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Sam Whittaker
Sam Whittaker
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  • Hometown:
    Salem, CT
  • High School:
    East Lyme


Collegiate Personal Bests (TFFRS)

Before Central: Attended and graduated from Bucknell University. All region at the NCAA Mid-Atlantic cross championship. Bucknell School record holder in the indoor 3000m. Patriot League Championships Finishes
in 2022 including 3rd 5000 - 2022 Outdoor (14:18.54) and 3rd 4x800 - 2022 Outdoor (7:36.12). First place finishes include, 2022 Maroon & Gold Invite 800 (1:54.41), 2022 VMI Classic 3000 (8:25.52), 2022 Bison Open DMR - (10:17.26), 2022 Gulden Invite 3000 - (8:38.36), 2021 Bucknell vs. St. Francis & UMBC 5000 - (14:38.03). 



News Mentions

Eric Blake Named NEC Men's Cross Country Coach of the Year

After leading the Central Connecticut men's program to the 11th NEC title, Eric Blake was announced as the NEC Men's Cross Country Coach of the...

November 28, 2023

Men's Cross Country Takes Five All-NEC Selections, Two All-Rookie

After taking home their 11th NEC title the ​​Men's Cross Country team snagged five spots on the 2023 All-Northeast Conference team...

November 28, 2023

CCSU Men's Cross Country Runs To 13th Place Finish At NCAA Regionals

The Central Connecticut men's cross country team finished 13th at the NCAA Northeast Regional on Friday at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx, NY.

November 10, 2023

Sam Whittaker Named Athlete of the Week

The winner of back-to-back NEC Athlete of the Week awards, Whittaker posted an outstanding finish in a competitive field at the IC4Q/ECAC Cross...

October 19, 2023

Whittaker, Budge Receive Weekly Honors

Central Connecticut State University cross country's Sam Whittaker and Aidan Budge have been named the Northeast Conference Cross Country Player...

October 4, 2023

Men's Cross Country Wins Paul Short Invitational

The Blue Devils had three runners in the top 25 individual 8k race.

September 30, 2023