2015-16 Women's Track & Field
Amanda Anderson Distance
Courtney Anderson Distance
Nikki Anderson Sprinter, Hurdles
Jane Austin Distance
Phillie Josephine Bacon Distance
Morgan Beattie Mid-Distance, Distance
Christa Benson Multi/Hurdles
Ciara Brewster Thrower
Kaitlyn Christianson Thrower
Nicole Crummy Mid-Distance
Jolynne Denman Distance
Taylor Drury Multi
Regan Grube Thrower
Autumn Huju Distance
Maria Jensen Mid-Distance
Madison Kealy Distance
Tori Lauderbaugh Jumper
Sara Melom Sprinter, Jumper
Chloe Miller Hurdles
Marissa Morgenstern Hurdles
Molly O'Neil Thrower
Sarone Paulzine Distance
Emily Rapp Multi/Hurdles
Andrea Rupp Distance
Carli Schwint Jumper
Emeline Sevila Multi/Hurdles
Samara Tobeck Thrower
Samantha Velde Thrower
Taylor Wutzke Sprinter
Full Roster
Samantha Velde

Samantha Velde

YEAR Junior
EVENTS Thrower
HOMETOWN Fergus Falls, Minn.
PREVIOUS SCHOOL Kennedy Secondary

2015-16 (Junior): Set indoor personal-best shot put and weight throws... Had two runner-up weight throw finishes at the Twin Ports Invite (1/23/16) and the Yellowjacket Open (2/13/16)... Was named to the 2015-16 Winter NSIC All-Academic Team... Set the BSU Outdoor Hammer Throw record at the Holst Invitational (4/16/16) with a toss of 153-10.

2014-15 (Sophomore): Set personal-bests in the outdoor discus, hammer and javelin throws.

2013-14 (Freshman): Competed in several throwing events including the shot put, discus, hammer, weight throw, and javelin.

Prior to BSU: A 2013 graduate of Kennedy Secondary School... Received four letters each in tennis and track and field for the Otters.

Personal: Daughter of Thomas and Sarah Velde... Born May 23, 1995... Studying music educaion at BSU.

Indoor Career Bests:
Shot Put:
34-5 at Super 8 Open (1/16/16)

Weight Throw: 45-6.5 at Yellowjacket Open (2/13/16)

Outdoor Career Bests:
123-1 at Al Cassell Relays (4/25/15)

Hammer: 153-10 at Holst Invitational (4/16/16) (BSU Record)

Javelin: 118-9 at Northern Sun Conference Meet (5/9/15)