Samantha Henkel
Samantha Henkel
Year: So./So.
Hometown: Arroyo Grande, Calif.
High School: Arroyo Grande HS
Events: Throws
 Indoor Career Bests
Event Outdoor Career Bests 
 39-01.75 at Ed Jacoby Invitational (1/19/19) SP 42-00.75 at UCR Spring Classic (3/23/19)
 --- DIS 130-02 at Causeway Classic (4/26/19)
 53-03.75 at New Mexico Classic (2/1/19) WT/HT 132-01 at Aggie Open (3/9/19)

2019 Seaosn

  • Competed in the shot put, discus and hammer in five meets throughout the outdoor season.
  • Best shot put was 42-00.75 at the UCR Spring Classic. That mark was 6.75 inches beyond her next best distance.
  • Longest distance throw was 130-02 at the Causeway Classic which was nearly three feet past her second best mark.
  • Threw the hammer 132-01 to start the year at the Aggie Open.
  • Indoors, she competed in the shot put and weight throw at the Ed Jacoby Invitational and the New Mexico Classic.
  • Best shot put was 39-01.75 at the Ed Jacoby Invitational.
  • Longest weight throw was 53-03.75 at the New Mexico Classic.

2018 Season

  • Did not compete during the indoor and outdoor seasons.

2017 Season

  • Redshirted during the indoor or outdoor seasons.

High School

  • Graduated from Arroyo Grande HS in 2016.
  • Was the Pac-8 Conference champion in the shot put as a senior with a put of 41-11.00.
  • Also competed in the discus where she was sixth at the Southern Section Div. II finals.
  • Best discus throw was 125-07 in the prelims of the Southern Section meet.
  • As a junior, she was second in the shot put at the Pac-8 Championships.
  • Also played soccer as a goalkeeper.