Sam Coleman

Distance/XC

Player profile

  • Year Freshman
  • Hometown Rocky River, Ohio
  • Last School Rocky River
  • Major Mathematics

Prior to Ohio State

  • Three-time First Team All-Ohio in track and cross country
  • Eight-time state championship qualifier in track and cross country combined
  • All-American at Nike Outdoor Nationals in 2k steeplechase, playing third overall
  • Finished third in the 1600m at state championships, running school-record time of 4:56.75
  • Three-time Great Lakes Conference cross country MVP and four-time school cross country MVP
  • National Merit Finalist
  • President of National Honors Society and member of World Language Honors Society
  • Won 2021 Rocky River High School Rensselaer Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Math
  • Selected for 2022 Presidential Scholars Program
  • Earned a perfect score on the ACT
  • Played club soccer for six years

Personal

  • Father Patrick was a member of the Ohio State track and field team and mother Amy was a cheerleader at Case Western Reserve
  • Two younger siblings, Will and Alex
  • Mathematics major
  • Enjoys drawing, making friendship bracelets, obsessing over tv shows/movies, playing volleyball and being outside with friends