Samantha Matthews
Samantha Matthews
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Groveland, Mass.
High School: Pentucket Regional

AT SAINT ANSELM

2018: Raced in all six events for the Hawks as a freshman, debuting at the Shacklette Invitational on Sept. 1...Placed 23rd in the field of 74 runners at the Shacklette Invite, logging a 5K time of 21:13...Ran a season-low 5K time of 20:23.3 at the NEICAAA New England Championship on Oct. 6...Ran in the 6K NE10 Championship (24:11.07) and the 6K NCAA Division II East Regional (25:34.80).

PRIOR TO SAINT ANSELM: 2018 graduate of Pentucket Regional HS...Ran both indoor and outdoor track and was a member of the cross country program...A three-time Cape Ann League All-Star selection...Helped the Sachems place 10th at the MIAA EMass D5 Championships and posted a personal-best time of 20:54 at the state championships...Registered a 22nd place finish at the Cape Ann League Championships...National Honor Society...A member of both the Science National Honor Society and the Latin National Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Robert and Beth...Sister of Sydney...Nursing major...Aspires to become a nurse practitioner.