Junior records new personal best as 10 other Jayhawks win in Joplin
2011 OUTDOOR Recorded a personal-best triple mark of 15.29m (50-02.00 ft.) at the Kansas Relays (4/22), placing third... Competed in the triple jump at the NCAA West Preliminary, finishing 41st with a top mark of 14.24m (46-08.75 ft.)... Placed seventh in the triple jump at the Big 12 Outdoor Championships (5/15), hitting a mark of 15.20m (49-10.50 ft.)... Top long jump performance came at the Razorback Spring Invitational (4/2), a fourth-place finish with a personal best distance of 6.95m (22-09.75 ft.)... Academic All-Big 12 Second Team.
2011 INDOOR Hit a triple jump personal-best mark of 14.54m (47-08.50 ft.) in an 11th-place finish at the Big 12 Indoor Championships (2/26)... Finished seventh in the long jump at the Arkansas Last Chance (3/4) with a personal-best leap of 6.85m (22-05.75 ft.)... Took third in the triple jump at the Jayhawk Classic (1/28), hitting a distance of 13.68m (45-05.75 ft.).
2010 OUTDOOR Set a personal best in the triple jump at the Kansas Relays (4/16) with a jump of 15.21m (49-11.00 ft.), finishing fifth... Competed in the 100m dash at the Twilight Invitational and finished in 25th with a time of 11.49... Finished seventh in the long jump at the John McDonnell Invitational and recorded a personal best with a jump of 6.82m (22-04.50 ft.)... Selected to the first team of the Academic All-Big 12.
2010 INDOOR Finished first in the triple jump with a personal-best mark of 14.24m (46-08.75 ft.) at the Kansas vs. Missouri Dual (1/15)... Set another personal best in the long jump at the Bill Easton Classic (1/8) with a distance of 6.77m (22-02.50 ft.), the team's second-best mark on the season.
2009 OUTDOOR Jumped in three meets for the Jayhawks... Recorded his best triple jump mark of 14.53 meters (47-8 ft.) at the Jim Click Shootout (3/4), where he finished fifth overall.
2009 INDOOR Had his best triple jump mark in the first meet of the season (Holiday Preview, 12/ 5), where he leaped 14.23 meters (46-08.25 ft.)... Took fourth in the triple jump at the adidas Classic (1/31) with a mark of 14.16 meters (46-05.50 ft.)... Recorded a season-best long jump of 6.46 meters (21-02.50 ft.) at the Arkansas Invitational (1/9).
HIGH SCHOOL Holds the school record in the triple jump at 49-01 ft... State champion in the triple jump as a senior in 2008 (49-01 ft.)... Regional champion in the triple jump as a junior in 2007 (45-06 ft.) and as a senior in 2008 (48-11 ft.)... Placed second in the long jump at regionals as a senior with a leap of 22-05 ft... Also lettered in basketball... Graduated with high honors, holding a 4.1 GPA at the end of his senior year.
PERSONAL Son of Darryl and Adrian Trotter... Born in Las Vegas, Nev... Undecided on major.