Sam Halvorsen
Sam  Halvorsen

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Ridgewood, N.J.

High School:
Ridgewood HS

Event:
Distance

06/27/2018

Seven Deacs Named to All-ACC Academic Team

The track and field student-athletes were honored for their success inside and out of the classroom

06/07/2018

Halvorsen Earns All-America Honors at NCAA Championship

Sam Halvorsen finished 16th in the 10,000m run to earn Second Team All-America honors

06/06/2018

Heppenstall Advances to NCAA 800m Final

Heppenstall automatically qualified for Friday's final after taking second in his heat

06/05/2018

Halvorsen, Heppenstall Set for NCAA Championships

The NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships will be held June 6-9

05/24/2018

Halvorsen Qualifies for NCAA Championships

Sam Halvorsen qualified for the NCAA Championships on the opening day of competition at the East Preliminary

Career Results

Career Honors
2018 All-ACC Academic Outdoor Team
2018 Second Team All-America (Outdoor 10,000m)

Outdoor Personal Bests
1500m -- 4:32.52 -- 2018 WF Outdoor Opener
5000m -- 16:20.41 -- 2018 Virginia Challenge
10,000m -- 33:52.69 -- 2018 NCAA Championship

Indoor Personal Bests
3000m -- 9:43.55 -- 2018 ACC Championships

2018 Outdoor
Had a stellar freshman track campaign that culminated in Second Team All-America honors…Took 16th at the NCAA Championships with a season-best time of 33:52.69, good for fourth on the WF performers list…Finished seventh in the 10k at the NCAA East Prelim to become Wake Forest’s first NCAA Championship qualifier in the 10k since 2005…Took ninth in the 5k at the ACC Championships, just one spot shy of earning All-ACC honors…Took 10th in the 5k at the Virginia Challenge with a season-best time of 16:20.41…Also competed at the WF Outdoor Opener and Raleigh Relays.

2017-18 Indoor
Finished 17th in the 3000m at the ACC Championships…Took seventh in the 3000m at the Music City Challenge.

2017 Outdoor
Did not compete.

2016-17 Indoor
Did not compete.

High School

Was a four-time All-League selection in cross country and earned three All-County honors while at Ridgewood High School... Halvorsen was once named Second Team All-State and also earned Third Team All-State accolades... She was once named to the Second Team All-Northeast Nike Regionals team... Halvorsen earned a total of nine letters in high schools (4 cross country, 2 winter track, 3 spring track)... In track she earned All-League honors in winter track twice and All-County honors in spring track once.

Personal
Daughter of Deanne and Mitch Halvorsen... Has one sister, Maya, and one brother, Sean... Majoring in English... Her godbrother and cousin, Rodolpho Crispin, ran cross country and track at the University of New Hampshire from 2003-2007.

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