Samantha Wentz
Samantha Wentz
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Haddon Heights, N.J.
High School: Haddon Heights
Event(s): Sprints

2014-15: Academic All-OAC... set two personal records at the Capital Classic/Rick Meindl Invite (Feb. 21) in the 200-meter dash (29.23) and in the 400-meter dash (66.55)... placed eigth and recorded a career-best 500-meter run with a time of 1:25.90 at the OAC Indoor Championships (Feb. 27-28)... earned a tenth place finish and raced a time of 1:11.83 in the 400-meter hurdles at the OAC Outdoor Championships

2013-14: Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference … placed 15th in the 400-meter hurdles in a time of 1:24.30 at the OAC Outdoor Championships on April 25-26 at Baldwin Wallace … ran a career-best time of 1:17.24 and placed 18th at the Kenyon Spring Invitational on April 19 … registered personal record times in the 60-meter dash (9.31) and the 300-meter dash (50.07) at the Purple and White Invite on Dec. 7 at the Capital Center

 

2012-13: Academic All-Ohio Athletic Conference … set a personal best in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 12.06 at the OAC Split Meet on Jan. 26 … did not compete during the outdoor season due to injury

2011-12: Ran a career-best 30.59 in the 200-meter dash at the OAC Black Split Meet (outdoor) on March 31 … ran a career-best 1:08.51 in the 400-meter dash at the SPIRE North Coast Open (indoor) on January 21 … ran a career-best 1:32.05 in the 500-meter dash at the Purple and White Invite (indoor) on December 10 … first place finish in the 4x400-meter relay (outside) and 4x400-meter relay (inside)

 

Personal: Majoring in public relations … also a member of the Capital women’s track & field team … parents are Virginia & Lee Wentz … played soccer for coach TJ Ambrose at Haddon Heights High School, where she also competed in track & field … hopes to be an event planner and coordinator … chose Capital because it was the best fit for school, athletics and extra-curricular activities