2017 • Freshman Season: Redshirted the 2017 cross country season.
High School: A 2017 graduate of St. Louis Park High School where she competed for coaches Christine Tvrdik, Kelson MacKenzie, and Chris Nordstrom • five-time track & field letterwinner • 12-time all-conference and four-time academic all-conference honoree • helped St. Louis Park to a third-place team finish at the Metro West Conference meet as a senior • conference champion in the 1600m as an eighth grader • received team awards for hardest worker, most inspirational, and perfect attendance • served as team captain • competed for Park Flyers Track & Field in 2017 • owns high school personal bests of 2:18 in the 800m, 5:19 in the 1600m, and 59 seconds in the 400m • four-time letterwinner and two-time all-conference honoree in soccer who served as team captain and helped St. Louis Park to a conference title as a senior.
Personal: Born April 29, 1999 • daughter of Laurie and Todd Baer • has one sibling, Anna • full name is Samantha Leigh Baer • undecided on a major • cousin Danny Baer played college baseball at Princeton • cousin Jack Baer played hockey at Amherst • enjoys soccer and writing • National Honor Society member.
Gophers Hand Out Annual Team Awards
12/11/2017 - W. Cross Country
Madeline Strandemo, Bethany Hasz, and Megan Hasz were named co-MVPs of the Gophers' 2017 season.
B1G Recognizes 95 Gophers For Academics
12/6/2017 - W. Cross Country
Ninety-five University of Minnesota student-athletes have earned Academic All-Big Ten honors, announced Wednesday by the conference office.
2017 Cross Country Season in Review
11/25/2017 - W. Cross Country
Minnesota wrapped up the 2017 cross country season with a 19th-place finish at the NCAA Championship.