|Full name||Samuel Harrison Mattis|
|Born||March 19, 1994|
Manhattan, New York City
|Height||6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||245 lb (111 kg)|
|Sport||Track and field|
|College team||University of Pennsylvania|
|Coached by||Marlon Mattis, Jake Brenza|
Samuel Harrison Mattis (born March 19, 1994) is an American track and field athlete who competes in the discus throw and has a personal record of 67.45 meters. His biggest success to date was first place at the 2015 NCAA National Championships. That was, until he finished first place at the 2019 Outdoor USA Track and Field Championships. In June 2021, Sam became an Olympian after finishing top three at the 2020 United States Track and Field Olympic Trials.
He competed for the University of Pennsylvania Quakers in college and won an NCAA title while there. His throw of 67.45 m (221 ft 3 in) to win the 2016 Philadelphia College Classic is the American Collegiate record and 2nd best mark in history by a college student.
He was enrolled in the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Operations Management.
Mattis was born in Manhattan, New York City, the son of Marlon and Marcie Mattis. Mattis grew up in East Brunswick, New Jersey and attended East Brunswick High School, where he started competing in the discus throw events as a teenager.
Over the course of his four years competing for Penn, he earned three NCAA All-American honors and one NCAA title, as well as being named the USATFCCA/NCAA National Scholar of the year. The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association selected him as the 2015 Male Scholar Athlete of the Year for Division I. He is a four-time Heps Outdoor Champion in the Discus throw and received First-Team All-Ivy honors for each of his four outdoor seasons.
Son of Marcie and Marlon. Has one brother, Jake who also attended UPenn's Wharton School. Father was captain of the William & Mary track & field team in 1985 and held the 35-lbs weight throw record and ranks No. 3 in the hammer.
|Representing the United States|
|2016||2016 NCAA National Championships||Hayward Field - Oregon||2nd||Discus throw||60.96 m (200 ft 0 in)|
|2016||Ivy League Outdoor Championships||Weaver Track & Field Stadium - Princeton University||1st||Discus throw||62.45 m (204 ft 10+1⁄2 in)|
|2015||2015 NCAA National Championships||Hayward Field - Oregon||1st||Discus throw||62.48 m (204 ft 11+3⁄4 in)|
|2015||Ivy League Outdoor Championships||Franklin Field - Penn||1st||Discus throw||61.75 m (202 ft 7 in)|
|2014||2014 NCAA National Championships||Hayward Field - Oregon||5th||Discus throw||60.33 m (197 ft 11 in)|
|2014||Ivy League Outdoor Championships||Reese Stadium - Yale||1st||Discus throw||58.72 m (192 ft 7+3⁄4 in)|
|2013||Ivy League Outdoor Championships||Weaver Track & Field Stadium - Princeton||1st||Discus throw||58.34 m (191 ft 4+3⁄4 in)|
|Discus throw (outdoor)||67.45||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||March 19, 2016|
|Shot put (outdoor)||17.29||Princeton, New Jersey||May 8, 2016|
|Shot put (indoor)||17.06||Ithaca, New York||February 28, 2016|