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Shelton Sampson
Shelton Sampson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tacoma, Wash.

High School:
Clover Park

Position:
Sprints/Hurdles

Experience:
1V

Will only compete indoors ... played football at UW in each of his previous three seasons ... a Pac-10 Championships competitor at 100m and 200m in 2003 ... ranks third all-time at UW indoors at 200m ... won seven state titles as a prep.

2004-05: Did not compete in track and field in 2005 ... rushed for 189 yards and two TDs during the 2004 football season.

2003-04: Did not compete in track and field in 2004 ... had his best football season in 2003, rushing for 276 yards and eight scores ... scored on his first collegiate carry, vs. Indiana ... rushed for 131 yards and three TDs vs. Oregon, including a 77-yard run.

2002-03: Was UW's top competitor at 200m, his indoor best of 21.18 seconds good for third in UW history ... ran 10th overall in the 200m at the Pac-10 meet, and was 15th in the 100m dash ... 100m best of 10.70 was UW's second-fastest in 2003, and less than two tenths of a second off of UW's all-time top-10 ... led all Huskies at 60m indoors with a best of 6.84 seconds ... redshirted the 2002 football season.

High School and Personal: Parents are Rosalind and Ronald ... oldest of five siblings ... originally came to Washington on a football scholarship ... won six state track titles as a prep ... won three consecutive state titles in the 110-meter hurdles ... in 2002, defeated former Husky Nate Robinson in the 110m hurdles final, billed as the top prep race in state history ... became the first sophomore in state history to win the high hurdles, clocking a time of 14.2 seconds in 2000 ... winning mark improved each season, to 14.00 in 2001 and 13.86 in 2002 ... latter time was the third-fastest prep 110-meter hurdles mark in state history ... won consecutive state titles at 200m in 2001 and 2002, with a best time of 21.6 seconds in the 2002 final ... was also the 2002 state champ at 100m, finishing in 10.76 seconds ... took second in the state final of the 100m dash in 2000, losing to former Husky Reggie Williams ... lived in South Carolina as a freshman, where he took second in the 110m hurdles final at the 1999 state meet ... served as captain all four years in high school ... honored by the U.S. Army as a prep All-American for exploits in both football and track ... also excelled academically, earning mention to the National Honor Society three years.

Collegiate Best Marks
60m Dash....... 6.84i
100m....... 10.70
200m....... 21.18i / 21.75

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