Samantha Yates
Samantha Yates
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Birmingham, Ala.
High School: St. Paul's School

2017-18: A two-year letterwinner ... will compete in the distance events.

2016-17: Garnered her second letter ... (Indoor) Broke the W&L 3,000m record with a time of 10:01.27 at the UCS Invitational (2/18) ... registered the second-fastest indoor time in program history in the 5,000m (17:44.39) at the Darius Dixon Memorial Invitational (1/28) ... was a member of the Distance Medley Relay that broke the school record in 11:58.66 at the Tufts Final Qualifier (3/4), but the relay missed qualifying for the NCAA Championship by one spot ... won the 5,000m (18:10.18) and the 3,000m (10:34.65) at the ODAC Championship (2/26) ... (Outdoor) Won the 5,000m at the ODAC Championship (4/22) with a collegiate-best time of 17:39.26 ... it marked the second-fastest time in the event in program history ... took third in the 1,500m (4:59.86) at the league meet.

2015-16: Lettered in her first season ... (Indoor) Named the ODAC Rookie of the Meet at the ODAC Championship (2/28) ... won the 3,000m (10:29.99) and finished third in the mile (5:24.40) ... registered a season-best time in the mile (5:16.18) at the Sweetheart Multi-Mix Madness (2/11) ... recorded a season-best time in the 3,000m (10:27.86) at the UCS Invitational (2/20) ... (Outdoor) Garnered ODAC Rookie of the Meet accolades ... took first in the 5,000m (18:34.86) and third in the 1,500m (4:46.37) ... ran a season-best time in the 5,000m (18:03.25) at the W&L Carnival (3/18).

High School: Competed at St. Paul's School during her prep career ... earned all-league honors in cross country three times ... garnered all-league honors in track and field her junior and senior seasons ... took first in the 1,500m and the 3,000m at the ISL track and field championship her senior season ... holds the St. Paul's School records in the 800m, 1,500m, 3,000m and 5,000m.

Personal: A biochemistry major.

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