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2019-20 Track and Field Roster

Sam Voelz

Middle Distance

Class Junior
Hometown New Palestine, IN
High School New Palestine



  • 2019 NCAA Champion, Men’s Distance Medley Relay
  • 2019 First Team All-American, Men’s Distance Medley Relay
  • 2019 ACC Champion, Men’s Distance Medley Relay
  • 2019 All-ACC First Team, Men’s Distance Medley Relay


  • Helped the Irish capture the title in the DMR at the NCAA Division I Indoor Track & Field Championships, running the 800-meter leg
  • Named a First Team All-American for the DMR win
  • ACC champion with the DMR, earning All-ACC First-Team honors (9:38.85)
  • Posted a PR in the 800 meters (1:51.87) at the ACC Indoor Championships
  • Finished in first place with the Notre Dame DMR entry (9:26.10) at the Alex Wilson Invitational
  • Established a PR in the 1,000-meter run with a time of 2:25.92 at the Notre Dame Invitational
  • Placed first in the 800-meter run (1:52.80) and finished as the runner-up in the 4×400-meter relay (3:18.76) at the Blue and Gold Invitational
  • Competed at the NCAA East Region Prelims in the 800m (1:50.80).
  • Recorded a PR in the 800m at the ACC Outdoor Championships, where he finished first in the prelims (1:50.05)


  • Transferred to Notre Dame from DePauw University
  • Attended New Palestine High School
  • Was the 2017 Indiana state Champion in the 800 meters
  • Named New Balance All-American following a fifth-place finish in the 800
  • Won the 800 at the Midwest Meet of Champions
  • Sectional and regional champion in the 800m, 4x400m relay and 4x800m relay during his senior year
  • Was a nine-time varsity letter-winner in high school (track, basketball & cross country)
  • Finished fourth in the 800m at the D-III NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships
  • Son of James and Krysha Voelz
  • Has three sisters, Caroline, Grace and Elizabeth
  • Intends to study economics