Wyatt Witman
Wyatt Witman
Height: 6-3
Weight: 165
Year: So.
Hometown: Charleston, SC
High School: Stratford HS
Major: Biology (Pre-Med)

FMU: Returning letterman....2019 Peach Belt Conference Team of Academic Distinction....PBC All-Sportsmanship Team 2018....Ran in 6 of 7 events as a freshman....Team's second finisher in 2 meets and third finisher in 4 meets....Placed 61st at the 2018 PBC Championship Meet....Can come in and make an impact immediately....Solid running foundation to build upon and improve at FMU....Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) 2018-19....Peach Belt Conference Presidential Honor Roll 2019....FMU Swamp Fox Athletic-Academic Honor Roll 2018 (fall), 2019 (spring).

PERSONAL:

  • Born Wyatt Thomas Witman in Charleston, S.C.
  • Graduate of Stratford High School, where he ran under direction of coach Shane Sutherland
  • Earned All-Region accolades as a senior
  • Owns a personal-best time of 17:21 for 5,000-meters
  • Placed 128th at the state championships with a time of 18:22
  • Team finished 13th at the 2017 AAAAA cross country state championships
  • In track, owns personal-best times of 4:56 for 1,600-meters and 10:44 for 3,200-meters

PERSONAL FAVORITES:

  • As a child what you wanted to be when you grew up: Doctor
  • Favorite Superhero:
  • Favorite Athlete: Jayson Tatum
  • Favorite Sports Team: Boston Celtics  
  • Favorite Food: Pancakes
  • Favorite Vacation Spot:  Mountains
  • Instagram Account: wyattwitman
  • Your Motivation Music: Slow jams
  • Favorite Thing About FMU: The cats
  • Favorite Off-Field Activity: Shopping and Golf
  • Goals for Upcoming Season: Stay healthy and motivated to be competitive and hit the times i need to be successful
  • Why you first chose your sport: I wanted to be different and i enjoyed running prior to when i started being competitive
  • The biggest mental challenge to you improving faster: Staying focused through the rough times
Best 5K Time 18:30 at 2018 CCU Invitational
Best 8K Time 30:13 at 2018 Jaguar XC Invitational