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Samantha Butz


Fort Wayne, Ind.

High School:



2013-14 (Fr.): Oklahoma Baptist: Finished second in the 100-breast with a time of 1:01.34 ... Houston: Helped a 200-medley relay team to a sixth place finish (Schauwecker, Jensen, Gutschenritter; 2:00.63) ... Finished eighth in the 100-fly (1:03.06) ... Rice: Was part of a fifth place 200-medley relay team (Newman, Balke, Farrar; 1:55.20) ... Also finished sixth in the 200-fly (2:16.24) and seventh in the 100-fly (1:03.06).

Prior to SMU:Attended Fort Wayne Carroll High School ... Earned four letters in swimming ... Was a three year state swimmer and senior captain ... Was a member of the National Honor Society and named Graphic Design Student of the Year on two occasions ... Swam for Northwest Aquatic Club.

Personal: Anticipated advertising and fashion media major ... Daughter of Mary and James Butz ... Has one brother and one sister ... Chose SMU because of the campus, academics and people ... Lists her favorite place to compete as IUPUI ... Enjoys Pinterest crafts ... Missy Franklin is listed as her favorite athlete.