Rock Fortna
Rock Fortna
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160
Year: FR
Hometown: Doylestown, Pa.
High School: Central Bucks West
Events: Mid Dist.
Major: Biomedical Engineering

Personal Bests

  • Indoor
    • 1000m: 2:32.86 (2016-17 at Beantown Challenge)
    • Mile: 4:20.32 (2016-17 at Terrier Classic)
  • Outdoor
    • 800m: 1:57.76 (2016-17 at Holy Cross Meet)
    • 1500m: 4:03.45 (2016-17 at Northeast Challenge)

Career Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Indoor NEICAAA Champion (4x800m Relay)

2016-17

  • Outdoor
    • Finished 14th in the 1500m (4:07.28) and fifth in the 4x800m relay (8:20.21) at the Black & Gold Invitational.
    • Placed ninth in the 1500m (4:11.32) and ninth in the 4x400m relay (3:53.85) at the UNH Meet.
    • Finished seventh in the 1500m (4:03.45) at the Northeast Challenge.
    • Placed fourth in the 800m (1:57.76) at the Holy Cross Meet.
    • Finished sixth in the 4x800m relay (7:39.74) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed fourth in the 4x800m relay (7:36.80) at the New England Championship.
  • Indoor
    • Finished ninth in the 1000m (2:32.86) and second in the 4x880m relay (8:03.33) at the Beantown Challenge.
    • Placed sixth in the mile (4:24.18) at the Sorlien Invitational.
    • Finished 61st in the mile (4:20.32) and 37th in the 4x400m relay (3:30.60) at the Terrier Classic.
    • Placed fifth in the 1000m (2:33.26) and third in the DMR (10:48.34) at the Coaches Tribute Meet.
    • Finished 20th in the mile (4:29.53) and seventh in the DMR (10:19.69) at the Atlantic 10 Championship.
    • Placed sixth in the 4x800m relay (7:34.99) at the IC4A Championship.

High School

  • Attended Central Bucks West High School.
  • Earned four letters each in cross country and indoor and outdoor track.
  • Captain of all three teams his sophomore, junior and senior year.
  • All League in cross country his junior and senior year.
  • All District in track his junior year.
  • League champions in cross country his junior and senior year.
  • Cross country team finished 3rd in states his senior year.

Personal

  • Son of Mark and Aileen Fortna.
  • Has a younger brother, Teegan.
  • Enjoys dogs and playing sports.
  • Favorite athlete is Evan Jager.
  • Favorite sports team is the Philadelphia Eagles.
  • Chose URI over Duke, Penn State, South Carolina and Pittsburgh.
  • Majoring in Biomedical Engineering.