Sam Pogue
Sam Pogue
Height: 6-0
Weight: 160
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Springfield, Mo.
High School: Kickapoo HS
Position: Distance

2011-12: Indoor: Took third as a part of the DMR at the MIAA Championships while also running a 2:00.56 in the 800m ... Took ninth in the 800m at the MSSU Invite where he ran 2:03.37 ... Third leg of second-place DMR at Lion Open ... Ran a 1:17.29 in the 600m at the UCM Classic  Outdoor: Took fourth in the 800m at the PSU Wendy's Invite in a time of 1:59.06 ...Ran a 4:13.86 in the 1500m at the Pitt State Classic ...

2010-11: Outdoor: Ran the 800m race at Bill Williams/Bob Laptab (4/29/11) with a finish of 2:00.51...Indoor: Pogue completed the mile race in 4:31.82 at Iowa State Open meet (1/21/11).Finishing the 800m race at 2:00.94 at Fazoli/Baymont Inn Invitational (2/4/11)...(Cross Country) Pogue ran in every event for the Lions helping Southern to a second-place finish at the MIAA Championships where he placed 31st ... he also placed 15th at the University of Arkansas where he ran the 6.6k course in a time of 22:25.6. 

2009-10: Cross Country: Placed 93rd at the MSSU Stampede, finishing the 8k course in a season best 26:04.81... a member of the MIAA Championship squad, placed 37th to help the Lions to their 8th title in ten years... finished 48th at the South-Central Regional Championships, helping the Lions to their 2nd regional title in three years and qualifying for the NCAA DII National Championship in Evansville, IN... competed at the NCAA DII National Championship, helping the Lions to an 11th place team finish.; Indoor: At the MSSU Radio shack Invite placed 11th in the mile run... placed 3rd in the DMR and 14th in the 800m run at the MSSU Fazolis/Baymont Inn Invite... competed in the 800m run and DMR at the MIAA Championships.; Outdoor: Placed 2nd in the 3k steeplechase at the UCM Mule Relays with 9:55.19... ran 1:58.62 in the 800m at the MSSU Bob Laptad/Bill Williams Invite... at the MIAA Championships competed in the 800m and 3k steeplechase.

In High School: was coached by Jeremy Goddard. A two-time, first-team All-Conference selection and two-time second-team selection, Pogue was an All-State selection in the 4x800m where he helped his team to the state championship and set the school record in the event. A three-time state qualifier in track, he was a two-time All-Sectional selection.

Personal: The son of Mark and Peppi Pogue, Sam plans to major in communications at Southern.