Women's Swimming

 

  Samantha Taylor
Samantha Taylor

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Hanover, Mass.

High School:
Hanover High School

Height:
5-2

Event:
Fly/Back

Birthdate:
07/03/1993


2012-13 (Sophomore): Did not compete at the Atlantic 10 Championships (2/20-23) ... Took first in the 200 Freestyle Relay (1:45.30) and competed in the 100 Butterfly (1:05.18) and 100 Backstroke (1:06.79) at Fordham (2/2) ... Swam in the 100 Butterfly (1:05.03) and 100 Backstroke (1:06.39) at the Upper Valley Invitational (1/25-26) ... Against Bryant (1/19), placed sixth in the 100 Backstroke (1:05.65) and swam in the 100 Butterfly (1:03.94) ... Participated in the 50 Freestyle (26.81) and 100 Butterfly (1:03.18) at Northeastern (12/1) ... Competed in the 200 Freestyle (1:42.02), 100 Butterfly (1:01.80), 50 Freestyle (26.40), 100 Freestyle (56.68), and 100 Backstroke (1:03.70) at the Terrier Invitational (11/16-18) ... Swam in the 100 Butterfly (1:03.89), 50 Freestyle (26.28), and 100 Backstroke at Brown (11/10) ... Participated in the 100 Butterfly (1:05.78), 50 Freestyle (26.80), 100 Backstroke (1:06.70), and 100 Freestyle (1:00.12) at Binghamton (11/3) ... Swam in the 100 Butterfly (1:04.04) and 200 Butterfly (2:24.03) versus Army (10/19) ... Took part in the 200 Freestyle (2:06.24) and 100 Butterfly (1:03.78) at Boston University (10/13).

2011-12 (Freshman): Participated in the 50 free (26.28) against Fordham (2/4) ... Took sixth in the 50 backstroke (30.05) against Bryant (1/20) ... Finished eleventh in the 100 fly (1:03.59) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/13-14) ... Took sixth in the 50 fly (28.99) against Northeastern (12/3) ... Participated in the 100 fly, 100 back and 100 free at the Terrier Invitational (11/18-20) ... Took eighth in the 100 fly (1:04.65) against Binghamton (11/4) ... Finished eighth in the 100 fly (1:02.47) against Army (10/22) ... Assisted the 200 yard medley relay team to a fifth place finish (1:55.33) and helped the 400 yard freestyle relay team to a sixth place finish (3:58.78), Also participated in the 200 yard butterfly (2:19.93) and the 100 yard butterfly (1:02.69) at Boston University (10/15).

Before UMass: Four time letter winner for Barbara Toohey of Hanover High School... Named to the All-Star Team sophomore, junior, and senior year... Champion at the Baystate Games as a junior... Also a four time letter winner in lacrosse and a two time all-star junior and senior year.

Personal: Samantha Maria Taylor ... Born July 3, 1993 ... Daughter of Joseph and Elizabeth Taylor ... Sister of Emily Taylor ... Most admires her mother Elizabeth for her never ending support ... Also admires Michael Phelps for his hard work and team spirit ... Enjoys lacrosse, working out, babysitting, and crafts ... Currently a Biology major and a Pre-Med minor with hopes of going to medical school after college.

Career Best Times
Event (School Record Rank) Time Date
50 Freesytle :26.05 11/16/2012
100 Freestyle :56.68 11/16/2012
200 Freestyle 2:06.24 10/13/2012
100 Backstroke 1:03.16 11/10/2012
100 Butterfly 1:00.75 2/4/2012
200 Butterfly 2:19.93 10/15/2011


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