Adrian Samsel
Adrian Samsel
Height: 6-3
Year: So.
Hometown: Whippany, N.J.
High School: Morris Hills
Position: Hurdles
Major: Mechanical Engineering

2014: NCAA Qualifier (decathlon) … NEWMAC All-Conference (400m hurdles, 4x100m relay) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … (Outdoor): finished tenth in the decathlon at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (5/24) … recorded a season best time of 53.71 in the 400m hurdles in the prelims at the NEICAAA Championships (5/10) … won the decathlon at the New England Division III Championships (5/3) … at the NEWMAC Championships (4/26), won the 4x100m relay, finished second in the 400m hurdles in 54.70, and finished fourth in the long jump (21-03.25) and the 110m hurdles (15.77) … (Indoor): finished third in the heptathlon at the ECAC Championships (3/8) with 4651 points … scored 4796 points to break the varsity record and win the heptathlon at the New England Division III Championships (2/22), also finished sixth in the long jump with a season best 21-07.25 … recorded numerous season bests at the Gordon Kelly Invitational (2/8) en route to a first place finish in the 60m hurdles in 8.82, a fifth place finish in the 600m run, crossing the line in 1:26.90, a seventh place finish in the high jump, clearing 6-00.00, and a 33rd place shot put with a final distance of 34-02 … finished fifth in the heptathlon at the Harvard Multi Meet (1/25) scoring 4437 points.

2013: (Indoor): finished tenth in the long jump with 6.18m at the Harvard Challenge (1/19) … came 23rd in the 60m hurdles with a 9.54, was part of the winning 4x400 relay that crossed the line in 3:24.28, which now holds the MIT freshman record and came sixth in the triple jump with 12.79m at the Tufts Stampede (2/02) … was 17th in the 200m with a 24.02 and seventh in the 400m with a time of 51.95 at the Cupid Challenge (2/11) … was part of the Distance Medley Relay that finished in fourth place at the New England Division III Championship (2/16) with a 10:19.07 … (outdoor): came in third place in the 110m Hurdles with a time of 16.19, third in the high jump in 1.80m and fourth in the 400m Hurdles in 59.19 at the Westmont Collegiate Classic (3/30) … finished in second in the high jump against Bates, Colby and USM (4/13) with a jump of 1.88m … at the NEWMAC Championships (4/27), he came in fifth in the 110m Hurdles in 16.32 and third in the 400m Hurdles with a time of 55.36 … was seventh in the decathlon at the New England Division III Championships (5/04) with 5843 points.

Off the Track: Majoring in mechanical engineering … FSAE Team.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Morris Hills High School … five-time All-Conference, three-time All-American, two-time All-Area and two-time All-County … nine-time varsity letterwinner … treasurer of the National Honor Society … vice president of the History Honor Society … Science, Math and Spanish Honor Societies … second place in New Jersey for FBLA Parliamentary Procedure.