Samantha Noland
Samantha Noland
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dearborn, Mich.

High School:
Dearborn HS

Height:
5-8

Event:
Butterfly/Relays

Experience:
3L

2007-08 (Junior): Set new personal bests in both the 100 and 200 butterfly ... Swam a lifetime-best 2:09.86 in the 200-yard butterfly against Vanderbilt ... Swam her collegiate-best 1:00.08 in the 100 butterfly at the Miami Invitational ... Ranks 10th in Marshall history in the 100 fly and fourth in the 200.

2006-07 (Sophomore): Finished sixth in the 200-yard butterfly against Xavier ... Was sixth in the 200-yard fly in the Radford duel meet ... Recorded three season-best marks at the C-USA Championships with time 1:00.80 in the 100-yard butterfly, 2:14.40 in the 200-yard butterfly and 2:16.22 in the 200 IM.

2005-06 (Freshman): Finished second in her first collegiate event in the 100-yard butterfly at Radford, behind fellow freshman Kayla Truswell...Posted a second-place finish in the 200-yard butterfly at Duquesne with a time of 2:13.41...Recorded a season-best time of 1:00.64 in the 100-yard butterfly at East Carolina, finishing eighth...Later recorded a second season-best time, touching the wall at 2:13.87 in the 200-yard IM at ECU to finish fifth...Finished fourth in the 200-yard butterfly against WVU, posting a season-best time of 2:13.25...Touched the wall with a season-best time of 4:40.18 in the 400-yard IM against Akron, finishing second behind Truswell...Posted a season-best time of 1:00.58 in the 100-yard butterfly prelims at the C-USA Championships...Finished 12th in the 200-yard butterfly finals at the C-USA Championships with a season-best time of 2:10.96.

High School: Was a four-year letterwinner at Dearborn HS...Was the Team MVP for three years...Named to the All-State team three times...Holds the school record in the 100-yard butterfly...Was an All-Conference selection all four years.

Personal: Born on March 18, 1987, in Dearborn, Mich...Daughter of Richard and Susan Noland...Majoring in biology...Was a member of the Spanish Club and Students Against Drunk Driving (S.A.D.D.) in high school...Cousin Katherine Noland was a member of the LSU swim team.