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University of Chicago Department of Athletics & Recreation
Nelson Trotter
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Pittsford, N.Y.
High School: Pittsford Mendon
Position: Jumps

Career Best Marks



High Jump (Indoor)

1.67 meters

High Jump (Outdoor)

1.69 meters*

Triple Jump (Indoor)

11.00 meters

Triple Jump (Outdoor)

11.09 meters

55 meters (Indoor)


100 meters (Outdoor)


* = school record




  • National qualifier in the outdoor high jump
  • UAA Champion in the indoor high jump and outdoor high jump
  • All-UAA in the indoor triple jump (2nd)
  • Tied the school record in the outdoor high jump (1.69 meters)
  • Posted the No. 5 mark in school history in the indoor triple jump (11.00 meters)
  • USTFCCCA All-Region during outdoor season
  • UAA All-Academic Team


  • UAA Champion in the outdoor triple jump and high jump
  • Posted the top mark on the team in the indoor high jump (1.67 meters) and the outdoor triple jump (11.09 meters)


  • Major: International Studies
  • Participated in four years of track and field and one year of cross country in high school
  • New York Section V Field MVP