 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)/R-Sophomore (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).
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.