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  Samantha Zuch
Samantha Zuch

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Napoleon, Ohio

High School:
Napoleon HS

Event:
Free

04/15/2013

Pac-12 Announces Swimming & Diving All-Academic Team

Fifteen Utes are recognized for their scholarship.

03/02/2013

Ute Swimming & Diving Takes Seventh at Pac-12 Women's Championships

Four Utes qualify for NCAA Championships

03/01/2013

Utes Record Two More NCAA Qualifying Times at Pac-12 Championships

Utah improves to seventh place.

02/28/2013

Two Utes Record NCAA Qualifying Times at Pac-12 Championships

Utes in eighth after day two.

02/15/2013

Utah Women's Swimming and Diving Wins Three Straight

Utes top Cougars 157-105.

2013-14 - Team co-captain.

2012-13 - Placed 12th in the 1,650 Free (16:40.15), 22nd in the 200 free (1:49.10, 1:49.07 in prelims) and 27th in the 500 free (4:52.23) at the Pac-12 Championships ... also contributed to the seventh-place finishes of the 200 free relay (1:32.63) and the 400 medley relay teams (3:40.21) and the eighth place 400 free relay (3:23.88) at the Pac-12 Championships ... won the 1,000 free (10.09.22) and the 500 free (4:59.15) and placed fifth in the 100 free (53.66) versus Washington State ... participated in the winning 400 free relay team against WSU with a pool-record time (3:26.59) ... won the 1000 free (10:22.12), the 200 free (1:52.10) and the 500 free (5:03.65) against Denver ... also contributed to the winning 400 free relay (3:31.13) against Oregon State ... was a part of the winning 200 free relay (1:35.33) against Denver ... won the 1,000 free (10:21.68), the 500 free (4:59.32) and the 100 breast (1:05.56) against OSU ... took second in the 1,000 free (10:08.96, season-best time) and the 500 free (4:57.47) at ASU ... first place with the 400 free team (3:26.38) at ASU ... won the 1,000 free (10:28.54), 500 free (5:02.94) and the 200 free (1:51.26) against BYU ... assisted the winning 400 free relay team (3:30.46) against BYU ... took third in the 500 free (4:50.98, season-best time), fourth in the 1,650 free (16:43.90), fifth in the 100 breast (1:04.27. 1:04.19 in prelims) and seventh in the 200 free (1:51.33) at the Purdue Invitational ... part of the third place 200 free relay (1:32.74), the second place 400 medley relay (3:40.66), the third place 800 free relay (7:30.10) and the third place 400 free relay (3:28.09) at the Purdue Invitational ... won the 500 free (4:57.40), took third in the 200 free (1:52.54) and fourth in the 100 breast (1:05.95) against UNLV and part of the second place 400 medley relay team (3:46.84) ... part of the winning 200 medley relay (1:44.13) versus Cal ... won the 500 free (4:57.53) and took third in the 200 free (1:52.69) versus Cal ... placed fourth in the 200 free (1:54.53) and won the 500 free (5:03.82) against USC ... took sixth in the 200 free (1:53.94) and the 500 free (5:04.06) at UCLA ... second with the 400 free relay team (3:31.74) at UCLA.

2011-12 - Ranks second all-time in 500 free (4:48.93), third in 200 free (1:48.80) and fourth in 100 breast (1:02.96) ... earned second team Pac-12 All-Academic ... placed 16th in 500 free (4:50.18), 18th in 200 free (1:48.87) and 19th in 100 breast (1:02.96) at Pac-12 Championships ... also contributed to fourth place 200 free relay team (1:30.69), seventh place 400 free relay (3:20.17) and seventh place 400 medley relay (3:41.33) at Pac-12 Championships ... won 500 free (4:59.08), took second in 200 free (1:51.28) and was first with 200 medley relay (1:43.44) and 400 free relay teams (3:27.13) versus BYU ... took first in 500 free (4:59.41), second in 100 breast (1:05.41) and contributed to second place 200 medley relay (1:46.19) and third place 200 free relay (1:37.58) against OSU and UCLA ... took second in 200 free (1:51.96), second in 500 free (5:04.23) and was a member of first place 400 free relay (3:26.29) and second place 200 medley relay (1:44.68) versus ASU ... contributed to winning 200 free relay (1:33.57), 200 medley relay (1:43.59), 400 medley relay (3:48.49) and 800 free relay (7:26.64) at Incarnate Word Invitational ... also placed fourth in 500 free (5:02.61) and 100 breast (1:05.62), sixth in 200 free (1:53.65) and seventh in 100 free (52.88) at Incarnate Word Invitational ... won 500 free (5:06.32), was runner-up in 200 free (1:52.84) and placed first with 200 medley relay team (1:44.48) at Denver ... won 100 breast (1:05.89) and 500 free (5:07.50) and was a part of winning 200 medley (1:45.01) and 200 free relays (1:36.83) versus UNLV ... won 100 breast (1:04.22) and 500 free (5:06.03) while contributing to the winning 200 medley (1:44.93) and 400 free (3:31.66) relays against WSU ... finished fourth in 100 breast (1:06.56) and 500 free (5:08.78), also was part of runner-up 200 medley relay (1:45.19) versus Cal ... placed second in 500 free (5:04.42), third in 200 free (1:52.71) and was a member of third-place 200 free relay (1:40.74) and second-place 400 medley relay (3:49.97) at Stanford ... won 200 free (1:53.04) and 100 breast (1:04.23), while contributing to winning 200 medley (1:44.90), and 400 medley (3:31.05) relays at IM Shootout.

