Samantha DeGroff
    Samantha DeGroff

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Berlin, Conn.

    High School:
    Berlin

    Event:
    Freestyle/Backstroke

    Birthdate:
    01/12/1992


    11/14/2012

    Women's Swimming And Diving Falls To Rhode Island

    Kelly O'Neill won the 100m and 200m backstroke in the loss.

    11/03/2012

    Swimming And Diving Falls To Seton Hall

    Senior Allie Black met the NCAA Zone Qualifying Standards.

    02/16/2012

    Providence College Swimming Competes At The BIG EAST Championships

    Day two of the BIG EAST Swimming Championships included the 500y freestyle, 50y freestyle, and the 200y IM.

    02/15/2012

    Providence College Swimming Competes At The BIG EAST Championships

    Schlich, Mullany, DeGroff, and O'Neill combine to break the school record for the 800y Freestyle Relay.

    02/05/2012

    Providence College Swimming and Diving Swept By Boston College

    Freshman John Fatigati broke the school record for the 200 IM in the loss.

    As a Junior: Scored 10.00 points ... Swam a personal-best 1:02.60 in the 100y backstroke at the Harold Anderson Invitational ... Earned a third-place finish in the 100m backstroke (1:14.54) in a win over Brandeis ... Did not compete during the second semester while studying abroad ... Currently has 197.25 career points. As a Sophomore: Scored 48.50 points...Swam the fifth-fastest 100y freestyle (56.16) and 100y backstroke (1:01.73) on the team as well as the fourth-fastest 50y backstroke (30.86)... Member of both the 200y freestyle relay (1:37.15) and 800y freestyle relay (7:42.40) teams which set school records at the BIG EAST Championships...Also qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100y backstroke and the 100y freestyle...Currently has 164.25 career points... As a Freshman: Scored 118.50 points...Saw first action on October 15, 2010 against Lehigh...Swam the first leg for both the 200m (1:54.64) and 400m (4:12.52) free relay teams that posted the Friars' season-best times...Earned two individual and five relay first-place finishes...Qualified for and competed in the 800y free relay, 50y free, 200y free relay, 100y back, 100y free and 400y free relay at the BIG EAST Championships.

    High School: Earned four varsity letters in swimming and three in softball...Captained the swim team during her senior year and the softball team during her junior and senior years...Earned All-Conference honors each year...Named to the All-Herald Team (2009, 2010) and team MVP (2010)...Earned High Honors during her junior and senior years...Named All-Academic Athlete (2008, 2009, 2010).

    Personal: Born January 12, 1992...Daughter of Rick and Nancy DeGroff...Has two siblings, Ryan, a student at Plymouth State, and Olivia...Her mother was an All-American swimmer at Manhattanville...Marketing major.

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