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Samantha Guenther
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Samantha Guenther 818672
Position: Throws
Year: Senior
Hometown: White Bear Lake, Minn.
High School: Wisconsin-LaCrosse
Major: Occupational Therapy

2014-15 (Junior): A Big Sky Conference Winter and Spring All-Academic Team honoree … Logged a PR in the hammer throw of 165 feet, 1 inch (50.33 meters) at the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Championship ... Placed fourth in the hammer at the Ron Masanz Classic with a throw of 164-0 … Took seventh in the hammer at the Cobber Twilight … Fourth in the hammer at the Marauder Open with a toss of 162-09 (49.60) … Placed fourth in the hammer at the Shamrock Invitational with a throw of 160-04 (48.87) … Earned third letter. 

2013-14 (Sophomore): Earned second letter.

2012-13 (Freshman): Earned 2013 Big Sky Conference Spring All-Academic Team honors in outdoor track … Tied for the ninth-best hammer throw in school history with a mark of 141 feet, 1 inch at the Beach Invitational ... Earned first letter.

Before UND: Spent the 2011-12 season at the University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse ... A 2011 graduate of White Bear Lake High School ... Lettered four times in track as a prep and was named team's field MVP as a junior and senior ... Placed fourth in the discus as a senior at the 2011 state meet ... Placed 12th at the 2009 state meet ... Was named White Bear Lake's Rookie of the Year in 2008 ... Served as a team captain as a senior and junior ... Also lettered four times in basketball and helped lead White Bear Lake to three straight section championships and two conference titles ... Played on White Bear Lake's 2010 state runner-up squad ... Was an all-conference honorable mention and a team captain in 2011 ... Member of the National Honor Society ... Served as White Bear Lake Student Council President in 2010.

Personal: Majoring in occupational therapy and psychology... Daughter of David and Laura Guenther ... Sister, Angie, is a freshman on the track and field team at the University of Minnesota.

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