The Golden Hurricane will have five runners compete at the prestigious track meet
Hurricane has 198 student-athletes honored
Sophomore thrower Chase Sammons sets program best marks in discus and shot put, Tulsa wins five events
The Golden Hurricane will compete in Fayetteville, Ark., in its second meet of the outdoor season
of the 800 and mile
2011-12: (Indoor) Won Conference USA Championships in both the 3,000m (8:11.13) and the 5,000m (14:11.79) . . . named to the all-C-USA First Team in both events . . . 5K mark at the league meet was the second-fastest in school history and a facility record . . . placed second in the mile at the Arkansas Last Chance meet with a time of 4:02.89 . . . (Outdoor) Competed at the NCAA West Preliminary, finishing 25th in the 5K in 14:41.38 . . . won Conference USA Championships in both the 5,000m (14:17.43) and the 10,000m (30:40.79) . . . earned spots on the all-C-USA First Team in both events . . . broke the school record in the 3,000m at the Arkansas Spring Invitational, and his mark of 8:14.39 was good for second place . . . posted a career-best time of 14:08.36 in the 5,000m in a 15th-place effort at the Mt. SAC Relay's.
2010-11: (Indoor) Ran at five meets . . . posted a personal-best in the mile of 4:15.88 at the Conference USA Championship to finish seventh . . . placed eighth in the 3,000m at the league meet with a mark of 8:25.21 . . . season-best time of 8:24.39 in the 3,000m came at the Tyson Invitational, where he finished fourth . . . also won the 1,000m at the O.C. Indoor Invitational in a time of 2:33.99 . . . (Outdoor) Competed only at the Conference USA Championship, but earned nine points for the Golden Hurricane at the meet . . . finished second in the 10,000m with a mark of 30:53.61 to earn a spot on the all-C-USA Second Team . . . placed eighth in the 5,000m in a time of 14:41.94.
Prior to TU: Won the U-23 National Championship in the 5,000 meters in 2009 . . . placed second in the U-23 National Championship in 2009 and 2010 . . . won the national junior championship in the 3,000 meters and 5,000 meters in 2007 . . . his best time in the 5K was 14:22 and his best time in the 3K was 8:15.
Personal: Majoring in mathematics . . . his favorite movie is Pulp Fiction . . . his favorite food is pasta . . . his favorite cross country/track athlete is Ethipoian long-distance runner Kenenisa Bekele . . . his dream as a child was to be a scientist . . . his craziest ambition is to be an Olympic champion . . . has one sister, Rita . . . son of Victor Pinheiro and Paula Ganho.
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