Chase Sammons wins two events for the Golden Hurricane, while John Teeters, Andrew Heyes and Katherine Camp when running events
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
The Golden Hurricane will compete in Fayetteville, Ark., in its second meet of the outdoor season
2011-12: (Indoor) Participated in five meets . . . finished 10th at the Conference USA Championship in the 800m prelims with a mark of 1:55.04 . . . placed second in the Distance Medley Relay with a time of 10:01.54 . . . was fourth in the 1,000m (2:32.52) at the J.D. Martin Invitational . . . placed fifth in the mile (4:19.69) at the KSU Invitational . . . season-best mile of 4:17.78 came in a 27th-place effort at the Meyo Invitational . . . (Outdoor) Competed in four events . . . won the 800m run at the Tulsa Duels in 1:56.87 . . . finished second in the 3,000m run with a mark of 8:58.19 . . . season-best time of 3:46.74 in the 1,500m came in a fifth-place effort at the John McDonnell Invitational.
2010-11: (Indoor) Competed in five races . . . was a First Team All-Conference honoree after he was part of the Distance Medley Relay team that won the Conference USA championship in a time of 10:08.74 . . . posted a season-best time in the 800m of 1:57.31 at the Tyson Invitational . . . placed eighth in the mile at the conference meet in a time of 4:17.85 . . . (Outdoor) Ran in six meets . . . anchored the 4x1,600m relay team that ran the second-fastest time in school history of 16:57.38 at the Drake Relays . . . was also part of the Distance Medley Relay team that clocked the fourth-fastest time in school history at Drake (9:48.45).
High School: Lettered all four years in both cross country and track and field at Kickapoo High School . . . also lettered his freshman year in basketball . . . was the Class 4A State Champion in cross country his senior year . . . won the state championship in the 1,600-meter run and placed second at state in the 3,200 . . . his personal best time in the 1,600 was 4:07 . . . was named all-Midwest Region Second Team his senior year . . . won the Ozark Conference track championship in the 800, 1,600 and the 3,200 his senior year . . . his 4x800 relay team won the Class 4A State Championship his sophomore year.
Personal: Major is undecided . . . has one younger sister, Emily . . . son of David and Jennifer Thater.
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