Samantha DeSouza
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Sebago, Maine
High School: Lake Region
Major: Sports Media

Before Franklin Pierce: Four-year letterwinner in both indoor and outdoor track & field, as well as a three-year letterwinner in cross country at Lake Region High School (Maine)...Four-time All-League selection in outdoor...Finished third at the state level in the indoor shot put in her junior and senior seasons...Outdoor team MVP as a sophomore and a senior...League champion in outdoor discuss and shot put as a senior...Added four other top-five state finishes in her outdoor career...Named league's Outstanding Field Athlete as a senior in outdoor.

Personal: Daughter of Cathy DeSouza...A sports media major...Has two older brothers, Kyle and Jacob.