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 Samantha Lichtner
Samantha Lichtner

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Newark, Del.

High School:
Padua Academy

Height:
5-3

Event:
Distance


2006-2007: Track and Field: Notched seven top-15 finishes, including a career-mark of 2:14.39 in the 800-meter run at the C-USA Indoor Championship which also qualified her for the ECAC Championship ... Also turned in a third-place result at the WCU Invitational 800-meter run (2:16.31)... Cross Country: Participated in all six events, earning two top-10 finishes and two additional top-20 results ... Top finish came at the McAlister's Deli Invitational, a sixth-place finish (19:30).

High School: Named all state in cross country and track all four years... Named to the first-team Catholic Conference three times ... First-team all-county ... Named Athlete of the Week ... Track and Field: Named first-team all-state for four consecutive years ... Four-time first-team Catholic Conference ... Four-time all-county ... Set state record in the 4 X 1600-meter ... Head coach Theresa Marini ... Earned 11 varsity letters ... Named team captain of cross country and track and field senior year.

Personal: Majoring in exercise physiology ... Daughter of Frank and Kim Lichtner ... Has one brother (Erik) ... Received Presidents Award ... Named a Student-Athlete Scholar ... First and Second Academic Honor roll ... Placed in the top-25 in the National French Exam in 2003/2004 year and 2005/2006 year ... Received the Ladies Auxiliary French Award (outstanding performance and highest GPA in French).