Sam Carlson
Sam  Carlson

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Bemidji, Minn.

High School:
Bemidji HS

Event:
Distance


03/31/2017

Gophers Open with Three Titles at UCLA

The Maroon & Gold started the two-day competition with wins from Mitch Hechsel (800 meters), Evan Ferlic (1,500 meters) and Luca Wieland (shot put).

02/17/2017

Gophers Claim 10 Titles at Snowshoe Open

The Gophers closed out the 2017 home slate on Friday night with the Snowshoe Open at the University of Minnesota Fieldhouse.

02/19/2016

Gophers Grab Five Wins in Home Finale

Goaner Deng was less than a quarter of a second off All-American Harun Abda’s University of Minnesota Fieldhouse record with his win in the 800 meters.

01/30/2016

‘U’ Captures Seven Titles at Home

Nick Bachinski picked up a win and a personal record in the high jump for the second week in a row.

01/09/2016

Gophers Garner Eight Titles at Northwest Open

The Gophers return to action at home next weekend with the Minnesota Open.

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Carlson's Personal Records

2015 | FRESHMAN SEASON

Indoor Season:
At the 2015 Jack Johnson Classic competed unattached and finished 6th with a time of 4:13.34. Outdoor: At the 2015 Carleton Relays, placed 5th unattached in the 800 meters with a time of 1:56.81 • at the Musco Twilight Invitational finished 12th in the 1500 meters with a time of 3:58.70 unattached.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2014 graduate of Bemidji High School • an honors student as a prep • the 2014 Senior Lumberjack Male Athlete of the Year • a five-time all-state honoree (Track: 2012-14. Cross Country: 2012-13) • a two-time captain for the cross country squad and a two-time team MVP • also earned MVP distinction for the Bemidji track and field program • holds Bemidji High School records for the 800 meters (1:54), the 1,600 meters (4:15), the 5,000 meters (15:47) and the 4x800 relay • earned a total of 18 letters at Bemidji (four in cross country, four in track, two in National Honor Society, two in jazz band, three in concert band and three academic letters • also played hockey for nine years including three years in high school.

PERSONAL
Born July 3, 1995 • son of Mark and Mishel Carlson • Hometown: Bemidji.  has one brother and two sisters • biology/genetics major. • most memorable sports moment was winning the 1600 meters in his state track meet in 2014. • enjoys playing the saxaphone, hunting, fishing, playing the guitar, mountain biking, and water skiing. • All- State for three years in track and twice in cross country.

MORE HEADLINES

Groundbreaking for T&F Stadium Set for Friday

10/17/2017

The University of Minnesota and Gopher Athletics will break ground on the new outdoor track & field facility on Friday, Oct. 20, at 11 a.m. CT.

Gophers Remember Steve Hoag

9/19/2017

Hoag was a team captain, an All-American and a Big Ten champion for the Maroon & Gold, competing in cross country and track.

Mead Set for IAAF World Championships

8/2/2017

The men's 10,000 meters is scheduled for 3:20 p.m. CT on Friday, Aug. 4 at London Stadium.

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