Samantha Yankson
Samantha Yankson
Year: R-So.
Hometown: Springfield, Va.
High School: West Springfield
Events: Throws

 2017: OUTDOOR

  • Placed fourth in the hammer throw at the William Walton Invitational with a mark of 46.99 meters.
  • Earned eighth in the hammer throw at the Colonial Relays, throwing to a mark of 41.55 meters.
  • Threw to a mark of 40.49 meters at the VCU Rams Invitational to place fifth in the event.

2017: INDOOR

  • Set a personal record in the weight throw at the Villanova Invitational with a mark of 13.27 meters.
  • Placed seventh at the CNU Holiday Open in the weight throw with a mark of 12.60 meters.


  • Daughter of Samuel Yankson and Joana Bartels-Kodwo.
  • Born on April 11, 1994.
  • Major: Biology