Samantha Nelson
Samantha Nelson
Height: 5-7
Year: So.
Hometown: Frederic, Wis.
High School: Frederic
Position: Distance
Major: Athletic Training/Pre Physical Science
Indoor/Outdoor: Indoor/Outdoor

2013 Season (Sophomore): Competed in the 800-meter, one mile and 3,000-meter run as well as various relays...INDOOR: Member of two top-five finishing relay teams at the Northern Athletics Conference Championships (Feb. 23), the distance medley relay and the 4x400-meter relay...Place ninth in the mile run at the Karl Schlender Invitational (Jan. 19) with a 6:26.57...OUTDOOR: Competed in the 800-meter run at the Benedictine Eagle Invitational (Apr. 13), running a personal-best 2:36.06.

2012 Season (Freshman): Competed in the 400-, 800-, 3,000-, 5,000- and 10,000-meters, mile, 4x400-meter relay, 3,000-meter steeplechase, triple jump...INDOOR: Finished sixth in the mile (5:58.99) at the Rocky Rocco Invitational (Jan. 21)...PLaced fourth in the 5,000-meters (20:27.03) at the Tadd Metzger Invitational (Jan. 27)...Was third in the 3,000-meters (11:31.78), sixth in the 5,000-meters (19:43.38) and seventh in the triple jump (9.37m) at the Northern Athletics Conference Indoor Championships (Feb. 25)...OUTDOOR: Was sixth in the 400-meters (1:08.29) at the Cougar Invitational (Apr. 19-20)...Finished third in the 4x400-meter relay (4:14.82), fifth in the 5,000-meters (19:31.49) and fifth in the 10,000-meters (43:10.80) at the NAC Outdoor Championships (May 4-5).

High School (Frederic): Was an all-conference performer all four years for the Vikings...Member of a WIAA State champion 4x800-meter relay team and was a WIAA Scholar Athlete...Team won regionals all four years and won sectionals in 2011...High school track & field coach was Jeff Larcom...Also lettered in cross country and basketball.

Personal: Daughter of Ameer...Has one brother Benjamin...Has one sister, Sonja.