2018-19 Track and Field Roster
Troy Pride Jr.
Hometown Greer, S.C.
High School Greer Senior
AS A JUNIOR
- Secured a runner-up finish (6.81) at the Alex Wilson Invitational.
AS A SOPHOMORE
- Set PRs in both the 100-meter dash (10.50) and the 200-meter dash (21.16) at the ACC Outdoor Championships.
- Finished fourth in the 100-meter dash (10.61) outdoors at the Miami Hurricane Invitational.
- Established a PR in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.73 at the ACC Indoor Championships, claiming All-ACC Second-Team accolades.
- Raced to the event win in the 60-meter dash (6.88) at the Alex Wilson Invitational.
- Secured third place in the 60-meter dash (6.86) at the Spire NCAA D-I Indoor Track & Field Classic.
- Runner-up in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.81 at the Meyo Invitational.
- Claimed third place in the 60-meter dash (6.88) at the Indiana University Relays.
- Notched a third-place result in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.85 at the Notre Dame Invitational.
AS A FRESHMAN
- Logged a sixth-place result in the 100-meter dash (10.47) at the ACC Outdoor Track & Field Championships to earn All-ACC Second-Team honors.
- Claimed an event win in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.93 at the Alex Wilson Invitational.
- Placed fourth in the 200-meter dash (22.54) while competing at the Black & Gold Premier.
- Third-place result in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.88 at the Notre Dame Invitational.
- Finished third in the 60-meter dash (6.85) and fourth in the 200-meter dash (22.50) at the Illini Classic.
PREP AND PERSONAL:Â
- Ran track and played football.
- Owns personal records of 48.0 in the 400m dash, 21.2 in the 200m dash, 10.5 in the 100m dash and 42.2 in the 4x100m.
- Is a two-time state champion in the 400m dash and state champion in the 200m dash and 100m dash.
- Was a three-time MVP of the county and two-time MVP of the region.
- Holds seven school records across two different high schools.
- Was one of the top cornerbacks in the 2015 football recruiting class.
- Helped Greer Senior to back-to-back perfect, 10-win regular seasons for the first time in school history and four consecutive Region II-AAA titles.
- Selected to participate in the 2016 Blue-Grey All-American Bowl in Jacksonville, Florida.
- 2015 American Family Insurance All-USA South Carolina Football First Team.
- 2015 Region II-AAA Player of the Year.
- No. 176-ranked player nationally and No. 16-ranked cornerback on Scout.com 300 list.
- No. 91-ranked cornerback by ESPN.
- Enrolled in First Year of Studies.
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