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 Samantha Wright
Samantha Wright

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Wildwood, Mo.

High School:
Lafayette

Height:
5-7

Event:
Back/IM


04/23/2013

Kentucky Leads 2012-13 Winter SEC Academics Honor Roll

Honor roll features 49 Kentucky student-athletes

11/02/2012

Kentucky Drops Dual Meet to Auburn

Ferrucci, Hamperian earn multiple wins in diving

04/26/2012

24 Swimmers and Divers Named to SEC Honor Roll

Swimming and diving continues to accumulate academic awards

04/25/2012

2011-12 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll Announced

43 UK Student-Athletes make honor roll

12/30/2011

Swimming and Diving Celebrates Unprecedented Academic Success in Fall

Record 10 athletes record 4.0 GPA

2010-11:One of Kentucky's top young swimmers, Wright excelled in the backstroke as a freshman, leading all Kentucky freshmen in the 100 backstroke and 200 back ... Wright finished with the second best time among UK freshmen in the 200- and 400-individual medleys ... Finished in seventh place in the 100 backstroke with a season-best time of 56.44 at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational ... Had a top-16 finish in the 400-individual medley at the Tennessee Swimming/Diving Invitational ...

Pre-College: Four-time All-State in 100-back and 200-IM ... Conference champion in 100-back and 200-IM in 2010 ... Sectional champion in the 200-back in the spring of 2010 ... Bookended her high school career with high school state championships in 2007 and 2010 ... Swam club for Rockwood Swim Club ... Chose UK because it was the right fit, loved the team and coaches it's in the SEC ... Also competed in cross-country as a freshman where she earned All-District honors ... Scholastic All-American as a sophomore, junior and senior.

Best Times:100 backstroke: 56.44; 200 backstroke: 2:01.32; 200-individual medley: 2:05.88; 400-individual medley: 4:28.71

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