UND Roster

2016-17 Women's Rowing Roster

Courtney Sampson

Height 5'9''
Class Senior
Hometown Zionsville, IN
High School Zionsville Community


Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business

Notre Dame’s College of Arts & Letters

AS A SENIOR (2016-17):

Dale England Cup
Varsity Four (2nd of 4, 7:51.36) – vs. Duke, Indiana, San Diego

ACC Championship
Varsity Four (3rd of 5, 7:48.659) – vs. Virginia, Syracuse, Boston College, Miami (Preliminaries)
Varsity Four (5th of 6, 7:19.824) – vs. Virginia, Louisville, Duke, Syracuse, Clemson (Grand Final)

NCAA Championship
Varsity Four (4th of 5, 7:14.721) – vs. Washington, Texas, Iowa, Virginia (Heat 3)
Varsity Four (3rd of 7, 7:12.730) – vs. Wisconsin, Syracuse, Gonzaga, Northeastern, UCF, Jacksonville (Repechage 2)
Varsity Four (2nd of 5, 7:24.576) – vs. Indiana, Northeastern, Navy, Jacksonville (C/D Semifinal 2)
Varsity Four (4th of 6, 7:38.465) – vs. Brown, Indiana, Washington State, Northeastern, Gonzaga (C Final)

AS A JUNIOR (2015-16):Â

Dale England Cup
Second Varsity Four (1st, 7:18.4) – vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy
Second Varsity Four (1st, 7:45.4) – vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy
Varsity Four (2nd, 7:38.1) – vs. Indiana, Duke and Navy

ACC Championship
Varsity Four (2nd of 9, 7:25.700) – Prelminaries
Varsity Four (4th of 9, 7:21.182) – Grand Final

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014-15):

Did not compete in an official race as a sophomore.

AS A FRESHMAN (2013-14)

Big Ten/ACC Challenge
Open Eight (2nd, 7:41.47) – vs. Ohio State
Open Eight (2nd, 7:24.20) – vs. Michigan

Dale England Cup
Third Varsity Eight (1st, 6:57.50) – vs. Alabama
Third Varsity Eight (1st, 6:50.30) – vs. Rhode Island


  • Competed in cross country, track and field and swimming for four seasons at Zionsville Community High School.Â
  • Served as a three-sport senior captain during final year of competition.
  • Honorable mention choice for the 2013 Indianapolis Star Sportswoman of the Year award.Â
  • Tabbed as a four-year Scholar Athlete recipient.
  • Was an all-conference selection in swimming, and was tabbed to the all-sectional team in cross country as a senior.
  • Earned academic all-state recognition in all three sports, and was a 2013 Academic All-American in swimming.
  • Was a sectional champion as a member of the 4×800 meter relay team during senior track season.


  • Fourth member of family to attend Notre Dame.
  • Daughter of Jon and Sarah Sampson.
  • Has four brothers, Alexander, Jack, Cooper and Logan.
  • Gas five sisters, Cally, Cassidy, Carson, Caroline and Addison.
  • Father, Jon (’91), played water polo at Notre Dame.
  • Mother, Sarah (Esterline) (’92), was a midfielder for the Irish women’s soccer team in 1989.
  • Great-uncle, Mark Mahaffey (’66), is also a Notre Dame graduate.
  • Attended the same high school as Irish former teammate Erin Coscia.
  • Enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business, majoring in information technology management.