2010-11 - All-Mountain West Conference in freestyle events ... broke Utah school record and swam personal-best time in 200 medley relay (1:40.42) and 200 free relay (1:31.16) at MWC Championships ... swam third-fastest time in school history and took sixth place in 200 free (1:49.81) at MWC Championship preliminaries ... also swam second-fastest time in school history and placed ninth in 500 free (4:55.55 ) at MWC Championships ... was on first place 200 medley relay (1:43.52) and 400 free relay teams (3:27.13), also finished first in 500 free (5:04.19) versus BYU ... won 200 free (1:51.90), 100 breast (1:05.92) and the 500 free (5:00.64), and was also a part of the winning 200 medley relay team (1:42.96) versus UNLV ... on the first place 200 medley relay team (1:47.23) and the first place 400 free relay (3:35.69), also finished first in 1,650 free (17:49.76) and the 100 breast (1:06.34) versus Air Force ... placed first in the 200 free (1:52.54) and the 500 free (5:02.15), was also on the winning 200 medley (1:42.78) and 400 free relay teams (3:24.63) versus Wyoming ... part of the winning 400 medley relay team (3:51.13) and took first place in the 1000 free (10:33.29) versus TCU ... posted a season-best time and took second place in the 500 free (5:00.98) and was on the winning 200 free relay team (1:34.21) against Arizona State and Oregon State ... contributed to the first place 400 medley relay team (3:51.50) and also the first place 400 free relay team (3:31.74) versus Arkansas ... took first-place in the 1,000 free (10:36.11), 50 free (24.61) and the 100 free (53.10), was also a member of the winning 200 free relay team (1:36.67) against Seattle ... finished first in the 500 free (5:05.23) versus SDSU ... part of ninth-place 200 medley relay (1:43.84) and 13th place 800 free relay (7:36.61) at the Arena Invitational ... won 500 free (5:00.41) and was on the winning 400 free relay team (3:25.75) against Notre Dame ...finished first in 100 breast (1:06.03) and contributed to the winning 400 medley relay (3:48.91) against Denver ... part of the first-place 200 medley relay (1:45.84) and the winning 400 free relay (3:30.52) versus CSU ... member of the winning 200 free relay (1:37.79) at the Freshman-Sophomore meet against BYU ... contributed to the first-place 400 free relay (3:34.98) versus New Mexico.

Prior - Fourteen-time NISCA high school All-American honoring performances in freestyle events ... set Napoleon high school records in 50, 100, 200 and 500 free along with the 100 breast and 200 IM ...also set four Northwest Ohio District meet records ... 2009 and 2010 Ohio state champion in 200 and 500 free ... named Ohio All-State team for second and fourth-place finishes in her freshman and sophomore years ... four-time Greater Buckeye Conference Swimmer of the Year ... named first team all-state in water polo in both her junior and senior years.

Personal - Born on May 24, 1992 ... daughter of Tim and Brenda Zuch ... has three sisters: Katie, Amanda, and Allison ... nickname is Sami ... majoring in parks, recreation, and tourism management.

Top Times
200 Free - 1:48.23
500 Free - 4:43.38
1000 Free - 9:51.55
1650 Free - 16:19.30

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