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Sam Bombaugh
Sam Bombaugh

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Falmouth, Mass.

High School:
Falmouth

Position:
Throws

Experience:
Sr./Sr.


Performances on TFRRS

Career Bests
Indoor
Shot Put - 17.42m/57-2
Weight Throw- 19.99m/65-7

Outdoor
Shot Put - 16.40m/53-9.75
Hammer Throw - 62.94m/206-6
Discus- 45.80m/150-3

2012-13: Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team honors ... earned Capital One Academic All-District honors in addition to Capital One Academic All-America status ... had one of the best seasons as a thrower in school history ... competed in three outdoor disciplines (shot put, hammer throw, discus) and two indoor events (shot put, weight throw) ... earned USTFCCCA outdoor All-America honorable mention accolades after a 24th-place finish in the shot put at the national championships ... became the first thrower to earn outdoor All-America honors since 2009 ... won the BIG EAST outdoor hammer throw title and took sixth in the shot put ... posted a personal best and set a school record in the hammer throw with a toss of 62.94m/206-6 ... the record had lasted for 20 years ... won both the shot put and weight throw titles at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships and was named BIG EAST Indoor Men's Field Athlete of the Meet ... became the first athlete in the conference's 33-year history to win both throwing titles in the same meet.

2011-12: Earned USTFCCCA All-Academic Track and Field Team honors ... competed in three outdoor events (shot put, hammer throw and discus) and two indoor disciplines (shot put and weight throw) ... advanced to the NCAA Division I Preliminary Rounds in the hammer throw ... had three victories in the event during the year ... took fifth in the shot put at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... set a collegiate-best mark in the hammer throw at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational ... took first on a toss of 60.63m/198-11 ... finished seventh in both the shot put and weight throw events at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships ... collegiate-best hammer throw mark of 18.89m/61-11.75 came at the VT Elite Meet ... had a personal-best showing in the shot put at the Indiana Relays ... took third behind a throw of 16.84m/55-3.

2010-11: Competed in two outdoor disciplines (shot put, hammer throw) and two indoor events (shot put, weight throw) ... qualified for the BIG EAST Indoor and BIG EAST Outdoor Championships ... had a third-place showing in the hammer throw at the Lenny Lyles/Clark Wood Invitational ... was sixth in the event at the Border Battle ... landed a fifth-place finish in the hammer throw at the Alabama Relays ... had a season-best mark in the weight throw (16.37m/53-8.5) at the Rod McCravy Memorial ... placed seventh in the shot put at the Gladstein Invitational ... took third in the shot put (16.07m/52-8.75) at the Saluki Fast Start Invitational.

Prep: Two-time All-American at Falmouth High under coach Bill Kulis ... was named the 2010 Massachusetts Gatorade Boys Track and Field Athlete of the Year ... two-time state champion in the shot put ... won the shot put at the 2009 New England Outdoor Championships ... named to the Nike Indoor National and New Balance National teams ... had a third-place finish at the 2010 Nike Indoor Nationals ... placed second at the 2009 New England Indoor Championships ... took 12th at both the 2009 NIKE Indoor and Outdoor Nationals ... holds the Massachusetts Division 2 record in the shot put (63-3) ... earned all-academic honors and was a Rotary Club recipient ... also lettered in hockey and football.

Personal: Son of Keith and Maryanne Bombaugh ... father played football at West Point ... birthday is May 29 ... has one brother ... majoring in political science.

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