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Sam Chester
Position: Decathlon
Year: Senior
Hometown: Medina, Ohio
High School: Medina

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2013-2014: Indoor: Competed in both indoor meets … tossed a personal best 42-6 1/4 in the shot put at the Ohio State Tune-Up. Outdoor: Competed in six meets … placed ninth in the decathlon (6,449 points) at the MAC Outdoor Championships, where he posted career-bests in both the 1500m (4:47.91) and discus (123-6) … cleared a career-best 6-2 3/4 in the high jump at the Miami Invitational.

2011-2012: Competed in the decathlon three times during the 2012 outdoor season, with his highest score of 6663 coming at the MAC Outdoor Championships, where he finished in sixth place ... that score of 6663 placed Chester at tenth on the Miami Track & Field All-Time Top 10 list ... In June of 2012, he  competed at the U.S. Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships held at Indiana University and finished with a personal best time of 6,721 points. Chester placed 7th in the field of 26 decathletes.  

High School: Earned four varsity letters in track and field at Medina High School under coach Bob Jenkins ... was captain of the team as a senior ... named All-Ohio in the 110m hurdles in 2009 and qualified for state in the 300m hurdles and 4x100m relay ... district champion in the 110m hurdles in 2011 and finished fourth at the state meet ... was the state champion in the 4x100m relay in 2011 ... recorded personal bests of 14.12 in the 110m hurdles and 39.29 in the 300m hurdles ... posted personal bests of 6-2 in the high jump and 22-1.5 in the long jump ... also played soccer, earning three letters and serving as captain of the JV team as a sophomore. Personal: Born on Jan. 31, 1993 in Medina, Ohio ... son of Sharon and Eric Chester ... majoring in accountancy.

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