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Sam Hubert - Cross Country - Kansas Jayhawks

Sam Hubert

Position Distance
Height 6'0"
Class Freshman
Hometown De Soto, Kan.
High School De Soto

2021 OUTDOOR (Fr.)

Ran a personal best 4:09.32 in the 1,500 meters at the Mizzou Spring Opener … Ran a personal best 15:07.45 at the Tom Botts Invitational, placing 10th … Ran a 15:13.77 in the 5,000 meters at the John McDonnell Invitational, placing 18th.

2021 Cross Country (Fr.)

Placed third in the Bob Timmons Classic in Lawrence, Kansas…Finished the Gans Creek Classic in 75th with a time of 25:72.60… At the FSU Invite/Pre-Nationals in Tallahassee, Florida, he finished 65th with a time of 25:38.90.


An eight-time letterwinner for coach Jack Sachse at De Soto High School (four times each in cross country and track & field) … Cross country team was he 2015 4A State runner-up and a two-time United Kansas Conference champion (2016, 2017) … The Wildcats’ track & field team claimed a runner-up finish at the 2019 5A State meet … That same season, the team was the Regional Champion … Two-time T&F team league champions (2018, 2019) … Had a productive and memorable senior year, as he finished as runner-up at the 5A State Cross Country meet as well as on the track in both the 3,200 meters and 4×800-meter relay … A member of De Soto’s school record-holding 4×800-meter team … Greater KC Cross Country Coaches Association All-Metro Team in both 2017 and 2018 … Kansas Cross Country All-Academic Team in 2018 … Class valedictorian … A National Merit Scholar.


Son of Daniel and Missy Hubert … Both parents are graduates of the University of Kansas; his dad with a J.D. degree and his mom with a B.A. … Has a younger sister, Quincy … Plans to major in biochemical engineering.