Samantha

Hedrick

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Freestyle/Butterfly
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Pella, Iowa
High School: Newton
Major: Management

Bio

Honors & Awards

  • One Letter (2017)
  • CSCAA Scholar All-American (HM, 2017)
  • Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll (Spring 2017)
  • Herman Team GPA Award (2017)
  • Tom Osborne Citizenship Team (2017)

2016-17 (Freshman)
Samantha Hedrick made her debut with 10 top-five finishes, including one victory and two second-place showings as a freshman for the Huskers. She was part of the 400-yard medley relay (Julia RollerHedrickAllie Worrall and Erin Oeltjen) that earned a No. 50 national ranking from CollegeSwimming.com (3:39.56). Hedrick set five career bests with three of them coming at the 2017 Big Ten Championships, where took 33rd in the 200-yard freestyle (1:49.05). She also competed in the 100 free (50.31) and the 100 fly (54.48). An outstanding contributor in the community, Hedrick earned a spot on the 2017 Tom Osborne Citizenship Team. She was also a member of the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2017.

Previous
Hedrick helped Newton High School and Coach Sarah Patterson to four straight North Central Conference championships. Hedrick captured all-district honors in the 50 free, 100 free, 200 free, 100 fly and the medley relay. She was also an all-district honoree all four of her high school seasons in the 200 free relay and 400 free relay. In 2015, Hedrick made the All-Iowa Elite Team and the Senior Scholastic Team. In both 2014 and 2015, Hedrick made the USA Swimming Scholastic All-America Team. Hedrick was a first-team all-state performer in the 100 butterfly and 200 freestyle. She also earned second-team all-state honors in the 100 fly. She excelled in the pool and the classroom, earning honor roll recognition throughout her career at Newton High School.

Personal
The daughter of Jennie Hedrick-Rozenberg and Daniel Adams, Samantha was born June 30, 1998 in Pella, Iowa. Samantha has a younger sister, Macie, and younger brother, Joseph. Samantha is management major and earned a spot on the Nebraska Scholar-Athlete Honor Roll in the spring of 2017. She was an honorable-mention CSCAA All-America Scholar in 2017. She earned a spot on the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team in 2017. She chose Nebraska over Iowa.

Career-Best Times

Event Time Meet (Date)
50 Free 24.30 Kansas Classic (2016)
100 Free 50.31 Big Ten Championships (2017)
100 Fly 54.48 Big Ten Championships (2017)
200 Fly 2:13.35 South Dakota State (2016)

 

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