Samantha Prouty
Samantha  Prouty

RS Sophomore

White Bear Lake, Minn.

High School:
White Bear Lake HS




Gophers Earn Two Titles at Simpson College

Members of Minnesota's distance corps raced at the Kip Janvrin Open hosted by Simpson College Friday night


Minnesota Wins 11 Titles at Hamline

The Gophers competed locally at the Hamline Women's Twilight meet on Wednesday evening


Gophers Earn Two Third-Place Finishes

Minnesota wrapped up competition at the Raleigh Relays with a pair of third-place finishes in the 800m and 4x800m relay on Saturday


Gophers Kick Off Raleigh Relays

Madeline Strandemo won the 3,000m steeplechase in a meet record time to lead the Gophers on day one at the Raleigh Relays


Records Fall on B1G Day One

Emerald Egwim, Emma Spagnola, and Kimberly Golding all broke Minnesota program records on day one of the B1G Championship


Samantha Prouty

Photos of track & field student-athlete Samantha Prouty


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2017 Season - Indoor: Ran seven races • ran a career-best 2:20.71 in the 800m at the Jack Johnson Classic • ran a career-best 4:58.72 in the mile at the Parents Day Invite • ran a career-best 10:23.36 in the 3,000m at the Minnesota Open • placed 14th in the mile (4:59.63) at the Big Ten Championship.

2017 Season - Outdoor: Ran nine races • ran a career-best 2:18.15 in the 800m at the Hamline Invite • ran a season-best 4:43.77 in the 1,500m at the Raleigh Relays.

2016 Season: Competed unattached, running seven races during the indoor season and five during the outdoor season.

High School: A 2015 graduate of White Bear Lake High School where she ran for former Gopher Patricia Percival and coach Sue Wurl • four-time track & field and three-time cross country letterwinner • led the Bears to a 15th-place team showing at the 2014 Minnesota Class AA State Cross Country Championship in 48th place individually in the team race (15:28.7) • three-time All-Suburban East Conference honoree in cross country • three-time Minnesota Class AA State Track & Field Championship participant, placing eighth in the 4x800m relay as a junior (9:34.00) and 15th in the 1,600m and 14th in the 4x800m relay (9:40.99) as a senior (5:16.95) • two-time All-Suburban East Conference and 2014 all-state honoree on the track • Suburban East Conference champion in the 4x800m relay in 2014 • holds White Bear Lake program record in the 4x800m relay (9:32.06) • owns high school personal-best times of 1:01.80 in the 400m, 2:21.23 in the 800m, 5:16.31 in the 1,600m, 11:40 in the 3,200m and 20:21 in the 5,000m • named White Bear Lake's Most Valuable Athlete in both cross country and track & field.

Personal: Born February 12, 1997 • daughter of Lindsey and Steve Clem • has three siblings, Rachel, Mallory, and Justin • major is Nutrition • enjoys knitting.

Prouty's Indoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:20.71 Jack Johnson Classic (1/28/17)
1,000m 3:04.65 (UA) St. Thomas Showcase (2/12/16)
Mile 4:58.72 Parents Day Invite (2/18/17)
3,000m 10:23.36 Minnesota Open (1/14/17)
Prouty's Outdoor Career Bests (2017 Final)
Event Mark Meet (Date)
800m 2:18.15 Hamline Invite (4/1/17)
1,500m 4:40.07 (UA) Tommie Twilight (5/4/16)


Gophers Begin Outdoor Ranked No. 11

Gophers Begin Outdoor Ranked No. 11

3/20/2018 - W. Track & Field

Minnesota ranks 11th in the nation in the USTFCCCA NCAA Division I National Team Computer Preseason Rankings.

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Shay Nielsen

Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Shay Nielsen

3/20/2018 - W. Track & Field

Get to know Gophers redshirt sophomore Shay Nielsen as Minnesota kicks off the outdoor season.

Gophers Enjoy Spring Break Training

Gophers Enjoy Spring Break Training

3/19/2018 - W. Track & Field

Members of the Gopher women's track & field team spent spring break training in Houston, Texas.

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