Sean Lambert     
      Sean Lambert

Brooklyn, N.Y.

High School:
South Shore

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 159

100/ 200


Elected team co-captain with Marc Sylvester for 2004 squad.

2003-Outdoor- Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Won Ironman Award at team banquet, as well as winning the first Lifter of the Year Award, given by the strength staff for dedication in the weight room ... In true Volunteer fashion, Lambert peaked when his team needed him most at the NCAA Championships, earning his keep as the team's top 100m dash sprinter in the process ... Posted the best chapter of his season at the NCAA Outdoors with a sixth-place, 10.43 finish in the 100m dash and runner-up, 38.72 finish in the 4x100m relay (June 13) ... After moving determinedly through the prelims and semis, Lambert stayed focused through two false starts in the 100m dash finals to capture sixth in 10.43 ... Assigned his familiar third leg for the Vols' runner-up 4x100m relay team, steaming to a season-best 38.72 finish--the second-fastest quartet in school history ... The 4x100m relay, 38.72 effort marked the third-consecutive top-three finish for Tennessee in the event and the fastest time the Vols have ever run in the NCAA finals ... After a disappointing SEC meet, Lambert showed his mettle, and why he won the Ironman Award, when he wrote his ticket for nationals the hard way--at the NCAA Mideast Regional in Columbus, Ohio ... At the Regional, Lambert rallied for a season-best (wind-aided) third-place, 10.24w in the 100m dash and took the third leg of the Vols' third-place, 40.37 4x100m relay to author NCAA qualifiers in both (May 31) ... Also ran the second leg on Tennessee's ninth-place, 3:14.09 4x400m relay at the Mideast Regional to complete a full day ... Plowed through a bit of rough patch in the 100m and 200m dashes at the SEC Outdoors, finishing 11th with a 10.48 in the 100m prelims and 10th with a 21.27 in the 200m prelims, missing out on the finals ... Regained his stellar relay form by taking the third-leg on Tennessee's third-consecutive SEC 4x100m relay champion (38.92) and the season-best, fourth-place, 3:05.56 4x400m relay (May 18) ... Secured a pair of bronze finishes with a 10.35 and season-best 20.92 timing in the 100m and 200m dashes at the Florida Relays (March 28) ... A double winner in the 100m dash and 4x100m relay whose points proved critical to Tennessee's one-point win at South Carolina's SEC Triangular ... At the SEC Triangular, Lambert's 10.30 stood as his fastest wind-legal 100m dash of the season, and his third leg on Tennessee's victorious 4x100m relay in 39.56 gave the men in orange their first regional qualifier in the short relay (April 5) ... Finished fourth with a 10.50 100m dash time and sixth with a 21.12 200m dash time at the Sea Ray Relays ... Authored a good leadoff leg and handed off with the lead to help secure Tennessee's fourth sprint medley relay title at the Penn Relays ... The Vol sprint medley quartet posted a 3:14.41 steamer, the second-fastest time in school history ... Took third in 10.57 in the 100m dash at the Penn Relays ... Ran a 21.45w to earn fifth at a wind-whipped Jesse Owens Invitational at Ohio State ... Led off the Vols' third-place, 3:11.30, regionally qualified 4x400m relay to open the season at the Florida State Relays ... Posted his first regional qualifier in the sprints with a 21.20, runner-up 200m dash effort at the Florida State Relays.

2003-Indoor- Came up with two season-best efforts and played a role in three NCAA Indoor provisional qualifiers in a solid outing at the SEC Indoors ... Notched fifth-place finishes in the 55m dash (6.26) and 200m dash (21.53, a provisional and season-best 21.47 in the prelims) in addition to running the third leg of Tennessee's third-place, 3:09.93 season-best 4x400m relay (March 1-2) ... Disqualified for a false start in the 60m dash prelims at the NCAA Indoors ... Shrugged off a false start in the 200m dash prelims to post his season-best 60m dash time of 6.66 to win at the Armory Invitational (Feb. 15) ... Won his second consecutive race with a lifetime-best 55m dash time of 6.19 at the Tennessee Classic (Feb. 21) ... Opened his season with a runner-up, 6.38 outing, 6.36 in the prelims, in the 55m dash at the Tennessee All-Comers Meet ... Clocked a 6.73 to earn second in the 60m dash at Virginia Tech's Kroger Invitational ... Contributed valuable points to Tennessee's SEC East Challenge win with a third-place, 6.78 60m dash effort and sixth-place, 21.73 200m dash outing.

