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Sam Mattis
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Brunswick, N.J.
High School: East Brunswick

Career Performance List

Career Accolades: 
- 2015 NCAA National Champion (discus)
- 2015 USTFCCCA Outdoor Male Field Scholar Athlete of the Year
- Three-time Heps champion in the
 discus (2013, 2014, 2015) 
- Three-time First-Team Outdoor All-Ivy in the discus (2013, 2014, 2015)
- Three-time NCAA Championships qualifier in the discus (2013, 2014, 2015)
- Three-time USTFCCCA All-Academic (2013, 2014)
- Two-time Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area (2014, 2015)

- Two-time First-Team All-America in the discus (2014, 2015)
- Two-time team captain
- 2014 ICA4 champion in the discus
- 2014 Academic All-Ivy 

- Holds school record in the discus (62.48m/205-00 ft.)
- Holds heptagonal meet record in the discus
- Second all-time at Penn in the indoor shot put (16.89m/55-5 ft.)
- Fifth all-time at Penn in the weight throw (18.31m/60-01 ft.) 
- Seventh all-time at Penn in the hammer (57.67m/189-02 ft.)
- Ninth all-time at Penn in the outdoor shot put (16.47m/54-00.50 ft.)

2014-15: NCAA National Champion in the discus ... Won national title with a school-record toss of 62.48 meters (205 feet, 0 inches) ... USTFCCCA First-team All-America (discus) ... USTFCCCA Outdoor Male Field Scholar Athlete of the Year ... Team captain ... Heps champion in the discus ... First-team Outdoor All-Ivy (discus) ... Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area ... Scored at Indoor Heps in the shot put (sixth) and weight throw (sixth), and also scored at Outdoor Heps in the shot put (sixth) ... Won the weight throw and shot put at Lehigh Fast Times meet (Dec. 6) ... Won the weight throw at Angry Birds Invitational (Jan. 17) ... Won the discus at five meets, including Florida Relays (April 4) ... Finished second in the discus at IC4A Outdoor Championships (May 17) ... Placed fifth at NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 30). 

2013-14: USTFCCCA First-team All-America in the discus ... IC4A champion (discus) ... Heps champion in the discus ... First-team Outdoor All-Ivy (discus) ... USTFCCCA all-academic ... Academic All-Ivy ... Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area ... Won the discus at seven meets and finished second at two other meets ... Finished fourth in the discus at NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 31), and fifth at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (June 13). 

2012-13: Qualified for NCAA Outdoor Championships in the discus ... Heps champion in the discus ... First-team Outdoor All-Ivy (discus) ... USTFCCCA all-academic ... Scored at IC4A Outdoor Championships in the discus (third) ... Won the discus at four meets ... Finished 13th at NCAA East Preliminary Round (May 25).

High School: 2011-2012 national champion in the discus ...Consecutive County, state and Penn Relays champion (2010-2012) in the discus ... Broke state discus record ... Finished with fifth-best throw in high school history ... 2012 county champion ... Penn Relays Most Valuable Individual Athlete in 2012 ... New Jersey Gatorade Athlete of the Year ... Athlete of the Year for numerous publications in 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... USA News All-American ... Also broke school shot put record ... Team won two Central Jersey Sectional championships, 2010 NJ Group 4 championship, 2011 Indoor Group 4 championship, 2011 Indoor State Relay championship, 2011 Middlesex County championship, 2012 Indoor Middlesex County championship ... AP Scholar with Honor Award.

Personal: Son of Marcie and Marlon ... Has one sibling, Jake ... Father was captain of the William & Mary track & field team in 1985 and holds the 35-lbs weight throw record and ranks No. 3 in the hammer ... Enrolled in the Wharton School.


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