Samara Faustin
Samara Faustin
Born: 06/19/1990
Height: 5-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Boston, Mass.
High School: Lynn Classical
Event: Sprints

2012-13 Ended her career as one of the top sprinters in recent memory … Led the 4x100 meter relay team to the 2013 NCAA Division III Outdoor National Championship meet …  Broke the program record, which had stood for over 20 years in the indoor 60 meter dash with her time of 7.99 seconds on March 1 at the ECAC Indoor Championship … Recorded her fastest time of the year in the 55 meter dash (7.40) on February 11 at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Championship meet … Posted the fastest time on this year’s team in the 100 and 200 meter dashes at the ECAC Outdoor Championship on May 16 with a times of 12.23 and 25.14 seconds respectively … Recorded her fastest indoor time in the 200 meter dash at the ECAC Indoor Championship on March 1 with a time of 25.44 seconds.

2011-12 One of the Beacons top sprinters during the 2011-12 season ... Recorded a season-best time of 7.49 seconds in the 55 meter dash at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Championship meet on February 11 ... Recorded an impressive time of 8.14 seconds in the 60 meter dash at the Harvard Open meet ... Qualified for the ECAC Outdoor Championship meet in the 60 and 200 meter dashes ... Set a new personal standard in teh 100 meter dash on March 24 at teh Bridgewater State University Bears Invitational with a time of 12.45 seconds ... Recorded her best time at the NCAA Division III New England Regional meet in the 200 meter dash with a time of 22.26 seconds.  Combined in the 400 meter dash at teh Tufts University Stampede Invite in which she recorded a final time of 1:03.73.

2010-11: Competed in six meets in the 2011 outdoor season ... Recorded a season best time of 13.40 seconds in the 100 meter dash at the Little East Conference/New England Alliance Championship meet on April 30 ... Finished in 19th/10th place at the same meet in the 200 meter dash with a final time of 28.61 seconds ... Helped the 4x100 relay team record a time of 53.65 seconds which earned them a top-5 finish at the New England Alliance championship.

2009-10: Competed in three indoor meets as a sophomore ... Finished in 3rd place in the 55 meter dash at the Reggie Poyau Memorial meet at Brandeis ... Recorded a time of 7.85 seconds at the meet ... Recorded a time of 8.12 seconds in the 55 meter dash at the Jay Carieslla Invitational ... Finished with a time of 8.63 seconds in the 60 meter and 29.19 seconds in the 200 meter dashes at the Harvard Invitational.

2008-09: Saw action in one outdoor meet ... Placed 11th in the 100 meters with a time of 13.81 and 12th in the 200 meters at the Fitchburg State Invitational on April 18.

PERSONAL/HIGH SCHOOL Graduated from Lynn Classical High School in 2008 ... Member of the track and field program ... Placed 5th at the Northeastern Conference meet in the 55 meter dash ... Born on June 19, 1990 ... Daughter of Augustin and Enide Faustin ... Has one brother, Mardochee and one sister, Lovey ... Currently majoring in Business Management with a minor in Economics. 

INDOOR PERSONAL BESTS

55m Dash 7.40 2/10/2013 New England Alliance
60m Dash 7.99 3/2/2013
ECAC Indoor Championships
200m Dash 25.44 3/3/2013 ECAC Indoor Championships
300m Dash 42.23 12/8/2012 Harvard University Open
400m Dash 1:03.73 2/4/2012 Tufts University Stampede Invite

OUTDOOR PERSONAL BESTS

100m Dash 12.23 (+0.9) 5/16/2013 2013 ECAC Division III Championship
200m Dash 22.26 5/5/2012 2012 NCAA DIII New England Regionals