Sam Shaughnessy set to run with Samford University Track and Cross Country Teams

 Bearden High School (Knoxville, Tennessee) distance runner Sam Shaughnessy recently signed a National Letter of Intent to run track/cross country at Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama.  During the 2088 cross country season, Sam was All KIL, All Region, All Prep-Extra, and All State.  Sam finished 12th in the Tennessee State Cross Country Meet.  Sam currently holds the Bearden High School 5k record at 16.00.2.  In 2008 Sam qualified for the State meet in two events, the 3200 meter run, and the 4 x 800 relay.  He finished 13th in 3200 meters and 4th in the 4x800 relay.  Sam plans to major in Theater Tech Management with the Fine Arts Department at Samford.