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Women's Swimming

Samantha Wagner
Samantha  Wagner


Marion, Iowa

High School:



Hawkeyes Coach for College

2 UI student-athletes set to teach & coach in Vietnam this summer


12 Events, 12 Wins on Senior Night

Hawkeyes down Western Illinois, 137-60

2015-16 -- Had season-bests of 249.05 (1-meter) and 234.75 (3-meter)... 3-meter score was a career-best... recipient of the Alison Pennington Haddon Strength of Character Award… Academic All-Big Ten selection… named to UI’s Dean’s List in both the fall and spring semesters.

2014-15 -- Participated in six meets from the 1-meter in 2015... dove to a pair of top-10 finishes... named Academic All-Big Ten... Dean's List honoree during spring semester... letterwinner.

2013-14 -- Recorded a collegiate-best and NCAA Zone Diving Standard in the 1-meter springboard (265.50) against Western Illinois... posted collegiate-best on the 3-meter springboard (208.12) at Iowa State... registered one top-five finish... academic All-Big Ten... letterwinner.

2012-13 -- Posted collegiate best scores in the 1-meter (241.50) and 3-meter (207.53) vs. Western Illinois... letterwinner.

High School -- Three-time first team all-metro selection... first team all-conference as a senior... named the KCRG-TV9 Athlete of the Week on Sept. 2, 2011... two-time recipient of her team's "Most Valuable Athlete"... finished seventh at the state meet as a senior, ninth as a junior, 14th as a sophomore and 11th as a freshman... three-time regional champion... placed second at conference as a junior before winning the MVC title as a senior... holds school records in the six (262.80) and 11 (418.11) dives... completed in gymnastics for 10 years, where he was an all-around state champion and a regional qualifier... National Honor Society... coached by Meghan Sievertsen.

Personal -- Born Sept. 26, 1993 in Gillette, Wyoming... daughter of Nick and Mandie Wagner... father is an Iowa State Representative... has a younger brother, Grant... majoring in biomedical engineering.

Wagner's Collegiate Bests
Event Time Meet Date
1-meter 265.60 Western Illinois 2/7/14
3-meter 234.75 at Purdue 11/6/15

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