2019-20 Track and Field Roster
Hometown Manlius, NY
High School Fayetteville-Manlius
AWARDS AND ACCOLADES:
- 2019 NCAA Champion, Men’s Distance Medley Relay
- 2019 ACC Champion, Men’s Distance Medley Relay
- All-American (Indoor: 2018, 2019)
- 2019 All-ACC First Team
- 2018 All-ACC Second Team
- 2019 ACC Indoor Track & Field Men’s Scholar-Athlete of the Year
AS A SENIOR:
- NCAA champion in the DMR (9:31.55), also earned All-America accolades for the second straight season at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships.
- ACC champion with the Notre Dame DMR after posting a winning time of 9:38.85 for All-ACC First-Team honors at the ACC Indoor Championships.
- Finished sixth as a member of the 4x400m relay at the ACC Championships.
- Also competed as an individual in the 400m dash where he crossed the line in 48.63 at the championship meet.
- Established a PR in the 400-meter dash with a time of 48.44 at the Virginia Challenge.
- Set a PR in the 200-meter dash (22.38) outdoors at the UNF Invitational.
- Claimed an event victory with the DMR (9:26.10) at the Alex Wilson Invitational.
- Finished third in the 400-meter dash with a time of 48.90 at the Hoosier Hills.
- Runner-up in the 400-meter dash with a time of 49.51 at the Gene Edmonds Open.
- Raced with the runner-up 4×400-meter relay team (3:18.76) and finished third in the 400-meter dash (49.14) at the Blue and Gold Invitational.
AS A JUNIOR:
- Claimed All-America accolades in the DMR after finishing second (9:31.22) at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships.
- Earned All-ACC Second-Team honors as part of the runner-up DMR entry (9:40.14) at the ACC Indoor Championships.
- Runner-up in the 400-meter dash (50.43) at the Indiana University Relays.
- Placed third with the 4×400-meter relay squad (3:22.08) at the Michigan Wolverine Invitational.
- Runner-up in the 4×400-meter relay (3:21.41) at the Blue and Gold Invitational.
AS A SOPHOMORE:
- Had a personal best race at the Tiger Paw Invite with a time of 22.92 in the 200m (indoor).
- Raced in the 400m at the Yellow Jacket Invite where recorded a season best time of 50.27
PREP AND PERSONAL:
- Graduated from Fayetteville-Manlius High School (Manlius, New York) in the spring of 2015
- Placed eighth at the Indoor Track State Championships (4x800m) as a senior
- Lettered in both indoor and outdoor track
- Born in Winston Salem, North Carolina, to Edward and Cynthia Cheatham
- Has one sister, Shauna Cheatham
- A political science major in the College of Arts and Letters