Sammy Truax
Sammy  Truax

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Portland, OR

High School:
Central Catholic


05/25/2018

Manley Ends Season in Record-Breaking Fashion

Junior runs second-fastest steeplechase time in program history

05/24/2018

Zag Trio Finish Seasons at NCAA West Regionals

Villarma places in the top-20 and nearly qualifies for quarterfinals

05/23/2018

Gonzaga Track Ready for Regionals

Seven Zags run against the region's best Thursday through Saturday

05/17/2018

Track Receives Unprecedented Seven Selections to Regionals

Zags will run next week in Sacramento, Calif.

05/12/2018

Zags Hit Qualifying Times in Final Meet of Regular Season

Pollard punches postseason ticket in 1,500 meters

Gonzaga- Redshirted both Cross Country and Outdoor Track in 2015. Running unattached, ran 9:17.41 for the 3,000 meter steeplechase and 3:53.95 in the 1,500 meters. In 2016, found success with the 3000 Steeplechase, earning four top-10 finishes. Ran a personal best 9:05.13 3000 Steeple at the 2017 Portland Twilight meet.

High School-
Graduate of Central Catholic High School in Portland, OR…helped lead Central Catholic to 3 6A OSAA Cross Country State Championships during his 4 years on the varsity squad…placed 14th as a freshman, 24th as a sophomore, 5th as a junior, and 8th as a senior…3 time Nike Border Clash qualifier…also helped lead the Central Catholic Rams to the Nike Cross National Meet where the team placed 19th…as a junior placed 3rd at the 2014 OSAA Track and Field Championships in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:46.67…as a senior placed 4th in 1500 meters with a time of 3:56.86…personal bests of 1:57 (800), 3:56 (1500), and 8:41 (3000)

Personal- Undecided major…chose Gonzaga for the excellent coaching staff and a team who truly cares for one another…if you could have dinner with anybody, dead or alive: Elvis Presley…future running goals: All-American in the steeplechase and qualify for NCAA XC Championships…weird fact: I can unicycle and juggle at the same time…nickname: The Truth

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