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

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


  • 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: The Fulton County XC Championships where he placed fourth overall and ran the fifth-fastest time on the course.
  • 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: Deadpool
  • Favorite TV Show: The Walking Dead
  • Lives by the motto "Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it."