Chase Sammons wins two events for the Golden Hurricane, while John Teeters, Andrew Heyes and Katherine Camp when running events
Hurricane has 61 student-athletes recognized
The Golden Hurricane will compete against Nebraska, Wyoming and South Dakota State on Saturday
Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored
Sophomore thrower Chase Sammons sets program best marks in discus and shot put, Tulsa wins five events
Cross Country: 4 mile: 21:23, 5K: 16:36.58, 8K: 27:03.02
Indoor: Mile: 4:18.71, 3,000m: 8:36.18
Outdoor: 800m: 1:55.67, 1,500m: 3:54.50, 3,000m: 8:58.19, 3,000m steeplechase: 9:28.67, 5,000m: 15:17.76
2013: (Cross Country) Ran in two meets in the fall . . . finished 18th at the Missouri Southern Stampede 8K race with a time of 28:12.80 . . . placed 26th in the four mile race at the Hurricane Festival with a time of 24:07.
2012-13: (Cross Country) Ran two meets in the fall . . . set a personal-best in the four-mile race with a time of 21:23 . . . ran a personal 8K best of 27:03.02 . . . (Indoor) Red-shirted . . . (Outdoor) Competed in three events and placed sixth at the C-USA Championships 3,000 meters steeplechase with a time of 9:28.67 . . . placed eighth in the 1,500 meters at the Arkansas Invitational with a time of 3:59.92 and finished 16th at the Arkansas Spring Invitational with a time of 4:03.13 in the 1,500 meters.
2011-12: (Cross Country) Ran in three meets during his first year at TU . . . won the Oral Roberts Duel with a 5K time of 16:36.58 . . . finished 15th at the Hurricane Festival (21:42) and placed 23rd at the Houston Duel (21:33) . . . (Indoor) Ran the mile at four meets, improving his time at each event . . . finished ninth at the C-USA Championships in the mile with a season-best time of 4:18.71 . . . finished 16th at the league meet in the 3,000m run with a time of 8:36.18 . . . placed third in the mile at the J.D. Martin Invitational in 4:23.49 . . . (Outdoor) Finished eighth at the C-USA Championships in the 1,500m with a season-best mark of 3:54.50 . . . also placed 18th at the league meet in the 5,000m (15:17.76) . . . placed third in the 3,000m run at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 8:58.19 . . . finished fourth in the 1,500m at the Tulsa Duels with a mark of 4:02.60.
High School: Lettered all four years in both cross country and track at Shawnee Mission Northwest High School . . . earned the Kansas City Star Scholar-Athlete of the Year award as a senior . . . was part of the cross country team that won Class 6A State Championships senior and freshman years . . . team finished runners-up at state sophomore year and placed third junior year . . . ran a personal best in the 1,600m of 4:22 . . . also posted a personal best of 9:25 in the 3,200m . . . finished second individually at state in cross country senior year and third sophomore year . . . won the state championship during his junior track season in the 3,200m . . . was twice named all-state in cross country.
Personal: Majoring in chemical engineering . . . began running at age 15 . . . son of Tim and Laura Thornburg . . . has two siblings . . . born February 21, 1993.
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