Track & Field

 Samantha Norman
Samantha Norman


Louisville, Ohio

High School:


2009-10 (Freshman): Cross Country - Scored in each meet for UK during first season in the Blue and White ... At NCAA Southeast Regional, finished as the final scorer on team, completing the 6K course in 22:14 ... At SEC Championships, ran at a 6K clip of 22:47 to finish third on the team and 38th overall ... Crossed the finish in 34th place overall and as fourth Wildcat at the 5K Greater Louisville Classic, stopping the timer at 18:17.43 ... Rounded out UK scorers in 5K Old Timers Classic, ending the race in 18:35.

High School: Placed 15th at the MidEast Cross Country Championships as a senior ... Three-time All-State cross country selection as a freshman, sophomore and junior highlighted by two top-10 finishes ... Two-time district champion as a senior and freshman ... Three-time league champion as the league runner of the year during senior, junior and freshman campaigns ... Named cross country MVP in each of her four seasons ... Named Stark County Cross Country Runner of the Year as a senior and member of All-County first team each of her four years ... Placed fifth overall in 1,600m run at Ohio state championships as a senior ... As a freshman finished eighth in the 3,200m run at state championships ... Earned district and league championships in both the 1,600m and 3,200m runs as a senior ... Regional runner-up in the 1,600m run in her final campaign ... Stark County 3,200m champion as a junior ... Owns school records in the 1,600m, 3,200m, and 5,000m runs ... Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track ... Member of regional cross country teams as a senior, sophomore and freshman ... Ran on league championship track teams as a senior and junior ... Coached by Christine Muniak ... Member of swimming team as a senior and played basketball as a freshman ... Member of Academic All-State team and recognized on school honor roll ... Member of National Honor Society, Key Club, Jo's Girls and French Club ... Volunteered with Making Strides for Breast Cancer.

Personal: Full name is Samantha Lee Norman ... Born Oct. 17, 1990 in Canton, Ohio ... Parents are David and Kathie Norman ... Has one brother, Seth ... Major is undecided.

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