Samantha Friborg
Samantha Friborg
Year: Fy.
Hometown: Acton, Mass.
High School: Acton-Boxborough
Events: Middle Distance
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Saybrook

Collegiate Bests:

800m 2:05.92

1000m 2:56.14

3,000m (xc) 10:51.3

5K (xc) 19:48.6

High School Bests:

600m 1:33.25

800m 2:06.13

1000m 2:49.26

1600m 4:56

2018-2019: Competed in her first-ever cross country season...Competed at the Harvard-Yale-Princeton tri-meet… Competed in the Women’s Open Race of the Paul Short Invitational running a 6K personal best of 23:47… Placed second on the team at the CCSU Mini Meet running a 10:51.3 in the 3K... In indoor track, scored at both the Ivy League Indoor Track and Field Championship and ECAC Championship... Ran a new indoor best in the 800-meter run of 2:08.28 at ECAC Championship... Member of the scoring Distance Medley Relay at the Ivy League Indoor Championship... In outdoor track began her season with a sixth place finish in the 800 meters at the Raleigh Relays... Won the 800 meters at the Harvard Yale Dual Meet with a time of 2:08.36... Claimed a fourth place finish in the 800 meters at the Virginia Challenge... Finished second in the 800 meters at the Outdoor Ivy League Track and Field Championship and anchored the 4x800 meter relay team to a runner-up finish... Finished third in the 800 meters at the IC4A/ECAC Outdoor Track and Field Championship with a 2:07.23 and qualified for NCAA Regionals in the 800 meters, finishing 21st and running a personal best of 2:05.92 to advance to the quarterfinals and ultimately finish 18th... Earned recognition as Yale track and field's Outstanding First-year Athlete and currently sits second on Yale's all-time list in the 800 meters.  

Before Yale: Massachusetts Gatorade Track and Field Athlete of the Year 2017-18...Massachusetts indoor state champion in the 1000-meter run in 2018…Massachusetts outdoor state champion in the 800-meter run in 2018...Massachusetts State Track Coaches Athlete of the Year 2017-18...Massachusetts Milesplit Female Athlete of the Year 2017-18...Awarded Frank Mooney Massachusetts Female Indoor Athlete of the Year for 2018 season…Holds 12 school records…Holds Massachusetts Division I 600-meter record and 800-meter record…Earned All-American status in the 800-meter run at 2018 New Balance Indoor Nationals and New Balance Outdoor Nationals…Three-time qualifier for outdoor nationals in the 800-meter run…Three-time Massachusetts Division I 600m champion...Ranked fourth nationally in the 600-meter, fifth in the 800-meter, and fifth in the 1000-meter for 2018 indoor season...Ranked fifth nationally in the 800-meter for 2018 outdoor season.