Samir Arora
Samir Arora
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
High School: Saint Francis
Position: Mid-Distance
Events: Mid-Distance

Career Achievements

• 2019 NCAA All-New England (4x400-meter relay)
• 2018 NCAA All-New England (4x800-meter relay)
• 2019 NEICAAA Qualifier (800 meters)
• 2018, 2019 NCAA New England Championships qualifier (800 meters)

Career Highlights

2019: As a junior, competed in nine meets…raced primarily in the 800 meters but also took part in the 200, 400 and 1500 meters…recorded a time of 53.59 to finish seventh in the 400 meters at the Bridgewater State Invitational on March 23…came in third with a time of 1:56.69 in the 800 meters at the Tufts Snowflake Classic on March 30…posted season-best times in the 200 meters (24.66) and 400 meters (52.09), good for a fifth-place showing, at the Coast Guard Invitational on April 6…finished 12th with a time of 2:01.76 in the 800 meters at MIT’s Sean Collier Invitational on April 20…followed it up by placing 12th in the 800 with a time of 2:01.52 at the NEWMAC Championships on April 27…recorded his top time of the spring in the 800 meters (1:56.36) to come in 15th at the NCAA New England Championships on May 3…also competed in the 800 meters posting a time of 2:01.09 at the NEICAAA Championships on May 11.

2018: As a sophomore, competed in multiple middle-distance events at seven meets…ran a career-best time of 52.69 in the 400 meters at the Tufts Snowflake Classic on March 31…finished eighth with a career-best time (4:13.17) in the 1500 meters at the Coast Guard Invitational on April 7…recorded a time of 2:01.01 in the 800 meters at the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational on April 14…won the 800 meters with a time of 1:57.33 at MIT’s Sean Collier Invitational on April 21…finished ninth in the 800 meters with a time of 1:58.53 at the NEWMAC Championships on April 28…ran a career-best time of 1:56.80 to place 18th in the 800 meters, and was part of the team’s fourth-place finish in the 4x800-meter relay (7:52.78) at the NCAA New England Championships on May 4…helped set a new program record with a time of 7:48.85 in the 4x800-meter relay at the NEICAAA Championships on May 12.

2017: As a first-year, competed in the middle distance events at six meets…made his collegiate debut by posting season-best times in both the 400-meter dash (53.02) and the 1500-meter run (4:14.52) at the Bridgewater State Invitational on March 25…finished with a time of 2:04.37 in the 800 meters at the AIC Invitational on April 7…posted a time of 1:59.98 in the 800 meters at the Connecticut College Silfen Invitational on April 15…came in seventh in the 800 meters with a time of 2:01.80 at MIT’s Sean Collier Invitational on April 22…placed 10th in the 800 meters with a season-best time of 1:58.99 at the NEWMAC Championships on April 29.

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