Sam Little
Sam Little
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Flemington, N.J.
High School: Hunterdon Central
Major: International Relations and Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies
Dream Job: Professional basketball player
Activities/Clubs on Campus: RA
Favorite Place on Campus: South Studio
Favorite Professional Athlete: Carmelo Anthony
Favorite Pregame Meal: Bagel
Pregame Superstition: Same socks every single race

2016(Junior): Ran in five different events for the Jumbos as a junior...he started the season with a 20th place finish at the Bates Invitational as team took second place…raced in the prestigious Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh...ame in 46th at the Connecticut College Invitational on October 15th and was the seventh Jumbo finisher...raced in his second NESCAC Championship at Colby on October 29th as the team tied for third place...made his NCAA debut in the NCAA Regional Championships at Westfield State on November 12th.

2015 (Sophomore): Competed in four races as a sophomore...opened the season with a 17th overall at the Bates Inviational on September 19th and he was the 7th Jumbo finisher...raced in the All-New England Championships JV race and was the second Tufts finisher and 37th overall...raced in his first NESCAC Championship at Wesleyan on October 31st as the Jumbos finished in third place...finished out the season by running at the ECAC Championships at Williams on November 7th and he was 24th overall and the third Jumbo finisher.

2014 (Freshman): Raced in four different races during his rookie season with the Jumbos...made his collegiate debut at the Bowdoin Invitational on September 13th where he finished 24th overall ....raced in the Purple Valley Classic 8K race...was the top Jumbo finisher at Connecticut College Invitational and 42nd overall on October 18th...ran in the ECAC Championships at Westfield State on November 8th.

Before Tufts: Ran cross country and track and was on the lacrosse team at Hunterdon Central High School...ran the 1600m in 4:23 and the 800m in 1:59.97...was a first team All-Area selection in 2013 for the 4x800.

Personal: son of Christine and Stephen...has three siblings, Charles (19), Henry (17) and George (14).