Samantha Levin

Samantha Levin

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

High School:
Ladue Horton Watkins H.S.

Last College:
LSU

Height:
5-5

While at LSU
-Did not compete in 2012 season

Prior to College
-One of the most prolific middle distance recruits at the prep level for the Class of 2011
-The Missouri Class 4A Outdoor State Track & Field Championships meet-record holder in the 800-meter run after clocking a personal best of 2:06.74 to win her third-straight state title in the event during her senior season in 2011
-Swept 800-meter national titles during her senior season at the AAU Junior Olympic Games (2:07.06) and USATF National Junior Olympic Championships (2:08.23) in 2011
-Her winning time of 2:07.06 at the AAU Junior Olympics broke the 31-year-old meet record of 2:08.2h set by Regina Jacobs in Los Angeles in 1980
-Also captured USATF Junior Olympics gold medals for Gateway City United Track Club in the 4x400-meter relay and 4x800-meter relay in 2011
-Ran 2:07.35 to take home a bronze medal in the 800M at the 2011 USA Junior Outdoor Track & Field Championships
-Won a bronze medal for the United States in the two-lap race at the 2011 Pan American Junior Championships with her time of 2:07.68
-Set a lifetime PR of 54.46 in the 400-meter dash during the 2011 outdoor season
-Won four gold medals in the young women's division while competing with the St. Louis Lightning Track Club at the 2010 USATF Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships
-Swept middle distance gold medals in the 800 meters and 1,500 meters at the 2010 USATF Youth Outdoor Championships
-Clocked 2:09.27 in the 800-meter final and a personal best of 4:39.80 in the 1,500-meter final to win two individual gold medals for the St. Louis Lightning in addition to gold medals in the 4x400 and 4x800 relays at the USATF Youth Outdoor Championships
-Her performance helped the St. Louis Lightning win the team national championship at the 2010 USATF Youth Outdoor Championships
-Won a total of six Missouri Class 4A state titles during her prep career at Ladue High School
-A three-time Missouri Class 4A state champion in the 800M, including her meet-record performance of 2:06.74 as a senior in 2011
-Helped lead Ladue Horton Watkins High School to three-straight Class 4A state titles in the 4x400-meter relay from 2009-11
-Anchored Ladue's mile relay to a Missouri Class 4A state meet record of 3:48.00 in her prep finale

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