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    Patrick Sampson
    Patrick Sampson
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Middletown, R.I.

    Event:
    Hammer Throw

    As a Sophomore in 2008-09:

    INDOOR: Recorded a fifth place throw in the weight throw at the BIG EAST Championship tossing a career best distance of 17.72 meters ... Came in fourth at the New England Championship in the weight throw with a toss of 17.30 meters ... Finished 14th at the IC4A Championship in the weight throw finishing with a length of 17.32 meters ... Began the year with back-to-back fifth place performances in the weight throw first at the Yale Invitational (15.68 meters) and then at the Sorlein Invitational (16.09 meters) ... Finished sixth at the Harvard Quad in the weight throw with a toss of 16.44 meters ... came in 20th at the elite New Balance Collegiate Invitational in the weight throw with a distance of 16.41 meters.

    OUTDOOR: Finished in seventh place at the BIG EAST Championship in the hammer throw with a toss of 52.81 meters ... Came in 13th in the hammer throw at the New England Championship finishing with a throw of 48.64 meters ... Took 19th place in the hammer throw at the IC4A Championship with a career best throw of 54.63 meters ... Had a 10th place showing at the LSU Relays in the hammer throw with a distance of 50.58 meters ... Took third at the UConn Invitational with a distance of 51.40 in the hammer throw ... Finished 11th at the Spec Towns invitational in the hammer throw with at toss of 51.36 ... Came in second overall and first among collegiate athletes at the UConn Spring Invitational in the hammer throw with a launch of 54.02 meters ... Finished sixth in the hammer throw at the UMass Invitational with a length of 52.59.

    As a Freshman in 2007-2008:

    INDOOR: Finished in eighth place at the BIG EAST Championships in the weight throw with a personal record of 17.06 meters...Earned a 13th place finish in the weight throw at the New England Championships with a distance of 15.83 meters...Finished in 26th place in the weight throw at the highly competitive New Balance Collegiate Invitational with a throw of 15.28 meters...Was eighth at the Lafayette-Rider Invitational with a distance of 15.83 meters in the weight throw.

    OUTDOOR: Turned in a solid sixth place performance at the BIG EAST Championships with a throw of 52.40 meters in the hammer...Captured the title at the Disney World Invitational in the hammer throw...Finished in sixth place at the Brown Invitational with a throw of 51.76 meters in the hammer...Was runner-up in the hammer at the UConn Springtime Invitational with a throw of 51.15 meters.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Bishop Hendricken High School...Was team captain his senior year...Guided the Hawks to seven team State Championships during his four years...Earned All-State and All-American honors...Also was an All-State Academic Honor Roll selection, Presidents Academic List, and a member of the National Honor Society.

    Personal: A political science major...Born April 14, 1989.