Samantha Dehn
Samantha Dehn

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Owatonna, Minn.

High School:
Owatonna

Height:
5-10

Position:
Throws

Experience:
2V

At Wisconsin
2010 -- Outdoor:
Finished third in the invitational portion of the discus (130-1), seventh in the discus (126-7), and 11th in the javelin (81-6) at the Wisconsin Twilight Invitational (5/8) ... won the discus at the Rex Foster Warhawk Open (4/9) with a throw of 136-1

2009 -- Indoor: Placed 11th at the Big Ten Indoor Championships with a personal-best 13.25m (43-5 3/4) in the shot put ... won the Wisconsin Badger Open with a throw of 12.49m (40-11 3/4) in the shot put ... finished third at the Badger Track Classic with a throw of 12.73m (41-9 1/4) in the shot put ... placed 10th in the weight throw at the Wisconsin Elite Invite at 12.20m (40-0 1/2)

2009 -- Outdoor: Finished fifth in the discus at the Musco Twilight Invitational (5/1) with a throw of 132-10 ... finished fourth in the shot put and discus at the Hurricane Invitational (3/21) with throws of 12.34m (40-6) and 42.05m (137-11), respectively ... took fourth in the shot put at 13.54m (44-5 1/4) and fifth in the discus at 42.55m (139-7) at the Jim Duncan Invitational (4/11) ... threw 125-2 (38.16m) in the hammer throw at the Hurricane Invitational (3/21)

2008 -- Indoor: Set a new personal best in the shot put with a third-place throw of 13.98m (45-10 ½) at the UNI Invite ... finished 14th at the Big Ten indoor championship in the shot put at 13.17m (43-2 ½) ... set a personal best in the weight throw at the Panther Open in 13.02m (42-8 ¾), finishing 12th ... placed 20th at the Big Ten indoor championships in the weight throw at 12.31m (40-4 ¾)

2008 -- Outdoor: Set a personal best in the hammer throw at the Iowa Invitational at 128-9

2007: Won the discus at the Charlotte 49er Classic at 143-10 ... finished second in the discus at the Kip Janvrin Open with a throw of 149-5 ... placed sixth in the discus at the Big Ten outdoor championships with a throw of
147-0 ... also finished 14th in the shot put at the Big Ten outdoor meet at 42-5 ½

2006:
Redshirt season

High School
State AA champion in the shot put as a senior ... also placed 11th in the discus ... as a junior, placed fifth in the discus at state ... two-time all-state ... four-time all-conference ... conference champion in shot put and discus as a senior and as a junior ... all-state academic all four years ... Coaches: Ann Christensen, Nikki Keith

Personal
Major is rehabilitation psychology ... parents are Mary Dehn and Bill Dehn ... father played basketball at UW-Oshkosh for four years ... has two brothers, Rob and Casey, both are members of the UW men's track team

Personal Bests
Indoor Outdoor
Shot Put 45-10 1/2 (13.98m) 2-2-08 Shot Put 44-5 1/4 (13.02m) 4-11-09
Weight Throw 42-8 3/4 1-19-08 Hammer 128-9 (39.24m) 4-19-08
Discus 142-10 (42.84m) 3-17-07
Javelin 81-6 (24.84m) 5-8-10

At the Big Ten Championships
2009 - Indoor
Shot Put 11th (43-5 3/4 (13.25m))

2009 - Outdoor
Shot Put 15th (41-10 (12.75m))
Discus 11th (137-10 (42.01m))

2008 - Indoor
Shot Put 14th (43-2 1/2 (13.17m))
Weight Throw 20th (40-4 3/4 (12.31m))

2008 - Outdoor
Shot Put -- Foul
Discus 20th (105-6 (32.16m))

ON WISCONSIN
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