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Samantha Howard
Samantha Howard

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Moon Township, PA

High School:
Moon

Birthdate:
07/09/1986



One of the Dukes strong points in distance events ... solid showings from the beginning ... school record holder in the indoor mile (5:01.09) and outdoor DMR (12:03.06)

2006: finished first overall at the Duquesne Duals with a personal-best time of 18:01 ... recorded third best time for DU at the Paul Short Invitational (22:45) ... finished 31st at the A-10 Championships ... only ran three events this seaso

2005: DU's top placer in six meets ... won the Duquesne Duals (18:42) and took 8th at the National Catholic Championship (18:20) ... second for DU and 27th overall at the A-10 cross country championship

2004: Took 2nd for DU and was 15th overall at the 2004 A-10 Cross Country Championship ... 11th at the Notre Dame Invite ... 4th at the Duquesne Invite and 7th at the Duquesne Duals ... 4th in the mile and 6th in the 3,000 meter at the A-10 Indoor Championships ... ECAC qualifier who took 18th in the mile ... bronze medalist in the 1,500 m and took 6th in the 5,000 m at the A-10 Outdoor meet

HIGH SCHOOL: 2003 WPIAL champion in 4 x 400m relay ... medalist in the 4 x 800m relay ... placed 21st at the 2003 PIAA cross country championship ... two-time WPIAL XC medalist and state qualifier ... school record holder in the 800 and 4 x 400 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 4 x 800 meter relay in 2003 ... has participated in the Pittsburgh Youth Pops Orchestra ... plays the violin and piano

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 ... born July 9, 1986.

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