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-place 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 champion 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.