Samantha Shelton
Samantha Shelton
Year: Freshman
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
High School: Santa Margarita Catholic (Calif.)
Position: Freestyle/Backstroke/IM

Freshman - 2018-19
NCAA Championships qualifier in the 200 free, 200 back and 200 IM ... First-team all-Ivy League in the 200 free, 200 back, 200 IM, 400 free relay and 800 free relay ... Second-team all-Ivy League in the 200 free relay and 400 medley relay ... Earned the Ivy League Co-High Point Award after winning three events at the Ivy League Championships ... Set the program record in the 200 back (1:54.01) at the Ivy meet ... Turned in the second-fastest 200 free time in school history (1:45.15 - Ivy League Championships) ... Swam the third-best 200 IM in program history (1:58.45) at the Ivy League meet ... Turned in the fourth-fastest 100 free time of the season (50.83) and the sixth-best 100 back (56.47) at Cornell/vs. Dartmouth (50.83) ... Ranked fifth on the team in the 200 fly (2:03.97 - Hall of Fame Invitational) and 400 IM (4:25.11 - at UCLA/vs. San Diego) ... Finished seventh on the team in the 50 free (23.95 - at UCLA/vs. San Diego) ... Part of the 400 free relay that set the school record (3:15.47) at the Ivy meet ... Was the anchor leg on the third-fastest 400 medley relay team in school history (3:38.58 - Ivy League Championships) ... Swam the third leg on the third-best 200 free relay in program history (1:30.80 - Ivy League Championships) ... Was on the second- (7:06.98 - Ivy League Championships) and fourth-best (7:09.84 - Hall of Fame Invitational) 800 free relays in school history.

Before Harvard
Two-time Orange County Female Swimmer of the Year (2016, 2017) … Three-time Trinity League Swimmer of the Year (2015, 2016, 2018) … Santa Margarita Catholic Rookie of the Year (2015) … Santa Margarita Swimmer of the Year (2016, 2017) … Two-time CIF champion in 200 freestyle (2016, 2017) … CIF champion in the 100 butterfly (2016), and 100 backstroke (2017) … Broke National Independent High School record in the 400 freestyle relay (2017) … Daughter of Vanessa and Richard Powers.