2017-18 Men's Track & Field
Taylor Allen Sprints
Dylan Antonides Throws
Kyle Baker Pole Vault
Charles Banks Mid-Distance
Joey Black Distance
Alexander Bruno Mid-Distance
Aaron Clark Jr. Multi-Events
Tony Elliott Throws
Zack Fortener Multi-Events
Victor Fortin Distance
Tyler Grimes Mid-Distance
Andrew Guzek Throws
Montel Hall Jumps
Da'Quan Harrell Sprints
Steven Helm
Connor Hickey Multi-Events
Quinten Holley Sprints/Hurdles
Nate Izewski Distance
Stacey Jones
Lucas Lavendusky
Jack Mader Distance
Will Maidment Jumps
Collin McCullough Jumps
Sidney Noble Distance
Bryce Otterbach Sprints
Dominic Paoletti Distance
Jake Rasawehr Throws
Peter Rhodes Throws
Brandon Riley Sprints
Malik Riley Sprints/Jumps
James Sampson Sprints
Jeremy Seiler Pole Vault
Ben Sekuloski Sprints
Evan Snow Pole Vault
Cole Stradtmann
Zach Topper Pole Vault
Alexander Watson Pole Vault
T.J. Weinzimmer
Nathan Woltmann Pole Vault
Jackie Worman Sprints
Josh Yonker Sprints
Tim Zange Mid-Distance
Ben Zibricky Mid-Distance
Full Roster
James Sampson

James Sampson

Events Sprints
Yr. Sr.
Hometown Naperville, Ill.
High School (Prev. School) Neuqua Valley

2017: Second on the team in the indoor 60m dash at 7.09 on Jan. 13... Owned the team's top time in the indoor 200m dash, 22.66 on Feb. 17... Had the team's best outdoor 100m dash time of the season, a 10.75 on April 15... Also owned the squad's best 200m dash time of the year, 21.82, which came on April 22... Part of the 4x100 relay squad that finished in 42.15 on April 15, the fifth-best time in that event in program history. 

2016: Member of the indoor 4x400m relay team (3:25.67) that led Valpo for the year…second-place in the 60m dash (7.07)…23.23 in the 200m race…part of the 4x100m relay team (41.84) that sits in second-place all-time for the Crusaders…held a mark of 10.95 in the 100m event…23.85 in the 200 meters.

2015: As a freshman, moved his way up the ranks as one of the top sprinters for Valpo…ran in three indoor events…55m (6.93), 60m (7.29) and 200m (23.75) dashes…kept the momentum going into the outdoor season…team best in the 100m dash (11.20)…22.92 in the 200m sprint…member of the squad’s top 4x100m relay (42.97).

Prep: Four-time letter winner for the Wildcats...named Sprints MVP award during the 2012-13 season.

Personal: Son of Diane and Jamie Sampson...deciding between a major of engineering or exercise science...born on Dec. 30, 1995.