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Sam Hibbs

Class: R-Sophomore
Position: Distance
Height: 6-0

Previous School: Hatboro-Horsham High School

Hometown: Hatboro, Pa.

Top Efforts in a Liberty Uniform
1,500 - 4:00.31
Mile - 4:20.94 (Indoor)
3K - 8:24.08 (Indoor)
5K - 14:36.22
10K - 31:02.65

All-Big South Honors (2)
2013 Cross Country - 9th
2014 Cross Country - 6th

2014 Cross Country (Jr.)
• Earned all-conference honors for the second straight year with his sixth-place finish at the Big South meet, where he served as the Flames' No. 2 runner
• Came in 99th overall and third on the team at the NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship
• Lowered his 8K personal best to 24:53.09 at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational
• Liberty's top finisher at the season-opening UVa Duals, where he placed 16th in the 4K

2014 Outdoor Track & Field (R-Fr.)
• Posted a personal-best 10K time of 31:02.65 for sixth place at the Big South meet (second among freshmen)
• Crossed the line 17th in the IC4A 10K
• Notched a personal-best 5K time of 14:36.22 at the Raleigh Relays

2013-14 Indoor Track & Field (So.)
• Came in seventh in the Big South 3K final and 12th in the mile
• Raced to a personal-best 3K time of 8:24.08 at the IC4A meet
• Won the Hokie Invitational 5K with an indoor personal-best 15:00.12 effort

2013 Cross Country (So.)
• Stepped up as Liberty's No. 3 runner at the Big South meet, earning All-Big South accolades with his ninth-place finish
• Also ran third for the Flames at the season-ending NCAA Division I Southeast Regional Championship, placing 71st
• Broke the 25-minute barrier for the 8K at the Virginia/Panorama Farms Invitational, crossing the finish line in a season-best 24:57.1

2013 Outdoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Big South Presidential Honor Roll
• Did not compete in any races for Liberty and was redshirted

2012-13 Indoor Track & Field (Fr.)
• Placed seventh overall (second among freshmen) in the Big South 3K final in a season-best 8:35.34
• Came in 11th in the Big South mile final
• Clocked a season-best mile time of 4:20.94 for fourth place at the Liberty Quad

2012 Cross Country (Fr.)
• Ran in Liberty's top seven throughout his freshman season
• Came in 13th at the Big South meet, including sixth on the team and fifth among conference freshmen
• Season-best 8K clocking of 25:18.4 came at the Royal Cross Country Challenge

• Graduated from Hatboro-Horsham High School
• Won the 2012 Pennsylvania Class AAA state title in the boys' 3,200 by five seconds
• Placed 13th in the two mile at the 2012 New Balance Outdoor Nationals
• 2012 Pennsylvania indoor state runner-up in the 3K, in a time of 8:45.78
• Three-time state placer at the Pennsylvania Class AAA state cross country meet, taking 12th place in 2009, seventh in 2010 and 13th in 2011
• Personal-best times included 4:15.96 (1,600), 9:08.62 (3,200) and 15:24.21 (5K)

• Son of Keith and Elizabeth Hibbs
• His three older brothers ran track and cross country in college, including Dan at Liberty, Josh at Iona and Seth at Millersville
• Accounting major
• Birthday is May 2