Sam Garrett
Sam Garrett


Columbia, MO

High School:
Rock Bridge HS


70 Track & Field Athletes Recognized on SEC Honor Roll

53 returners and 17 freshmen were commended for their academic achievements


Kaitlyn Fischer Qualifies for the NCAA Championship

The freshman will close out her season next weekend in Terre Haute, IN


Tigers Ready To Take On Midwest Regional

The teams will travel to Ames, IA, on Friday to race for spots at the NCAA Championship


Tigers Continue Impressing at SEC Championships

The men placed 4th, women 7th, at Friday's meet in Gainesville, FL.


Cross Country Kicks Off November at the SEC Championships

Friday's meet is hosted by the Univ. of Florida in Gainesville


2012 Midwest Region - Women

2012 NCAA Cross Country Midwest Regional meet - Springfield, MO

Missouri Personal Bests
Event Mark Meet Date
5K 19:00.21 Greater Louisville Classic 09/29/2012
6K 22:37.67 SEC Championship 10/26/2012
3K 10:52.59 Missouri Invitational 01/18/2013
5K 18:30.58 Missouri Collegiate Challenge 02/15/2013
5K 17:39.89 Ole Miss Invite 04/13/2013


Cross Country-Was the 3rd Tiger to cross the finish line at the opening dual versus Arkansas for a 11th place finish with a time of 14:38 in the 4k...Set a new PR of 18:32.4 in the 5k at the Notre Dame Invitational shaving off 28 seconds from her old mark... At the next race she set another PR in the 6k running 21:51 to earn a 33rd place finish at the Bradley Classic...Placed 58th and the SEC Championship and 96th at the NCAA Midwest Regional.


Cross Country- Started her career as a Tiger at the Iowa State Invitational, where she was the 6th finisher for the black and gold, 17th overall, in 19:22...PR'd the following meet with a 19:00.21 performance at the Greater Louisville Classic...Timed in at 22:45 for her first 6k at the Adidas Wisconsin Invitational, and bested that performance at the SEC Championships in Nashville, TN, with a 22:37.67 finish...Ended the season at the NCAA Midwest Regional where she was the 6th finisher for the Tigers

Indoor Track- Ran at home for both of her meets during the indoor season, starting with the Missouri Invitational where she hit 10:52.59 for the 3k...Crossed the line in 18:30.58 for the 5k at the Missouri Collegiate Challenge

Outdoor Track- Started the season with a 1500m-5k double at the Missouri Relays, timing in at 18:11.91 to take 8th in the 5k...Hit a PR in the 5k at the Ole Miss Invite, where she finished 7th overall in 17:39.89...Ended her season at the Iowa Musco Invitational where she paced in at 10:14.53 for the 3k

- Rock Bridge School Record Holder in the 3200m

- Four-time MSHSAA Cross Country Championships qualifier
- Two-time MSHSAA All-State for Cross Country (2008, 2011)
- All-State for the 4x800m at the 2012 MSHSAA Track & Field Championships
- All-State for the 3200m at the 2012 MSHSAA Track & Field Championships

Ran for Rock Bridge HS under coach Neal Blackburn...As a team, made it to four consecutive MSHSAA State Championships for Cross Country (2008-2011), including a 2nd place finish in 2011...Was captain of the first cross country team in Rock Bridge history to win a district championships, sectional championship, and state trophy (2011)...As an individual inCross Country, was All-District in Cross Country all four years (2008-2011)...Sam was a four-time MSHSAA State Qualifier (2008-2011), including two All-State finishes in 2008 (20th) and 2011 (18th)...Qualified for the Nike Cross Country National Midwest Regional (2010)...On theTrack, Sam broke the 3200m school record, running an 11:09.78 at the 2011 State Championships...She was All-District in the 4x800m, 1600m (2009, 2010, 2012), and 3200m (2009-2012)...Was the District Champion in the 3200m (2011)...Was a State Qualifier for the 4x800m (2010 - 2012), 1600m (2009, 2012), and 3200m (2009, 2011, 2012), including All-State Honors for the 4x800m (8th) and 3200m (8th) in 2012

High School Bests
1600m-5:10 | 3200m-11:09 | 3 mile XC-18:12 | 5k XC-19:01

Parents are Glenn and Janie, older brother, Will...Born July 29, 1994...Was a Scholar Athlete throughout high school (2009-2012)...Was a member of National Honor Society...Earned a Bright Flight Scholarship...Mom, Janie, is a Missouri Alum...Works on family farm and shows sheep at local and state fairs...Plans to study Elementary Education, minoring in Psychology

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