Samuel Gagnon
Samuel Gagnon
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Hooksett, N.H.
High School: Manchester Central
Position: Distance

Career Accolades

  • Inducted into National College Athletic Honor Society, Chi Sigma Alpha (2014)
  • America East Commissioner's Honor Roll (2014)

Career Stats

2014 Outdoor Highlights

  • Placed 23rd at the NEICAAA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the 5000; 15:16.22 
  • Placed 3rd at the America East Outdoor Track & Field Championships in the 10,000; 31:12.24
  • At the Holy Cross Men's meet running the 5000 he placed 3rd; 15:29.24
  • At the Stony Brook University-Wolfie Invitational running the 5000 he placed 3rd; 14:55.99
  • At the UNH Wildcat Invitational running the 5000 he placed 5th; 15:24.53

2013-14 Indoor Highlights

  • Placed 7th in the 5000m at the 2013 Jay Carisella Track & Field Invitational; 15:12.71
  • Placed 1st in the 3000m at UNH vs. Holy Cross; 8:35.92
  • Placed 13th in Mile at the 2014 Coaches Tribute; 4:27.20
  • Placed 18th in the 3000m at the America East Indoor Track & Field Championships; 8:46.25
  • Placed 9th in the 5000m at the America East Indoor Track & Field Championships; 15:08.21

2013 Outdoor Highlights

  • Finished 3rd in the 10,000m at Maine; 32:41.58
  • Finished 15th in the 1500m vs Maine and Holy Cross; 4:30.32

2012-13 Indoor Highlights

  • Finished 8th in the 5,000-meter run at America East Championship, 14:57.17
  • Finished 10th in 5,000-meter run at Jay Carisella Invitational, 15:22.75
  • Finished 7th in the 3,000-meter against Maine, 9:05.84
  • Finished 6th in the 800-meter against Holy Cross, 2:10.37
  • Finished 3rd in the Mile against Holy Cross, 4:28.94
  • Finished 12th in the Mile at the URI Coaches Tribute Invitational, 4:27.09
  • Finished 17th in the 5,000m at New Englands; 15:05.14

2011-12 Highlights

  • Red Shirted Season

Personal Records:


800m2:10.37vs. Holy Cross (01/19/13)
Mile 4:23.83Joe Donahue Games (01/24/14)
3000m8:35.92vs. Holy Cross (01/18/14)
5000m14:57.17America East Indoor Championships (02/11-02/12/13)






1500m4:12.07vs. Holy Cross (04/24/13)
3000m9:14.57vs. Maine and Holy Cross (04/07/12)
5000m15:20.50Wolfie Invitational (04/11-04/18/13)
10,000m32:41.58vs. Maine and Bates (03/29-03/30/13)






Before UNH

  • In high school Sam ran for the Manchester Central.  During his senior year, his cross country team won the New Hampshire and the New England Cross Country Championship and also placed 9th at Nike Cross Country Northeast Regionals.  Individually Sam was the NH State Champion in the 3200 and also placed 6th at the New England Championships in the 3200.


Sam was born on November 11, 1992... the son of Daniel and Karin Gagnon... currently majoring in Kinesiology:Exercise Science

College Best

  • 800-meter: 2:10.37
  • 1500-meter: 4:17.98
  • Mile:  4:28.94
  • 3000-meter: 8:54.69
  • 5000-meter: 15:22.75
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