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Sam Masters
  Sam Masters

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbia, Mo.

High School:
David H. Hickman HS

Height:
5-5

Position:
Distance

Birthdate:
10/13/1989

Experience:
5L


05/23/2012

Track Preps For NCAA West Preliminary

10 members of Golden Hurricane head to Austin, Texas for regional meet

05/17/2012

10 TU Track Athletes Selected For NCAA West Preliminary

Eight men, two women will head to Austin, Texas to compete in national event

05/17/2012

Tulsa Golden Hurricane Sports Weekly Review

Issue #35

05/11/2012

Pinheiro Claims 10K Gold On Day One Of C-USA Championships

Golden Hurricane men sit in second, women in seventh through two events

05/09/2012

Men's Track Aims For Historic Treble

Golden Hurricane travels to New Orleans for C-USA Outdoor Championships

Personal Bests
Indoor: 1,000m: 2:27.56, Mile: 4:05.69, 3,000m: 8:06.53, 5,000m: 14:27.13
Outdoor: 1,500m: 3:46.80, 3,000m: 8:20.71, 5,000m: 14:13.87, 10,000m: 31:26.35

2011-12: (Indoor) Named to the all-C-USA Third Team after finishing third at the league meet in the 3,000m with a time of 8:13.20 . . . also finished fourth in the 5,000m at the Conference USA Championship with a time of 14:27.13 . . . career-best mark of 8:06.53 in the 3K came at the Meyo Invitational to finish sixth . . . won the 1,000m (2:27.56) at the J.D. Martin Invitational and the mile (4:10.46) at the KSU Invitational . . . posted a career-best mile of 4:05.69 at the Arkansas Last Chance meet to finish third . . . (Outdoor) Qualified for the NCAA West Preliminary in the 1,500 meters but was unable to compete . . . placed seventh at the C-USA meet in the 10,000m with a time of 31:26.35 . . . won the 3,000m at the John Jacobs Invitational in 8:58.16 . . . finished second in the 1,500 meters at the Arkansas Spring Invitational with a personal-best mark of 3:46.80.

2010-11: (Indoor) Competed in five different meets . . . won the mile at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a mark of 4:20.80 . . . recorded his personal best in the mile of 4:15.56 at the Fazoli/Baymont Invitational . . . also notched his personal best of 8:57.43 in the 3,000m at the Conference USA Championship . . . (Outdoor) Ran four meets . . . recorded the second-fastest 3,000m in school history when he won the race at the John Jacobs Invitational in 8:20.71 . . . posted the fifth-fastest 5,000m in school history of 14:13.87 at the Drake Relays in a sixth-place performance . . . finished fourth in the 5,000m at the Conference USA Championship in a time of 14:27.62.

2009-10: Did not compete.

2008-09: (Indoor) Ran in five events . . . finished sixth in the 5,000m at the C-USA Championships with a personal-best time of 15:09.12 . . . placed ninth in the mile-run at the conference meet . . . ran the mile in 4:20.37 at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . posted a time of 8:49.30 in the 3,000m at the Wichita State Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Competed in five meets . . . placed eighth in the 1,500m at the C-USA Championships with a time of 3:58.93 . . . finished 13th in the 5,000m at the C-USA meet . . . turned in a personal-best mark of 14:46.42 in the 5,000m at the John McDonnell Invitational . . . ran the 1,500m in 3:56.08 at the Tulsa Invitational . . . a TU Dean's List recipient and C-USA Academic Medalist.

High School: A three-time letterwinner in track and a four-time letterwinner in cross country . . . named all-state in the 1600m and 3200m as a senior . . . ran a personal-best in the 1600m (4:15) at the Missouri State Championships during his senior year . . . finished fifth at the state meet in cross country as a senior . . . state runner-up in the 3200m as a junior . . . set a personal-record in the 3200m with a time of 9:22 at the Mizzou Relays as a junior . . . earned one letter in wrestling . . . named to the Hickman Athletic Hall of Fame . . . high school coach was Steve Kissane.

Personal: Majoring in exercise and sports science . . . enjoys playing soccer, table tennis and building random objects from scratch . . . goal in life is to become an athletic director for a major university . . . sports inspiration is his late father, David Masters . . . son of Ginger Masters . . . has six siblings.