- class Sophomore
- High school Louisville
2009-10 (Freshman): Cross Country – Scored in each meet for UK during first season in the Blue and White … At NCAA Southeast Regional, finished as the final scorer on team, completing the 6K course in 22:14 … At SEC Championships, ran at a 6K clip of 22:47 to finish third on the team and 38th overall … Crossed the finish in 34th place overall and as fourth Wildcat at the 5K Greater Louisville Classic, stopping the timer at 18:17.43 … Rounded out UK scorers in 5K Old Timers Classic, ending the race in 18:35.
High School: Placed 15th at the MidEast Cross Country Championships as a senior … Three-time All-State cross country selection as a freshman, sophomore and junior highlighted by two top-10 finishes … Two-time district champion as a senior and freshman … Three-time league champion as the league runner of the year during senior, junior and freshman campaigns … Named cross country MVP in each of her four seasons … Named Stark County Cross Country Runner of the Year as a senior and member of All-County first team each of her four years … Placed fifth overall in 1,600m run at Ohio state championships as a senior … As a freshman finished eighth in the 3,200m run at state championships … Earned district and league championships in both the 1,600m and 3,200m runs as a senior … Regional runner-up in the 1,600m run in her final campaign … Stark County 3,200m champion as a junior … Owns school records in the 1,600m, 3,200m, and 5,000m runs … Four-year letterwinner in cross country and track … Member of regional cross country teams as a senior, sophomore and freshman … Ran on league championship track teams as a senior and junior … Coached by Christine Muniak … Member of swimming team as a senior and played basketball as a freshman … Member of Academic All-State team and recognized on school honor roll … Member of National Honor Society, Key Club, Jo’s Girls and French Club … Volunteered with Making Strides for Breast Cancer.
Personal: Full name is Samantha Lee Norman … Born Oct. 17, 1990 in Canton, Ohio … Parents are David and Kathie Norman … Has one brother, Seth … Major is undecided.