Samuel Denmark

  • Samuel
  • Denmark

  • Event
    Sprints
  • Class
    r-Sophomore
  • High School/Other
    Hanahan
  • Hometown
    Huger, S.C.

Updated: May 19, 2018

2018 outdoor: Ran the second leg on the 4x100-meter relay team that set the second-fastest time in program history (39.87) and earned bronze at the ACC Outdoor Championships ... In the prelims at ACCs, went 10.70 in the 100-meter dash and 21.69 in the 200 ... Ran a personal-best time of 10.47w in the 100-meter dash at the Liberty Twilight to place fourth, while also running on the 4x100-meter relay team that took third with a time of 40.26 ... Tallied a time of 10.73 seconds in the 100-meter dash and ran the second leg of the 4x100-meter relay team (40.13) that finished seventh at the National Relay Championships … Collected a time of 10.81 seconds in the 100-meter dash and 21.94 seconds in the 200 meters at the War Eagle Invitational … Ran the second leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that placed seventh at the War Eagle Invitational … Clocked a personal-best time of 10.60 seconds in the 100-meter dash and 21.75 seconds in the 200 meters at the Tennessee Relays … Also ran the third leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that finished 11th at the Tennessee Relays … Ran the third leg of the 4x100-meter prelims at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays … Ran a time of 10.84 seconds in the 100-meter dash and ran the third leg of the 4x100-meter relay team that placed 10th at the Weems Baskin Relays.

2018 indoor: Collected a time of 6.92 seconds in the 60-meter dash prelims at the ACC Championships … Finished third in the 60-meter dash with a time of 6.93 seconds and placed fifth in the 200 meters with a time of 22.25 at the Roanoke Tune Up … Recorded a time of 7.08 seconds in the 60-meter sprint prelims and a time of 22.48 in the 200 meters at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational … Ran a time of 7.00 seconds in the 60-meter dash prelims and a 7.01 in the finals to place eighth at the Rod McCravy Memorial, while also clocking a time of 22.17 seconds to finish ninth in the 200 meters.

2017 outdoor: Did not compete.

2017 indoor: Qualified for the finals in the 60 at the Hokie Invitational with a time of 6.87 seconds, but did not run … His preliminary time was tied for the 10th fastest in the event in school history.

2016 outdoor: Competed on the 4x100-meter relay teams at both the ACC Championships and the Radford Invite … The ACC relay team finished with a season-best time of 41.13 seconds … Was a member of the winning 4x100 team at the Radford Invite.

2016 indoor: Did not compete.

High school: Won five letters at Hanahan High under coach David Pratt ... Was named all-state and all-county four years in a row, leading his team to three state championships (2011, 2014-15) ... Won state titles in the 100 and 200 as a junior ... Also lettered in football, competing at the wide receiver position ... Earned two consecutive all-state selections (2014-15) and was named to the all-region team three years in a row (2013-15) ... Was selected to play in the Shrine Bowl at the Carolina All-Star Game.

Personal: Born Feb. 2, 1998 … Son of Theron and Doreen Denmark … Has an older sister, Jasmine … Enrolled in university studies.

Denmark's Track and Field Career Bests

Indoor

Outdoor

60m - 6.87, Hokie Invitational (2017)

200m – 22.17, Rod McCravy Memorial (2018)

100m – 10.47, Liberty Twilight (2018)

200m - 21.75, Tennessee Relays (2018)