ECU sets four school records en route to winning nine events in the two-day competition
ECU has two individual winners at Joe Hilton UNC Invite
ECU was paced by a team effort in its second outdoor meet of the year
2012-13 Track & Field: Competed in the indoor 800-meter run, 1,000-meter run and distance medley relay...Recorded a season-best time of 1:55.37 in the 800-meter run at the SPIRE Invitational...Ran in one 1,000-meter run all season and notched a time of 2:44.60 at the Virginia Tech Invitational...Was part of a DMR squad that placed seventh at the SPIRE Invitational with a time of 10:31.42...Was part of the outdoor 4x800-meter relay squad that set a new school record with a time of 7:29.52 at the Penn Relays where they placed first in the event...Participated in the distance medley relay that recorded a time of 10:12.63 at the Penn Relays to place 10th in the ECU Outdoor Top 10 list...Competed in the outdoor 400-meter dash and notched a personal-best time of 51.77 for a top-15 finish at the Charlotte Invitational...Posted a career-best time of 1:53.72 in the 800-meter run at the C-USA Outdoor Championship prelims....Ran in the 1,500-meter run at the 49er Classic and recorded a time of 4:04.50.
2012-13 Cross Country: Raced five times and had one top-10 finish...Started his collegiate career finishing 31st on the 5K Seahawk Invitational (17:35.00) ...Improved by 25 seconds in finishing 46 at the 5K Adidas XC Invitational (17:10.7)...Had his season-best time (17:02.92) and placing (10th) at the 5K ECU Pirate Invitational...Finished 32ndd at the Three-Stripe Invitational...Ran a 28:03.71 in the green race at Charlotte Cross Country Invitational in his only 8K race of the season.
High School: Won a total of seven letters in cross country and track and field...Served as the team captain in cross country in each of his final three seasons and in both his junior and senior season in track...Was part of the varsity track team for the 800m, 1600m, 3200m as a freshman and sophomore...Added membership on the 4x800 relay team as a junior...Participated in 800m, 1600m, 3200m, 4x800, 4x400, 400m and 1500m as a senior...His awards won while in high school include Westwood Warrior-of-the-Year, Mutford Athlete-of-the-Year, Outstanding Performance Award (800m), Track & Field MVP Award and Big Meet Performance (2012)...Left high school as the team record holder in the 800m and 1500...Was a Junior National Qualifier, USATF Youth National Medalist, Junior National Regional Champion and Arizona Junior National State Champion ...Also part of the ROTC drill team for all four years for four additional high school letters...Coached by James Smith, Steve Nissen, Steve Holden, Jeff Kuhn.
Personal: Born Dylan Tyler Traywick on January 21, 1994 in Mesa, Ariz...Son of Carlton and Davette Traywick...Majoring in engineering...Interests include playing video games, writing short stories and running...Earned the Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Legion (ROTC), Military Excellence (American Legion), Cadet of the Year, Mesa Sunrise Rotary Student-Athlete of the Month.