Shippensburg University senior Tra-C Davis was named the 2018 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Year on Thursday afternoon as the annual awards were announced by the league office.
Davis earned NCAA All-America First Team honors in the high jump this season, placing fifth at nationals with a top clearance of 6 feet, 9 3/4 inches. He also earned a U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Region classification this season.
Davis broke the PSAC Championships meet record in the high jump, winning the conference title on a top clearance of 6 feet, 11 1/2 inches. During the regular season, Davis broke the SU school record by clearing 7 feet, 1 inch in the high jump at Lehigh.
A Shippensburg student-athlete has been honored as the PSAC Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Year for five consecutive seasons and seven times overall. Davis joins Alec Rideout (2017), Grant Smith (2016), LeQuan Chapman (2014 and 2015), Donnie Graybill (2009 and 2010). The PSAC Men’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Year award was first issued in 2006.