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    Samdi Fraser     
     
      Samdi Fraser
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Orlando, Fla.

High School:
Evans

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160

Event:
200/400

PERSONAL RECORDS
Indoors
400m 47.25 (2009)
Outdoors
400m 47.00/46.1r (2007)
FRASER'S SEC SCORING
2009 Outdoor 4x400mR 8th, 3:10.86
2009 Indoor 400m 7th, 47.25
2009 Indoor 4x400mR 8th, 3:11.19
2008 Outdoor 4x400mR 7th, 3:06.51
2008 Indoor 4x400mR 3rd, 3:09.26
2007 Outdoor 4x400mR 6th, 3:07.93
2007 Indoor DMR 1st, 9:43.78

UT CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Helped the UT 4x400m relay to SEC outdoor scoring performances in three-straight seasons...Holds the school record as a part of a 2007 distance medley relay unit that clocked a time of 9:33.61 at the Alex Wilson Invitational.

2009: Returned from an injury to finish 16th in the prelims of the 400m at the SEC Championships in 47.80...Also helped the Vols 4x400m relay to a season-best time of 3:08.34 at the NCAA Mideast Regional, finishing ninth...At the SEC Championships, helped the 4x400m relay to a scoring performance at 3:10.86...Finished seventh in the finals of the 400m at the SEC Indoor Championships with a career-best time of 47.25...Placed fifth in the prelims with a time of 47.40 in the 400...Also helped the 4x400m relay to an eighth-place finish at 3:11.19...Finished runner-up in the 400m at the Wesley Brown Invitational with a mark of 48.71...Also placed fifth in the 400m at the UK Invitational with a time of 47.72...Placed third in the 300m with a time of 34.38 at the Virginia Tech Invitational.

2008: Ran the first leg on the Vols' eighth-place 4x400m relay team at the NCAA Mideast Region Championships...Led off Tennessee's seventh-place 4x400m relay at the conference championship meet...Stopped the clock in 47.68 and placed 14th in the preliminaries of the 400m at the SEC Outdoor Championships...Recorded his season-best time of 47.53 while finishing second in the 400m at the Smoky Mountain Twilight ...Took the baton for the second leg on the Vols' eighth-place distance medley relay team at the Penn Relays...Finished sixth in the 400m at the Vanderbilt Invitational with a time of 47.98...Led off the Vols' third-place 4x400m relay team at the Sea Ray Relays one day after finishing 12th in the 400m with a time of 47.66...Ran to an eighth-place, 47.95 finish in the 400m and anchored Tennessee's sixth-place 4x400m relay team at the Tiger Track Classic...Finished 11th in 47.96 in his first 400m of the season at the Yellow Jacket Invitational...Finished sixth with a personal-best time of 21.78 in the 200m and ran the second leg on Tennessee's second-place 4x400m relay at the season-opening Baldy Castillo Invitational...Took the baton first on Tennessee's third-place 4x400m relay team at the SEC Indoor Championships...Ran the second leg on the Vols' distance medley relay team that placed ninth in the championship section at the New Balance Invitational...Led off Tennessee's 4x400m relay team that finished second in the invitational section and placed ninth in the invitational section of the 400m with a time of 48.17 at the Penn State National Invitational...Finished second in his first 400m of the year after stopping the clock in 48.42 at the Big Ten-SEC Challenge...Also anchored Tennessee's seventh-place 4x400m relay team at the Big Ten-SEC Challenge...Anchored Tennessee's victorious 4x400m relay team at the Virginia Tech Invitational.

2007: Led Tennessee's 4x400m relay to a fourth-place finish at the NCAA Mideast Regional to advance to the national championship meet after finishing in a season-best time of 3:07.15...Ran the second leg on Tennessee's 16th-place 4x400m relay team at the NCAA Outdoor Championships...Ran the third leg on Tennessee's sixth-place 4x400m relay team at the SEC Outdoor Championships, helping the Vols claim the team title...Recorded a personal-best time of 47.00 in the 400m at the SEC Outdoor Championships...Anchored Tennessee's 4x400m relay to a second-place finish in 3:11.97 at the season-opening Hurricane Invitational...Finished fifth with a time of 47.27 in his first 400m of the season at the Yellow Jacket Invitational...Also at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, led off Tennessee's 4x400m relay that notched a regional-qualifying time of 3:09.70...Finished fifth in the 400m at the Vanderbilt Invitational with his time of 47.31...Ran the second leg on Tennessee's third-place distance medley relay team in the Championship of America section at the Penn Relays...Indoors, ran the second leg on Tennessee's school record-breaking distance medley relay that stopped the clock at 9:33.61, breaking the old record of 9:35.24, at the Alex Wilson Invitational...Carried the baton for the second leg on Tennessee's distance medley relay team that claimed the school's first conference title in the event since 1996... Recorded an indoor season-best time of 47.48 in the 400m at the SEC Indoor Championships...Led off Tennessee's third-place 4x400m relay team at the Virginia Tech Challenge...Led off Tennessee's fifth-place distance medley relay at the New Balance Invitational, helping the Vols finish third in the overall team standings...Finished sixth in 47.58 in the first 400m of his career at the McCravy Memorial...Earned his first collegiate victory at the Virginia Tech Invitational with his time of 1:03.64 in the 500m that is sixth on Tennessee's all-time list in the event...Also at the Virginia Tech Invitational, carried the baton for the third leg on UT's second-place 4x400m relay team...Ran the third leg on Tennessee's victorious 4x400m relay team at the Indiana Open.

HIGH SCHOOL: Named Central Florida High School Track Athlete of the Year by the Orlando Sentinel...Helped lead Evans High to back-to-back 4-A FHSAA state championships in 2005 and 2006...As a senior, won the 400m with his personal-best clocking of 47.75 at the state championship meet and also ran on the winning 4x400m and 4x800m relay teams...The 4x800m (7:58.09) and 4x400m (3:15.22) teams hold Evans High school records...Was named Mr. Evans by his classmates and also won the Principal's Achievement Award his senior year.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 27, 1987, in Kingston, Jamaica...Parents are Grasso and Monica Fraser...Family also includes brothers Sacha and Ronal.

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