Shameal Samuels
Shameal Samuels
Height: 5-4
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Hartford, Conn.
High School: Capital Preparatory Magnet

Before Quinnipiac: Graduated from Capital Preparatory Magnet School in Conn…Lettered in cross country, indoor and outdoor track during her high school career…Ran on some very successful teams in high school but she also took home numerous individual titles including the 400m CSC Conference Champion, 600m CSC Conference Champion, 800m CSC Conference Champion, and she was named the Constitution State Conference MVP for Outdoor 2012…Posted an incredible time of 57.17 on May 30 to take second place at the CT Class S Championship…Claimed many first place finishes during the 2012 outdoor season but finished with a career-best time of 41.84 in the 300 meters at the Yale Invitational where she claimed fourth place…Ran a career-best time of 1:38.36 at the State Open during the 2012 indoor season in the 600m…Ran to a career-best 200m time of 26.78 seconds during the 2011 outdoor season…Ran on some incredible relay teams during the 2010 outdoor season as she was on five different first place teams during the season…Twice in the 4x100m relay, twice in the 4x400m relay, and once in the 4x800m she helped her team race to a first place finish.

Personal: Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica and raised in Hartford, Conn…Daughter of Gary Samuels and Vandrea Manderson…Has three younger brothers Alvin, Jeremy, and Jashawn …Has two sisters Shantell and Everdene…Plans to major in criminal justice.