Samuel Watts
Samuel Watts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gary, Ind.

High School:
Bishop Noll

Event:
Sprints/Jumps

Birthdate:
06/12/1987

2008-09: (Indoor): Jumped 23-8 in the long jump for a fifth-place finish at the State Farm MVC Indoor Championships and then came in eighth in the 60-meter dash turning in a career-best time of 6.93 in the prelims ... won the long jump at the Redbird Open and claimed runner up performance in the long jump at the Wisconsin Elite Invitational and Rod McCravy Memorial. (Outdoor): Went 11.37 in the 100-meter dash for a 18th-place finish at the Stan Lyons Invitational ... was out a majority of the season due to injury.

2007-08: (Indoor): Did not compete. (Outdoor): Did not compete

2006-07: (Indoor): Recorded a second-place finish with a season-best time in the 60-meters (7.01) at the Redbird Open ... came in fifth in the long jump (22-11.25) at the MVC Indoor Track and Field Championships. (Outdoor): Finished fifth in the long jump (23-5.50) at the outdoor conference championships ... ran a time of 22.76 sec. and placed eighth in the 200-meters at the Gatorade Classic ... won the 100-meters at the Butler Twilight, crossing the finish line in 11.15.

2005-06: (Indoor): Placed sixth in the long jump at the Valley Championships, recording a season-best distance of 23-10.75 ... ran season-bests at the Indiana State Dual meet posting a time of 7.06 in the 60-meter dash and 22.93 in the 200-meter dash (Outdoor): Redshirted

At Bishop Noll HS: State champion at the Indiana Track and Field Championships in the long jump senior year ... part of the 4x100-meter relay team that placed fifth at state that same year ... sectional champion in the long jump, 100, 200 and 4x100-meter relay... regional champion in the long jump and 4x100, and a second-place finish in the 200-meters.

Personal: Born 6/12/87... son of Samuel and Brenda Watts ... major is business.

TRACK & FIELD PERSONAL-BESTS

60-meter dash 100-meter dash 200-meter dash Long Jump
INDOOR 7.01 - - 23-10.75
OUTDOOR - 11.15 22.76 23-5.50