Samantha Shellem
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
La Verne, Calif.

High School:
Lutheran HS '10

Last College:
California

Height:
5-10

Event:
Free

Major:
Community & Regional Dev.



SELECTED CAREER BESTS:
50 Free: 23.49 (2/21/13)
100 Free: 50.68 (2/23/13)
200 Free: 1:47.46 (2/22/13)
500 Free 4:45.60* (2/21/13)
1000 Free 10:04.98* (2/23/13)
1650 Free 16:48.12 (2/23/13)

*School Record

2012-13: MPSF CHAMPION in the 500 free and 800 free relay... ALL-MPSF FIRST TEAM in the 200 free, 500 free, 1650 free and 800 free relay... ALL-MPSF SECOND TEAM in both free relays... THREE-TIME MPSF ATHLETE OF THE WEEK... (11/7/12, 12/5/12, 1/30/13)... Set two new individual school records in the 500 and 1,000 free, both at the MPSF Championships... Swam the opening legs of the 200 and 800 free relays, squads that set new all-time marks in each event... Both relay records were set at the MPSF Championships... Best times of the season include: 50 free (23.49) and 100 free (50.68), 200 free (1:47.46), 500 free (4:45.60), 1000 free (10:04.98), and 1650 free (16:48.12) at MPSF Championships; 200 back (2:04.52) at Fresno State-UCSB; 200 IM (2:06.71) and 400 IM (4:25.60) at Mizzou Invite.

CALIFORNIA: Competed in 500 free, 200 free, 200 back and 800 free relay at Pac-10 Championships as a freshman in 2011... Season-best times were 4:53.85 in 500 free, 10:17.12 in 1,000 free, 17:12.56 in 1,650 free and 2:02.52 in 200 back.

LUTHERAN HS '10: International competitor for La Mirada Armada... Three-year member of U.S. youth national team, qualified for 2008 Olympic Trials in 200 and 400 free... Placed 8th in 400 free (Stockholm) and 800 free (Berlin) during 2009 FINA World Cup series... Also competed at 2008 U.S. Open (400 free), 2007 Speedo Junior Nationals (200, 400 free), 2007 Pacific Coast All-Star (200 free).

PERSONAL: Born in San Dimas, Calif.... Majoring in community & regional development... Parents are Kenneth & Jill Shellem.