Sammy Truax
Sammy  Truax

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Portland, OR

High School:
Central Catholic


11/10/2017

Hogan Paces GU Men to 10th Place Finish at Regionals

Zag redshirt freshman runs fourth-fastest 10k time in program history

11/08/2017

Cross Country Runs at Regionals Friday

Gonzaga harriers vie for spots to national championships

10/14/2017

Kaderabek Runs Sixth-Fastest 8K in Program History

Zag men place 16th against some of the nation's best

10/15/2016

Thurston Places Sixth at NCAA Pre-Nationals

Max Kaderabek led GU men with a 62nd place finish

09/17/2016

Gonzaga Men and Thurston Win Again

Zags enjoy meet close to home at Mead High School

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: Brude

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