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Samantha Fossum
Position: Freestyle
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Brookings, S.D.
High School: Brookings High School
School Records:
- 500 Freestyle: 4:59.28 (2012 at Summit League Championships Day 2) 
- 800 Freestyle Relay: 7:34.66 (2012 at Summit League Championships Day 1)

Career Bests:
- 1000 Freestyle: 10:18.94 (2012 at Summit League Championships Day 4)
- 1650 Freestyle: 17:09.34 (2012 at Summit League Championships Day 4)

14 Career Wins:
- 50 Freestyle: 25.18 sec. (2012 vs. Iowa Central)
- 200 Freestyle: 1:35.14 (2011 at Green Bay)
- 500 Freestyle: 5:08.81 (2011 at Green Bay)
- 500 Freestyle: 5:10.80 (2011 vs. North Dakota/Western Illinois)
- 500 Freestyle: 5:13.32 (2011 vs. Northern Iowa)
- 800 Freestyle: 9:14.46 (2011 at South Dakota)
- 1000 Freestyle: 10:32.37 (2011 vs. Iowa State)
- 1000 Freestyle: 10:34.59 (2011 vs. Northern Iowa)
- 1000 Freestyle: 10:38.56 (2012 vs. Nebraska-Omaha/Northern Iowa)
- 1650 Freestyle: 17:26.09 (2012 at Minnesota Challenge)
- 200 Freestyle Relay: 1:38.22 (2011 vs. North Dakota/Western Illinois)
- 200 Freestyle Relay: 1:38.64 (2012 vs. Nebraska-Omaha/Northern Iowa)
- 400 Freestyle Relay: 3:42.35 (2011 at Nebraska)
- 400 Freestyle Relay: 3:39.27 (2012 vs. Iowa Central)

2011-12: Won 14 events and part of two school records her freshman year … won the 500 freestyle (5:13.32) and 1,000 freestyle (10:34.59) at Northern Iowa (11/12) … won the 50 freestyle in 25.18 seconds vs. Iowa Central Community College (1/13) … won the 1,650 freestyle (17:26.09) at day two of the Minnesota Challenge (2/4) … part of the school record 800 freestyle relay (7:34.66) on day one of the Summit League Championships (2/15) … broke the school record in the 500 freestyle (4:59.28) on day two (2/16) … swam the second-fastest 1,000 freestyle time in school history (10:18.94) and finished fourth in the 1,650 freestyle with the second-fastest time in school history (17:09.34) on day four (2/18) ... named to All-League Team, Academic All-League Team and named a Distinguished Scholar

Before SDSU: 2011 SD Short Course State Champion in the 200 freestyle, 500 freestyle, 1000 freestyle and the 1650 freestyle ... set record in the 200 freestyle and 1650 freestyle ... part of winning 400 freestyle relay ... majoring in nutrition and health promotion