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  Sam Perkins
Sam Perkins

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kent, Ohio

High School:
Kent Roosevelt

Event:
Sprints

2008-09: Sam Perkins redshirted last season.

2007-08: Outdoor T/F - Perkins helped his 400-meter relay team to a fourth place finish at the Big East Outdoor Championships with a time of 42.18...placed seventh at the BEC in the 100 meter dash with a time of 10.69...finished fifth in the Morgan State Legacy Invitational in the 100 meter dash..also turned in a ninth-place performance at the MSU Legacy Meet in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.29.

2006-07: Indoor T/F - Perkins earned All-Big East honors in the 60 meter dash, placing third with a time of 6.89...also placed fifth in the 200 meter dash at the conference meet with a time of 21.94...set a career-best in the 60 meter dash with a time of 6.85 at the Sykes-Sabock Challenge Cup...had strong finishes in sprints at the Penn State National Invitational, placing fifth in the 60 meters with a time of 6.87 and fourth in the 200 after posting a mark of 22.08...finished fifth in the 60 meters at the Penn State Open with a time of 6.92...at the Akron Quad, Perkins came in third in both the 60 meters and the 200 meters...began the season at Kent State's Golden Flash Gala with a second-place time of 6.86 in the 60 meters and a fifth-place mark of 21.90 in the 200 meters. Outdoor T/F - Ran for a time of 10.84 and a 15th place finish at the IC4A Championships...contributed to a 13th place finish in the 1,600 meter relay with a time of 3:21.89 at the Big East Outdoor Track and Field Championships...ran a personal best in the 100 meters (10.77) at the Morgan State Legacy Meet and finished sixth...captured 20th in the 100 meters with a time of 10.80 at the Sea Ray Relays.

2005-06: Indoor T/F - Perkins qualified for the Big East Championships in the 60 meters and 200 meters, placing sixth in the 1,600-meter relay...placed fifth at the Akron Quad in the 60 meters and finished third in the 1,600-meter relay...finished in the top 20 in the 1,600-meter relay at the Penn State Open. Outdoor T/F - Competed in the IC4A Championships in the 100 meters...placed fifth in the 100 meters at the Big East Championships and earned all-conference honors with a third place finish in the 400-meter relay...won the 400-meter relay at the Nittany Lion Relays and also placed third in the 200 meters and fourth in the 100 meters...finished second in the 200 meters and fourth in the 100 meters at the Western PA Championships.

High School: State champion in the 100 meters...Regional champion in the 100 meters...district champion in the 100 and 200 meters...county champion in the 100 and 200 meters as well as the 1,600-meter relay...competed in Junior Nationals in the 1,600-meter relay...also participated in football.

Personal: Son of Rhonda Perkins...born July 8, 1987...has two brothers and one sister...a physical therapy and rehab science major.