Collin Silliman
Collin Silliman
Year: R-Jr.
Hometown: Douglasville, Ga.
High School: Woodward Academy
Previous College: Furman University
Major: Psychology

Awards/Honors

  • 2017 All-Peach Belt Conference [finished 9th]
  • 2017 USTFCCCA Scholar-Athlete
  • 2016-17 D2ADA Academic Achievement Award
  • 2017-18 PBC Gold Scholar
  • 2016-17 PBC Gold Scholar
  • 2016-17 D2ADA Scholar-Athlete
  • 2017: five top-20 finishes, season-best third at VSU Border Clash
  • Had three top-20 finishes in 2016, takikng 14th at the Bobcat Invitational, 15th at the Trevecca Showcase and 16th at the PBC Championship

At Georgia College

Major: Psychology

Minor: Chemistry

Prior to GC

  • Redshirted season at Division I Furman University

High School

  • Woodward Academy
  • Head coach Tim Hamling
  • 5K PR: 16:10
  • Woodward Cross Country "First Place Award" 2013
  • Three-time All-Region 
  • Also lettered in track
  • 1mile PR: 4:36
  • 2mile PR: 9:55
  • Woodward Track & Field "Most Valuable Distance Runner" 2015
  • Graduated Cum Laude

Personal

  • Son of Scott and Erin Silliman
  • Brother [Brennan] is a sophomore for the Bobcats
  • Born Jan. 13
  • Favorite athlete: Kyle Lowry and Brennan Silliman
  • Ringtone: different for every teammate
  • Chose GC: it has a college town environment and everyone is friendly
  • Biggest sports thrill: track season 2018, breaking 15 minutes in the 5K [twice]
  • Pre-race superstition: listen to my 90s rap/soul music playlist
  • Thing that scares you the most: failure
  • Favorite song: Mostly Tupac
  • Favorite movie: Deadpool
  • Lives by the motto: "Everyone has to face obstacles. Everybody has to face hurdles. It's what you do with those that determines how successful you're going to be." -Craig Sager

2017 Top Times [6 races]

5K 19:48 VSU Border Clash 09/01/2017
8K 25:28 PBC Championship 10/21/2017
10K 33:30 NCAA Southeast Regional 11/04/2017

2016 Top Times [6 races]

8K 25:58 Royals XC Challenge 10/07/2016
10K 32:20 NCAA Southeast Regional 11/05/2016