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Samuel Mueller
Samuel Mueller

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Oak Mountain

Position:
Distance/XC

2013 Outdoor: Competed in three meets participating in the 3000 and 10000 meters ... Placed second in the 3000 meters with a time of 8:36.77 at the Samford Multi and Invitational ... Placed third in the 10000 meters and recorded a personal best at the San Francisco State Relay Carnival posting a time of 29:49.88 ... Placed fifth in the SEC Outdoor Track and Field Championship in the 10000 meters event with a time of 30:09.72.

2013 Indoor: Competed in four meets participating in the 3000 and 5000 meters ... Placed fourth in the 3000 meters at the Auburn Invite with a time of 8:31.25 and in the 5000 meters at the Husker Invite with a time of 14:29.64 ... Competed in the 5000 meters at the SEC Indoor Championship and placed 20th overall with a time of 14:59.68.

2012 Cross Country: Competed in six meets participating in the 6k, 8k and 10k distance events ... Finished sixth in both the Auburn Invite 6k and Crimson Classic 8k with times of 19:26.40 and 25:38.06, respectively ... Placed 39th overall in the SEC Championship 8k with a time of 25:02.69 ... Competed in the NCAA South Regional 10k finishing 48th with a time of 32:05.6.

2012 Outdoor: Ran the 1500m at the UNF Invitational posting a time of 4:08.57 ... Finished the 3000m with a mark of 8:35.72 at the Auburn Tiger Track Classic ... Competed in the 5000m and the 10000m at the SEC Outdoor Championships ... Ran his season best times of 15:15.77 in the 5000m and 31:21.81 in the 10000m.

2012 Indoor: Finished second in the 3000m at the Alabama Indoor Invitational with a mark of 8:37.94 ... Ran the 3000m at the Auburn Indoor Invitational finishing fourth with a season best time of 8:34.60 ... Finished second in the 5000m at the VT Elite Meet with a mark of 14:49.25.

2011 Cross Country: Finished fifth at the Troy Invitational with a time of 16:19.61 ... Posted a time of 19:48.1 at the Auburn Invitational finishing eighth ... Came in sixth at the FSUInvitational with a mark of 25:48.03.

2011 Outdoor: Ran the 3000m in the first three meets of the outdoor season (the SEC-Big 10 Challenge, the Tiger Track Classic and the Seminole Invitational) placing as high as fourth at the Seminole Invitational with times of 9:26.36, 8:48.65 and 9:05.72, respectively ... Competed in the 5000m at the War Eagle Invitational and placed fifth with a time of 15:07.24 ... Ran the 1500m at the Coach O Invitational, finishing eighth with a time of 4:13.22... Finished fourth in the 1500m at the Jaguar Quad at South Alabama with a time of 4:13.59.

2011 Indoor: Ran the 3000m at the Clemson Challenge (9:14.18) and the Clemson JRF Invite (8:58.96), finishing 13th and 10th, respectively.

2010 Cross Country: Top 15 finisher at the Troy Invitational ... Crossed the finish line at 17:22.26 ... Placed 59th at the Crimson Classic (28:08.40) ... Best time of the year came at Memphis Twilight Classic with a 27:10.10 mark.

Personal: Son of Kirk and Rebecca Mueller ... Born on January 26, 1992 in Birmingham, Ala. ... majoring in pre-vet animal sciences.

PRs
5K: 16:19.61 (2011 Troy Invitational, 5th place)
6K: 19:26.4 (2012 Auburn Invitational, 6th place)
8K: 24:09.1 (2013 Panorama Farms Invite, 16th place)
10K: 30:32.66 (2013 NCAA South Regional, 15th place)
Best XC Finish: 5th place, 2011 Troy Invitational (16:19.61)