Samantha Lichtner
Samantha Lichtner


Newark, Del.

High School:
Padua Academy

2008: Participated in four meets with her best 5K time of 19:01 coming at the Conference USA Championship, where she finished in 38th-place ... Came in 14th-place with a time of 19:24 at the ECU Pirate Invitational for her highest finish of the season.

2007: Ran in four of the team's five meets ... Had three top-12 finishes and placed 34th at the Furman Invitational ... Recorded best 5K time of her career, 18:59, at the ECU Pirate Invitational. 2006: Participated in all six events, earning two top-10 finishes and two additional top-20 results ... Top performance was at the McAlister's Deli Invitational, where she came in sixth with a time of 19:30.

High School: Named first-team all-state twice, second-team once and third-team once for cross country ... Earned first-team Catholic Conference three times for cross country and four times for track ... Four-time first-team all-state and all-county honoree for track and field ... Set state record as part of the 4x1,600-meter relay team.

Personal: Academic major is rehabilitation services ... Daughter of Kim and Frank Lichtner ... Has one brother, Erik ... Named a student-athlete scholar ... First and second academic honor roll selection ... Placed in the top 25 in the National French Exam in 2003-04 and 2005-06 school years ... Received the Ladies Auxiliary French Award (outstanding performance and highest GPA in French).