2002-Outdoor- Contributions to school record-setting efforts in the 4x100m and 4x200m relays proved to be a key reason Tennessee earned Track & Field News' nods as the Nation's Best Overall Relay Squad for the first time in program history ... Matched the school 4x100m relay record by leading off the smoking 38.66 time at the SEC Outdoors (May 12) ... The 38.66 not only matched the school record, but also stands as the second-fastest collegiate time in 2002, the ninth-fastest time in the world in 2002, a SEC meet record and track record ... Took the second leg on a record-setting 4x200m relay effort at the Penn Relays ... Tennessee's sizzling 1:20.20 winning 4x200m relay time at Penn stands as a school record, the fastest time in the world in 2002 (including professionals) and the second-fastest collegiate time in the history of the Penn Relays (April 27) ... Lambert also took his familiar lead-off leg on another winner at Penn -- the 4x100m relay in 39.08 ... Earned All-America honors in the 4x100m relay at the NCAA Outdoors with a 38.83, third-place finish (May 30), and just missed All-America acclaim in the 100m dash with a 10th-place, 10.31 time in the semifinals ... Helped take the Vols to the SEC Outdoor title with the previously mentioned 4x100m relay winner, a fifth-place, 10.41 effort in the 100m dash and ninth-place, 21.08 prelim finish in the 200m dash ... Got into the NCAA meet with strong provisional 100m dash performances on the home track ... Clocked a barely wind-aided 10.25w to tie for fourth in the 100m dash at the Sea Ray Relays (April 12) ... Lambert also ran his career-best, sixth-place provisional time of 20.75 in the 200m dash and led off the winning 4x100m relay in 39.08 at the Sea Ray Relays ... Finished third in 10.26 at the Gatorade Classic in Knoxville (April 6) on the same day he led off the meet record 39.00 4x100m relay and ran to second in 21.26 in the 200m dash ... Took second in 10.55 in the 100m dash and led off the winning 4x100m relay in 39.50 to help give Tennessee the Cal Invitational title ... Won the 100m dash in a provisional 10.31 to open the outdoor season at USC's Trojan Classic.

2002-Indoor- Took third in the 55m dash in 6.33 at the Tennessee Invitational ... Won the 55m dash with a 6.38 timing at the Tennessee Indoor Classic ... Took seventh in the 60m dash with a 6.83 to help Tennessee take the Armory Invitational title ... Took third in the 55m dash (6.34) and sixth in the 200m dash (21.84) to help the Vols capture the SEC Eastern Division Challenge ... Just missed qualifying for the finals at the SEC Indoors with a ninth-place, season-best 6.74 in the 60m dash and a 10th-place, 21.15 in the 200m dash prelims.

