UNC Cross Country Bio
 Sami Jorgensen
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Personal Records:

XC 5K - 17:39 • XC 6K - 21:19 • 1,500 - 4:50 • 3,000 - 9:59 • Steeplechase - 10:57.84

Sophomore: Ran a season-best 10:04.25 in the indoor 3,000 at the Gene Anderson Invitational • Competed in six races for the Tar Heels during the cross country season • Raced personal bests in the 5K at the Notre Dame Invitational and in the 6K at the Wisconsin Invitational • Had a season-best finish of fourth at the Covered Bridge Open in Boone, N.C. • Did not compete during the outdoor season • Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll for the second time in her career.

Freshman: Did not compete in the 2011 cross country season or the 2012 indoor season • Competed in the 1,500, 3,000 and the 3,000 Steeplechase during the outdoor season • Set a best mark in the steeple at the ACC Outdoor Championships.

Prep: A 2011 New Balance Outdoor All-America in track • Played field hockey and ice hockey in addition to running track and cross country • Two-time state champion in 2,000-meter steeplechase • Earned All-League, All- County, All-Section, All-State and Athlete of the Month honors in both winter and spring track as well as All-America honors in spring track and the steeplechase at the New Balance Outdoor National meet • Earned All-League, All- County, Golden Dozen and Athlete of the Month honors in field hockey • Finished third in her graduating class at Pawling High School and earned high honor roll • Participated in Peer Leadership.

Personal: Samantha Taylor Jorgensen has two brothers and is the daughter of Gina and Van Jorgensen • One brother runs cross country at SUNY Genseo and her other brother plays high school lacrosse and ice hockey at Trinity Pawling • Member of the Carolina Leadership Academy • Born March 13, 1993.


Year: Junior
Hometown: Pawling, N.Y.
High School: Pawling High School
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