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

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.

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.