University of Iowa Athletics
Distance

Luke Sampson

Class Fr.
Hometown Little Chute, Wis.
High School Little Chute

2020 — Indoor – ran mile at Hawkeye Invite (4:20.48) and 3,000 meters at Larry Wieczorek  Invite (8:47.30) while competing unattached… academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student.

2019 — redshirted… Indoor – ran 3,000 meters at Larry Wieczorek Invite (8:53.81) while competing unattached… Outdoor – placed second in 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (8:33.37) while competing unattached… academic All-Big Ten… B1G Distinguished Scholar… Dean’s List student… Cross Country – competed in six of seven races… Iowa’s third finisher at B1G Championships (42nd-31:54.9-8,000 meters)… posted season bests at Hawkeye Invite (18:22.9-6,000 meters), Pre-Nationals (24:39.6-8,000 meters) and NCAA Regional (31:54.9-10,000 meters)… the Hawkeye Invite time ranks seventh all-time at Iowa… academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student… letterwinner.

2018 — Indoor – ran collegiate bests in 3,000 meters at Meyo Invite (8:25.61) and 5,000 meters at Big Ten Championships (14:26.72)… won 3,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (8:27.88) and placed second in mile at Wieczorek Invite (4:15.80)… Outdoor – ran a collegiate-best 10,000 meters at Mt. SAC Relays (29:58.47)… won 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (8:28.37)… ran 1,500 meters at Drake Relays (3:54.77)… academic All-Big Ten… Dean’s List student… letterwinner… Cross Country – did not compete… Dean’s List student… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2017 — redshirted… Indoor – won 3,000 meters at Iowa Open (8:38.78) while competing unattached… ran mile at Hawkeye Invite (4:27.40) and 3,000 meters at Black & Gold Premier (8:41.95) while competing unattached… Outdoor – placed fifth in 3,000 meters at Musco Twilight (8:27.88) while competing unattached… Cross Country – ran collegiate bests at Bradley Classic (25:24.8-8,000 meters) and NCAA Regional (30:56.82-10,000 meters)… academic All-Big Ten… letterwinner.

2016 — Cross Country – ran season bests in 6,000 meters at Hawkeye Invite (18:40.7) and 8,000 meters at Regional Preview (4th; 25:32.2)… letterwinner.

Sampson’s Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
3,000 Meters (I) 8:25.61 at Meyo Invitational 2/9/18
5,000 Meters (I) 14:26.72 at Big Ten Championships 2/24/18
6,000 Meters (CC) 18:22.9 Hawkeye Invitational 9/6/19
8,000 Meters (CC) 24:39.6 at Pre-Nationals 10/19/19
10,000 Meters (O) 29:58.47 at Mt. SAC Relays 4/19/18
10,000 Meters (CC) 30:56.82 at NCAA Regional 11/10/17