Samantha Rasmussen

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Background

Daughter of Steven and Sandra Rasmussen.

High School

2012 graduate of Melrose High School. State qualifier her freshman, sophomore and junior seasons en route to receiving all-conference honors those three years. Set a conference record in the 500-yard freestyle in 2010 and broke her own record in 2011. Member of Melrose Area High School’s 400-yard freestyle relay school record.

College

2012-2013: Had a successful rookie season for the Minnesota State University, Mankato mavericks. Took 22nd in the 100-yard breaststroke at the Rochester Invite. Swam collegiate best times in the 100 and 200-yard breaststroke, as well as the 200 and 500-yard freestyle at the NSIC Championships

2013-2014: Posted a collegiate best time in the 200 yard freestyle at the Rochester mid season invite. Finished the season strong with a top 16 finish and a personal best time in the 100 yard breaststroke.

2014-2015: Swam more distance freestyle events for the mavericks in her junior season. Posted a personal best time in the 1650 yard freestyle by 22 seconds at the Norther Sun conference championship. Also posted a best time in the 100 yard freestyle at the New South conference championship.

Best Times

Course Event Time Date Meet
scy 500 Free 5:09.48 02/07/14 northern sun conference championship
Rochester, MN
scy 1650 Free 17:49.70 02/21/15 new south conference championship
Cleveland, MS