Baylor's men finished 13th of 32 teams at the Chile Pepper Festival
2011 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country) 2010 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (cross country) 2010 Academic All-Big 12 First Team (track) 2010 USTFCCCA All-Academic Team
2011 Track: Competed in two meets indoors, placing third in 3,000 meters with time of 9:58.59 at Razorback Invitational and 16th in championship section of 5,000 meters at New Balance Invitational with time of 17:20.27...Had season-best finish of second outdoors in 3,000 meters at TCU Invitational with time of 10:05.78...Finished 14th at Big 12 Outdoor Championship in 10,000 meters with time of 36:06.70...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll
2010 Cross Country: Competed in five events with two top-40 finishes...Placed 35th at NCAA South Central Regional with season-best six-kilometer time of 21:33.2...Finished 79th at Big 12 Championships...Had season-high ninth-place finish at Bear Twilight Invitational, helping Baylor to team title.
2010 Track: Placed season-best second at season-opening Reveille Invitational in 5,000 meters with time of 17:59.07...Finished sixth outdoors at Drake Relays with season-best 5,000-meter time of 16:27.58...Recorded season-best 10,000-meter time of 34:56.90, placing 11th at Stanford Invitational...Earned Academic All-Big 12 and USTFCCCA All-Academic team honors...Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and fall Baylor Dean's List.
2009 Cross Country: Competed in three events during season with one top-10 finish...Placed eighth at Ken Garland Invitational with time of 18:44.0...Finished 25th at Bear Twilight Invitational, clocking time of 15:32.4... Earned Academic All-Big 12 first team honors... Named to fall and spring Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll and fall Baylor Dean's List.
2009 Track: NCAA regional qualifier in 5,000 meters...Clocked a season-best time of 16:48.48 to finish fifth at Drake Relays...Took 14th overall at Big 12 Outdoor Championships with time of 17:26.79...Finished third at Dr Pepper Invitational with time of 10:07.91 over 3,000 meters...Finished fifth in 1,500 meters with season-best time of 4:40.27 at Michael Johnson Classic...Did not compete during indoor season.
2008 Cross Country: Competed in three meets for Baylor, including 13th-place showing in junior varsity race at Paul Short Invitational...Finished 25th overall at Texas A&M Invitational with time of 18:19.78...Took 68th at Chile Pepper Festival, clocking 22:25.22 over 6,000 meters.
High School: Four-year letterwinner in cross country and three-year letterwinner in track for head coach Missy Siemers at Turpin High School in Cincinnati, Ohio...Led cross country and track teams to second-place league finishes...Track team captured league championship as junior...As senior, led cross country team to second-place showing at district meet and seventh-place finish at state meet...Team finished eighth at state meet as junior...Named to all-conference first-team in cross country as junior and senior...Also earned first-team all-conference honors in track as senior...Named Papa John's athlete of the week as senior...Was individual league and district cross country champion as senior...Finished as an All-Ohio runner at state championships as senior...Member of overall champion Team Ohio at Mideast Race of Champions...Member of the National Honor Society and recipient of All-Spartan Academic Award...Graduated with 3.9 cumulative grade-point-average...Named math student of the quarter...Volunteered with People Working Cooperatively and Anthony Munoz Foundation...Holds personal bests of 5:13 in 1,600 meters, 11:16 in 3,200 meters and 18:23 over five-kilometer cross country course.
Personal: Full name is Samantha Nicole Patty...Born Aug. 2, 1990, in Cincinnati, Ohio...Daughter of Mike and Tricia Patty...Has a younger sister, Emma, and two younger brothers, Max and Andrew...Majoring in nutrition.