Samuel Denmark

  • Samuel
  • Denmark

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

Updated: February 16, 2018

2018 indoor: Recorded a time of 7.08 seconds in the 60 meter sprint prelims and a time of 22.48 in the 200 meter to place 30th at the Clemson Tiger Paw Invitational … Ran a time of 7.00 seconds in the 60 meter prelims and a 7.01 in the finals to place eighth at the Rod McCravy Memorial. Also, clocked a time of 22.17 seconds to finish ninth in the 200 meter.

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

60m - 6.87, Hokie Invitational (2017)

200m - 22.17, Rod McCravy Memorial (2018)