Sam Coomes
Sam Coomes
Height: 5-7
Weight: 135
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Pasadena, Md.
High School: Chesapeake
Major: History
Minor: Sociology

2017: Team captain.

2016: CAC All-Academic Team ... Team captain ... Ran in six of eight meets ... Season-best time of 31:11 at Hood Open (Oct. 15) ... Season-best finish of 49th at Stevenson's Shannon Henretty Invitational (Sept. 10).

2015: CAC All-Academic Team ... Competed in all but one race ... Season-best time of 31:33 at CAC Championships (Oct. 31) ... Career-best finish of 43rd at York's Coach Achtzehn Classic (Sept. 12). 

2014: CAC All-Academic Team ... Saw action in all seven meets ... Personal record of 29.28.8 at CAC Championships (Nov. 1) ... Career-best finish of 43rd at Hood Open.

Chesapeake HS: 2014 graduate ... Two-sport athlete (cross country, track & field) ... Cross Country: Ran for Chris Daubert ... Track & Field: Coached by Gregg Cloluw ... Unsung Hero ... Two-time Sportsmanship Award winner ... National Honor Society ... AP Scholar ... Personal bests: 18:40 (5K) and 5:01 (Mile)

Personal: Samuel Charles Coomes ... Dean's List (Fall '16; Spring '15, '16, '17) ... 2016 St. Mary's Scholar ... SMCM 3.0 Club (2014-16) ... Omicron Delta Kappa (leadership) ... Chi Alpha Sigma (college athlete, inducted Spring '17) ... At-Large Delegate (2016-17) and President (2017-18), SAAC ... Resident Assistant ... Healthy Masculinity Initiative ... Took second in 2015 "Assault of Laughter" Writing Contest ... Born October 15, 1996 in Pasadena, Md. ... Son of David Coomes IV and Eileen Sutherland (stepmom) and Timmy Stroh (stepdad) and Marcia Bond ... Has two siblings, Doug and Noel.

Future Aspirations: Pursuing a career in college athletics. As long as I'm still friends with Scott and T.J., I'll be happy with whatever comes my way.

Best SMCM Sports Moments: 2014: The first mile at the Hood Invitational ... 2015: Cutting off time in six straight meets ... 2016: Anytime I get to run with my boys.