Sam Kirtner
Sam Kirtner
Year: So.
Hometown: Eugene, Ore.
High School: Eugene

Yale PRs
1500m 3:58.90
3000m 8:36.43
5000m 15:16.13

2010-2011: Outdoors, ran PR of 15.16.13 in 5000m at Sam Howell Invitational … Placed eighth in 5000m run at Harvard-Yale … Ran indoor season best in 3000m at Dartmouth-Columbia … Competed in top seven at Heps for cross country … Came in first for Bulldogs at New England Championships.  
2009-2010: Competed in the 5000m at Harvard-Yale during outdoor … Was running among Yale’s top seven runners in cross country before illness sidelined him for the remainder of the season.
High School: Was the Oregon state meet second place finisher in both cross country and the 3000m and finished third in the 1500m.

Personal: Silliman College … Four of his second cousins went to Yale … Volunteered at Roosevelt Middle School … Enjoys crossword puzzles.

Why I chose Yale: “Yale felt like home and the team is a great group of guys.”