UND Roster

2017-18 Cross Country Roster

Samantha Murray


Class Senior
Hometown Defiance, OH
High School Defiance
Bio

AWARDS/ACCOLADES:

  • 2016 Second Team All-ACC (distance medley relay)
  • 2015 USTFCCCA First Team All-American (distance medley relay)
  • 2015 NCAA Indoor Championships qualifier
  • 2015 First-team All-American (DMR).

AS A JUNIOR:

  • Set a personal best time of 1:33.02 in the 600m during the ND Invite (indoor).
  • Was a member of one of the top Irish 4x400m relays in 2017, finishing with a season best time of 3:58.03at the Louisville Invite (outdoor).

AS A SOPHOMORE:

  • Competed in the ACC Indoor Championships with a third place finish in the distance medley relay (11:19.56).

AS A FRESHMAN:  

  • Placed third with the distance medley relay squad at the Alex Wilson Invitational (11:01.59).
  • Secured a first-team All-America certificate as a part of the DMR group at the NCAA Indoor Championships (11:15.96). 
  • Came in second place in Section 4 of the 800 meters at the Stanford Invitational (2:10.67).
  • Earned a monogram.

PREP AND PERSONAL:

  • Graduated from Defiance High School (Defiance, Ohio) in the spring of 2014.
  • Won the 800m state championship at the Ohio state meet as a senior.
  • Finished second in the 800m at the state meet as a junior.
  • Also lettered in volleyball and swimming & diving.
  • Born in Bryan, Ohio, to Morris and Anne Murray. 
  • Has three brothers — Shea, Sean and Scott — and a sister, Sarah.
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters.

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