2017 Bowerman Blind Resume Test

The Bowerman Award Ceremony will be LIVE on FloTrack this Friday, December 15, at 9 PM ET.

Until then, let's take a look at who you would choose for the most prestigious award in collegiate track and field. In order to keep school biases and favorite event biases out of the picture, we've created a blind resume test for you to choose your most deserving athlete purely based on stats alone.

A few notes: We ignored relays from their resumes in order to not favor track athletes over field athletes and to also not favor athletes who have faster teammates.


ATHLETE 'A'

2017 NCAA Win/Loss Finals Record (Individual Events Only):

24-8 (.750)

2017 NCAA Individual Event Finishes:

1st, 2nd, 4th, 6th, 6th (29 points)

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Indoor Performances:

None

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Outdoor Performances:

Three: No. 1, No. 3, No. 4


ATHLETE 'B'

2017 NCAA Win/Loss Finals Record (Individual Events Only):

10-4 (.714)

2017 NCAA Individual Event Finishes:

1st, 1st, 2nd, 3rd (34 points)

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Indoor Performances:

Four: No. 1, No. 1, No. 3, No. 6

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Outdoor Performances:

One: No. 2


ATHLETE 'C'

2017 NCAA Win/Loss Finals Record (Individual Events Only):

6-0 (1.000)

2017 NCAA Individual Event Finishes:

1st, 1st (20 points)

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Indoor Performances:

Three: No. 4, No. 5, No. 10

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Outdoor Performances:

Two: No. 1, No. 6


ATHLETE 'D'

2017 NCAA Win/Loss Finals Record (Individual Events Only):

17-1 (.944)

2017 NCAA Individual Event Finishes:

1st, 1st, 1st, 1st (40 points)

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Indoor Performances:

Three: No. 1, No. 2, No. 10

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Outdoor Performances:

Two: No. 1, No. 2


ATHLETE 'E'

2017 NCAA Win/Loss Finals Record (Individual Events Only):

11-1 (.917)

2017 NCAA Individual Event Finishes:

1st, 1st (20 points)

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Indoor Performances:

Four: No. 3, No. 5, No. 6, No. 9

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Outdoor Performances:

Four: No. 1, No. 3, No. 4, No. 10


ATHLETE 'F'

2017 NCAA Win/Loss Finals Record (Individual Events Only):

3-3 (.500)

2017 NCAA Individual Event Finishes:

1st, 5th (14 points)

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Indoor Performances:

None

# of All-Time NCAA Top Ten Outdoor Performances:

Three: No. 1, No. 2, No. 7


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