Sam Houston State University
Track & Field / Cross Country
Scholarship and Walk-on Standards
for high school seniors

The Sam Houston State Track and Field program will have an informational meeting on Friday, Aug. 26 at 2:30 p.m. in the team meeting room in the Ron Mafrige Fieldhouse.

Tryouts will be held Friday, Sept. 2 at 2 p.m. Start time is 3 p.m. sharp. Sprints, hurdles and jumps must have spikes. 

For more information, contact head track and field coach Dave Self at 936-294-3539 or by e-mail at dself@shsu.edu.

In order to participate in any sport, you must:

Email Coach Self with your Sam ID and SS# (dself@shsu.edu)

Include high school and VERIFYABLE marks in your events.  (these will be checked)

Check walk on standards below to see if you qualify as a walk-on

Must be entered in and registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center.

Have ALL Paperwork completed in Training room Physical, Insurance and assumption of risk form.

If ANY of these are not complete, you will not be allowed to try out!!!

If you are a Sprinter, Hurdler or Jumper, you will need spikes for the try-out.

 

 

Event

Considered for Large (70%) 

Scholarship

Considered for Partial

Scholarship

 

Standard for Walk-ons

Boys 100m

Girls 100m

10.45

11.65

10.70

11.90

---

12.10

Boys 200m

Girls 200m

21.10

24.10

21.50

24.50

---

25.15

Boys 400m

Girls 400m

47.50

55.40

48.50

56.50

---

57.50

Boys 800m

Girls 800m

1:52.30

2:13.50

1:55.10

2:16.50

---

2:21.50

Boys 1600m

Girls 1600m

4:15.0

5:05.0

4:22.0

5:15.0

---

5:30.0

Boys 3200m

Girls 3200m

9:15.0

11:05.0

9:28.0

11:35.0

---

12:30.0

Boys 110H (39”)

Girls 100H

13.85

13.85

14.35

14.35

---

14.85

Boys 300H

Girls 300H

37.10

43.40

38.10

44.55

---

45.50

Boys Pole Vault

Girls Pole Vault

17’ 0”

13’ 6”

16’ 0”

12’ 0”

---

11’ 6”

Boys High Jump

Girls High Jump

6’ 11”

5’ 10”

6’ 8”

5’ 7”

---

5’ 5”

Boys Long Jump

Girls Long Jump

24’ 6”

19’ 9”

23’ 6”

18’ 9”

---

18’ 3”

Boys Triple Jump

Girls Triple Jump

49’ 0”

40’ 6”

47’ 6”

38’ 10”

---

37’ 6”

Boys Shot Put (12 lb)

Girls Shot Put

61’ 9”

45’ 9”

57’ 6”

43’ 0”

---

38’ 0”

Boys Discus Throw (1.6 kg)

Girls Discus Throw

190’ 0”

155’ 0”

177’ 0”

141’ 0”

---

125’ 9”

·          Boys walk-ons will be very limited and handled on a one-on-one basis

·          The above standards list performances that will be CONSIDERED for athletic aid.

·          Sprint / Hurdle times must be electronic timing (F.A.T.). No hand times or relay splits.