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Swathi Samuel

Distance
Position
Graduate Student
Class
Newbury Park, Calif.
Hometown
Air Force
Previous School
Newbury Park High School
High School

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)
TFRRS Profile – Air Force (for PRs and full results)

2021 Outdoor
• Placed third in 5000m at Virginia Invitational (18:42.31)

2021 Indoor
• Did not compete

United States Air Force Academy (2016-20)
2019-20
• Earned all-conference honors as a member of the DMR
• Led off the squad that clocked the fourth-fastest time in program history (11:38.54, adjusted for altitude) to finish third at the Mountain West Indoor Championships
• Clocked a career-best time of 4:55.40a to finish eighth at conference meet

2018-19
• Impacted the Academy record book in two events
• Clocked the 10th-fastest 3000m time in Academy history (9:46.57, adjusted for altitude) to finish 14th at the Mountain West Championships
• Added a career-best 5000-meter time of 17:15.93a at that meet
• Ran the third leg of the 4×1600-meter relay that accounted for the third-fastest time in Academy history (19:53.08) during the outdoor season
• MW Scholar-Athlete.

2017-18
• Member of the distance medley relay that posted the third-fastest outdoor time in Academy history (11:24.47) at the Drake Relays
• Academic all-conference selection
• MW Scholar-Athlete

2016-17
• Ran on the distance medley relay that clocked the eighth-fastest time in Academy history (12:05.02, adjusted for altitude) at the Mountain West Indoor Championships
• Academic all-conference selection
• MW Scholar-Athlete

Cross Country (Air Force)
• Member of the record-setting cross country team that finished eighth at the 2019 NCAA Championships
• Ran on the squad that finished second at the conference meet and third at the regional meet
• Helped the team to the highest women’s national ranking (12th) in Academy history.

Background
• Working towards a master’s degree in data science
• Daughter of Abraham Samuel and Annie Samuel
• Has one sister, Kaira Samuel
• A second lieutenant in the Air Force