UND Roster

2019-20 Swimming and Diving Roster

Sammy Steigerwald

Free / Fly


Class Senior
Hometown Colorado Springs, Colo.
High School Air Academy
Bio

AS A SOPHOMORE (2017-18):

•    Had a solid dual meet with Georgia Tech, placing third in the 1000 freestyle (10:20.50) and fourth in the 500 freestyle (5:06.73).
•    Finished third in the 1000 freestyle (10:23.35) against Ball State and Green Bay.
•    Took fifth in both the 200 freestyle (1:51.78) and the 1650 freestyle (17:14.20) at the Ohio State Winter Invite.
•    Ended the season with second-place finishes in both the 200 freestyle (1:51.65) and the 500 freestyle (5:00.22) at the Boiler-Make-It Invitational.

AS A FRESHMAN (2016-17):

•    Competed in nine meets on the season.
•    Placed fourth in the 1000 freestyle (10:50.25).
•    Won her first collegiate race in the 200 freestyle (1:53.12) against IUPUI and Indiana State.
•    At the Ohio State Winter Invite, placed fifth in the 200 freestyle (1:50.27), sixth in the 500 freestyle (4:54.46), and fifth in the 1650 freestyle (17:04.05) while posting career best times in each event.

PREP & PERSONAL:

•    Graduated from Air Academy High School in USAFA, CO the Spring of 2016.
•    Lettered all four years in swimming and one year in track and field.
•    Named to the CHSAA Academic All-State.
•    Placed 21st in the 200 freestyle and 20th in the 100 butterfly at the Colorado State Championship Qualifier her freshman season.
•    Snagged a 10th-place finish in the 200 Medley Relay, 11th in the 200 freestyle, 11th in the 100 butterfly, and sixth in the 400 freestyle relay at the Colorado State Championships as a sophomore.
•    Broke school record in the 400 freestyle with a time 3:44.31.
•    Named a Pikes Peak Athletic Conference Honorable Mention as a junior and senior.
•    Named team Most Valuable Player as a junior and a senior.
•    Honored to the Pikes Peak Athletic Conference First Team.
•    Placed third in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, and the 400 freestyle relay at the Colorado State Championships her junior season.
•    Helped the 400 freestyle relay team to a school record with a time of 3:40.26.
•    Also helped team to highest finish in school history by placing sixth.
•    Placed third in the 200 freestyle and 500 freestyle at the Colorado State Championships.
•    Assisted her teammates to a third-place finish in the 400 freestyle relay and 10th in the 200 freestyle relay at the Colorado State Championships as a senior.
•    Re-broke both the 200 and 500 freestyle school records.
•    Individual champion in women’s swimming her senior season.
•    Swam for the Colorado Springs Swim team.
•    Team was named a Bronze Medal Club.
•    Vice President of the National Honor Society.
•    Member of the Girl Scouts of America.
•    Letter winner for the chemistry club.
•    Was a team A-Team Leader with Link Crew for Freshman Orientation.
•    Three-time academic letterwinner.
•    Recipient of the United States Marine Corps Scholastic Excellence Award.
•    Full name Samantha Reed Steigerwald.
•    Born in Colorado Springs, Colorado to David and Christine Steigerwald.
•    Mother and father both attended the University of Notre Dame.
•    Mother served as the captain of the Notre Dame Women’s Swim team.