Brennan Silliman
Brennan Silliman
Year: So.
Hometown: Douglasville, Ga.
High School: Woodward Academy
Major: Exercise Science

Awards/Honors

  • 2017 All-Peach Belt Conference [finished 14th]
  • 2017 USTFCCCA Scholar-Athlete
  • 2017-18 PBC Gold Scholar
  • 2017: four top-20 finishes, season-best was third at Winthrop/Adidas Invitational

At Georgia College

Major: Exercise Science

Minor: Biology

High School

  • Woodward Academy
  • Coach: Tim Hamling
  • Personal best 5K- 15:44
  • 2016 All-State First Team in cross country, finishing seventh
  • 2015 All-State Second Team [11th]
  • 2016 and 2015 All-Region First Team cross country
  • 2016 Region Runner-Up cross countrys
  • 2016 and 2015 All-County First Team cross country
  • 2016 Harrier Award for team
  • 2017 First Place award for team
  • 2015 Cross Country Most Improved for team
  • Four-time State Qualifier in cross country
  • Finished 16th at Georgia High School Cross Country Meet of Champions
  • Also lettered in track
  • Personal best 1600m- 4:29; 3200m- 9:34
  • Region Champion 3200m and 1600m
  • 2017 Sectional Champion 3200m
  • 2017 and 2016 All-Region First Team
  • 2017 All-State Track in 3200m
  • 2017 and 2016 Most Valuable Distance Runner for team
  • 2017 War Eagle Award for track
  • Two-time state qualifier in track
  • Ran for the Peachtree City Flash 
  • Finished fifth at the 2016 USATF Georgia Cross Country Championship
  • Team won 2016 USATF Georgia State Cross Country Championship

Personal

  • Born Nov. 30
  • Parents: Erin and Scott Silliman
  • Older brother Collin is a Bobcat Cross Country student-athlete
  • Why Georgia Colllege: I chose Georgia College due to its location relative to my home, athletic scholarship and my potential major.
  • Biggest sports thrill: winning
  • Pre-race ritual: 12-13 hours before, eat four slices of Margarita Pizza and drink 2-3 bottles of Strawberry Watermelon Gatorade. Race-day takes three hours to stretch out, eat a cup of goldfish crackers, pretzels, cheez-its or oreos. 
  • Biggest fear: injury and failure
  • Favorite movie: The Conjuring 2
  • Favorite TV Show: The Walking Dead
  • Lives by the motto "Patience is the foundation of eternal peace. Make anger your enemy. Harm comes to those who know only victory and do not know defeat. Find fault with yourself and not with others. It is in falling short of your own goals that you will surpass those who exceed theirs." - Tokugawa Ieyasu

2017 Top Times [6 races]

5K 19:50 VSU Border Clash 09/01/2017
8K 25:50 PBC Championship 10/21/2017
10K 33:54 NCAA Southeast Regional 11/04/2017