2001-Outdoor- Won the Volunteer Award, along with Leonard Scott, at the team banquet for being the toughest competitor ... Pieced together a tremendous freshman campaign with All-America honors in the 100m dash and 4x100m relay ... Stepped up to bat when his teammates needed him most at the NCAA Outdoors on the fast track at Hayward Field ... Lambert showed his true mettle by taking fourth in the 100m dash finals in 10.26, but more importantly finishing ahead of two TCU senior sprinters, with whom the Vols were locked in a fierce battle for the team title, to shift the balance of power to Tennessee ... Offered up a career-best 10.17 (seventh) in the prelims (May 31) and 10.34 (fifth) in the semifinals of the 100m dash at the NCAA Outdoors ... The 10.17 in the NCAA prelims broke Sam Graddy's freshman school record which had stood untouched since 1983, but Lambert's grasp on the record lasted only a day as teammate Justin Gatlin overtook the record ... Led off Tennessee's school record 4x100m relay in the qualifying round at the NCAA Outdoors, a blazing 38.66 to top the field ... In the 4x100m relay finals at the NCAA Outdoors, Lambert led off the second-place, 38.80 effort to contribute a much-needed eight points to the Vol coffers ... Clocked his NCAA automatic qualifying time of 10.13 (wind-aided at 2.4 mps) to take second in the 100m dash at the Gatorade Track Classic in Knoxville (April 7) ... Sprinted to a provisional 20.62 (wind-aided at 3.5 mps) to win the 200m dash at the Gatorade Track Classic ... Posted a 10.29 and 20.89 in earning second in the 100m dash and seventh in the 200m dash at the Sea Ray Relays (April 13) in Knoxville ... Ran to fifth-place finishes in the 100m dash (10.35) and 200m dash (20.93), as well as leading off Tennessee's winning 4x100m relay (39.57) at the SEC Outdoors (May 13) ... Clocked his career-best, provisional 200m dash time of 20.75 to take fifth in the prelims at the SEC Outdoors (May 11) ... Lambert led off Tennessee's five fastest 4x100m relay efforts of the year ... Lambert was part of then school-record 39.00 4x100m relay effort at the Baldy Castillo Invitational (March 24) in Tempe, Ariz., the second-fastest time in the NCAA and an automatic qualifier ... Dominated finals field on first leg on a 39.23, second-place 4x100m relay at the Penn Relays (April 28) ... Lambert also led off a school, Tom Black Track and meet record 4x200m relay (1:20.90) in a gold-medal performance at the Sea Ray Relays (April 14).

2001-Indoor- Missed qualifying for the NCAA Indoors 60m finals with a 13th-place, 6.75 in the preliminaries ... Lambert was a crucial part of Tennessee's sprint success at the SEC Indoors ... Lambert's career-best 60m dash time stands fourth on Tennessee's all-time list, right behind Sam Graddy ... The true freshman finished third in both the 60m dash (6.67) and 200m dash (a personal-best and provisional 21.05) to contribute 12 important points to the Volunteer effort at the SEC Indoors (Feb. 24-25), the third-most on the team ... Lambert's ticket to the NCAA Indoors, the 6.65, came at the SEC Indoors in the third-fastest preliminary 60m dash time ... The bronze finishes at the SEC Indoors helped Tennessee complete the historic 1-2-3 sprint sweep in both the 60m dash and 200m dash, the first time a SEC school has done so at the SEC Indoor meet ... Ran a 6.40 in the 55m dash to finish second in his first race as a Vol at the Tennessee All-Comers Meet (Jan. 7) ... Took runner-up honors in the 60m dash (6.82) and fifth in the 200m dash (22.03) at the New Year's Invitational at Virginia Tech (Jan. 13) ... Contributed valuable points to the Vol effort at the SEC Quad (Jan. 20) in Lexington, Ky., with a third-place, 6.75 finish in the 60m dash and a sixth-place, 21.76 finish in the 200m dash ... Earned second at the Meyo Invitational (Feb. 3) at Notre Dame with a 21.78 200m dash finish ... Also led off Tennessee's fastest mile relay of the year, a second-place 3:13.97, at the Meyo Invitational ... Ran a third-place 6.30 in the 55m dash at the Tennessee Indoor Invitational (Feb. 16).

HIGH SCHOOL- Two-time New York 200m dash champion, winning both the indoor and outdoor titles during his senior campaign at South Shore High School ... Finished third in the 200m dash at the FootLocker Outdoor Championships ... Finished second at the 200m dash at the FootLocker Indoor with a 21.52 clocking ... Holds personal bests of 10.57 in the 100m dash and 21.35 in the 200m dash, in addition to claiming school records in the indoor 55m dash, 200m dash and 300m dash, while staking outdoor standards in the 100m dash and in the 4x400m relay ... Originally from Grenada.



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