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  Samantha Gaffney
Samantha Gaffney

Player Profile

Salt Lake City

High School:
Judge Memorial

Last College:



At Utah
Sophomore (2008):
Set a personal best at the NCAA Pre-Nationals Meet with a time of 22:54 ... crossed the line in 23:11 for 18th-place overall at the Mountain West Conference Championships ... finished Utah State's three-mile course in 15:54.9.

At Washington
Freshman (2007): Medical redshirt due to injury.

Red-shirt (2006):
Redshirted to preserve a year of eligibility.

High School:
Swept 3A state cross country titles all four years, making her the second person in state history to accomplish the feat ... set 3A state cross country meet record of 18:22 for 5,000m in 2005 ... also won four state track titles, and led the Sandy girls' team to three high school state track crowns ... captured state 1,600m honors in 2003 and 2005, and won 3200m crowns in 2003 and 2004 ... placed second in the 3200m at the 2005 state meet ... overcame injury to finish fifth in the 3,200m at state as a senior ... a seven-time all-state honoree ... named state 3A Cross Country Athlete of the Year in all four seasons ... ran 14th at the Footlocker West Regional cross country meet in 2005 ... was second at the 2005 Stanford Cross Country Invitational ... placed 14th in the 3200m at the 2005 Golden West Games, and was eighth in the two-mile run at the 2005 Arcadia Invitational.

Daughter of Lorrie and David Gaffney ... majoring in Health Promotion and Education with plans to attend medical school ... born March 14, 1988.

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