Samir Arora
Samir Arora
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
High School: Saint Francis HS

Career Highlights

2018: As a junior, one of four runners to compete in all seven races…was fourth on the team with an average 8k time of 28:08…posted a time of 27:52 at the UMass Dartmouth Invitational on September 15…came in 50th with a time of 27:31 at the Maine State Invitational on September 29 at Bowdoin…ran his second fastest time of the fall (27:28) at the Connecticut College Invitational on October 13…placed 67th with a time of 29:34 at the NEWMAC Championships on October 27…matched the best time of his career by crossing the finish line in 27:26 at the NCAA New England Championships on November 10 at Bowdoin.

2017: As a sophomore, one of four runners to compete in all seven races…recorded a pair of top-10 finishes…came in eighth with a time of 17:23 in Babson’s 5k dual meet at Wheaton on September 1…crossed the finish line with a time of 28:14 at the Saratoga Invitational on September 30…finished eighth overall with a time of 31:00 at the Saint Joseph’s Runnin’ Monks Invitational on October 7…recorded his third fastest time of the fall (28:17) at the Connecticut College Invitational on October 14…posted a season-best time of 28:12 to finish 48th at the NEWMAC Championship on October 29…wrapped up the year with a time of 29:09 at the NCAA New England Championship on November 11.

2016: As a first-year, competed in five of six races…recorded a pair of top-15 results and was fifth on the team with an average 8k time of 28:31…made his collegiate debut at Wheaton’s season-opening 5k, where he came in third with a time of 17:35 on September 2…finished 13th with a time of 29:09 at the Smith Invitational on September 10…posted a time of 28:18 at the Connecticut College Invitational on October 15…finished 55th at the NEWMAC Championship on October 29 with a time of 28:49…recorded a season-best time of 27:49 at the NCAA New England Championship meet on November 12 at Westfield State.

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