Visit Our Photo Gallery

Women's Track

blank
Samantha Howard
Samantha Howard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Moon Township, Pa.

High School:
Moon

Event:
Distance



Holds six school records - the indoor mile (4:57.15), 5000m (17:20.23) and DMR (11:54.46). Outdoor record holder in 1500m (4:34.21), 5000m (16:47.98) and DMR (12:03.06).

2008 CROSS COUNTRY SEASON: Did not participate due to injury.

2008 OUTDOOR SEASON: Did not participate.

2007-08 INDOOR SEASON: Finished second in the mile with a time of 5:05.33 and fourth in the 800m crossing in 2:21.65 at the RooTown Open ... finished in the mile with a season-best time of 4:57.15 and won bronze in the 3000m finishing in 9:56.43 at the 2008 Atlantic 10 Indoor Championships.

2007 OUTDOOR SEASON: Season best 4:34.93 in the 1500m and was on the first place 4x800, team that crossed in 9:21.50 at the Fred Hardy Invitational ... first for DU at the Duke Invitational in the 1500m with a time of 17:15.25 ... 28th in the 5000m at the Penn Relays ... seventh overall in the 1500m with a time of 4:51.16 at the 2007 Atlantic 10 Championships ... 20th overall in the 5000m with a time of 18:32.18 at the ECAC Outdoor Track & Field Championship.

2006-07 INDOOR SEASON: Won the 3000m with a time of 10:11.92 at the Bucknell Heptagonal ... season-best 9:56.04 in the 3000m at the Akron Open ... had a fifth place finish in the 5000m with a time of 17:30.79 and was on the gold medal winning DMR team at the 2007 Atlantic 10 Indoor Championships ... ran a 17:20.23 in the 5000m at the ECAC Indoor Track & Field Championship.

2005-06: DU's top placer in six meets ... won the Duquesne Duals (18:42) and took eighth at the National Catholic Championship (18:20) ... second for DU and 27th overall at the A-10 cross country championship.

2004-05: Took second for DU and was 15th overall at the 2004 A-10 Cross Country Championship ... 11th at the Notre Dame Invite ... fourth at the Duquesne Invite and seventh at the Duquesne Duals ... fourth in the mile and sixth in the 3,000 meter at the A-10 Indoor Championships ... ECAC qualifier who took 18th in the mile ... bronze medalist in the 1,500m and took sixth in the 5,000m at the A-10 Outdoor meet.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2003 WPIAL champion in 1600m run... medalist in the 3200m run ... placed 21st at the 2003 PIAA cross country championship ... two-time WPIAL XC medalist and state qualifier ... school record holder in the 800 and 4x400 m relay ... 2003 MAC Cross Country Champion ... a three time state qualifier in cross country finishing 49th in 2001, 35th in 2002, and was a medalist in 2003 finishing 21st ... placed seventh in the WPIAL in the 4x800 meter relay in 2003.

PERSONAL: A history major ... Dean's List ... Director of Athletics' and A-10 Commissioner's Honor Rolls ... Phi Eta Sigma ... Kappa Delta Epsilon education fraternity ... membership chairman of the Student Council for Exceptional Children ... plays the violin and piano ... participated in the Pittsburgh Youth Pops Orchestra ... born July 9, 1986.

      YouTube
      Tickets
      Newsletter