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Samantha Little
Samantha Little

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mansfield, Texas

High School:
Mansfield Legacy

Height:
5-11

Position:
Throws

Birthdate:
07/20/1992


06/26/2013

Fifty-three student-athletes earn WAC All-Academic honors

Recognition is for spring sports, plus freshmen and transfers for the 2012-13 academic year.

04/19/2013

WAC announces All-Academic honors for winter sports

Sixteen student-athletes from UT Arlington earned WAC All-Academic honors.

04/15/2013

Forty-seven student-athletes honored for academic achievement

26 named Super Scholar-Athletes, 21 tabbed Scholar-Athletes

04/06/2013

T&F: UTA shows its strength at Texas State Invitational

Smith sets a school record in the 400 meters

03/30/2013

T&F: Mavs wrap up stay at Texas Relays

Reynolds, Ellison and Little compete on Saturday

AT UT ARLINGTON
Indoor Highlights:
2013
• Posted the third-best weight throw in school history (47-03.50) at the Varsity Apartments Invitational.
• Placed 13th at the WAC Championships in the shot put with a season-best throw of 41-09.75.
• Had top-10 finishes in both the weight throw and shot put at the Varsity Apartments Invitational and the J.D. Martin Invitational.

2012
• Placed 11th in the shot put and 17th in the weight throw at the SLC Indoor Championships.
• Had a season-best weight throw of 13.64m to place sixth at the J.D. Martin Invitational.

2011
• Came in sixth in the shot put with a distance of 12.18 meters at the Varsity Apartments Shocker Quad.

Outdoor Highlights:
2013
• Was a second-team All-WAC performer in the discus after placing fifth (152-11).
• Owns the third-longest discus throw in school history (154-06), achieved at the Bobcat Invitational.
• Was the runner up in the shot put at the Texas State Invitational (41-02.00).
• Had a season-best heave of 42-11.00 in the shot put at the Bobby Lane Invitational.

2012
• Placed third in the discus at the Southland Conference Championships with a throw of 44.52m.
• Had a season-best discus toss of 46.94m at the Bobby Lane Invitational.
• Also participated in the shot put at the SLC Championships.

2011
• Competed in the hammer throw, shot put and discus at the SLC Outdoor Championships.
• Placed fifth in the hammer with a distance of 39.18 meters at the Horned Frog Invitational.
• Came in third in the discus at the Horned Frog Invitational with a distance of 43.65 meters.

HIGH SCHOOL
• Was a three-time Legacy Field Athlete of the Year.
• Was a Class 5A regional qualifier once and was a two-time 4A regional qualifier.
• Qualified for USATF Junior Olympics three times.
• Career-bests included 140-08 in the discus and 39-0.75 in the shot put.

PERSONAL
• Born June 20, 1992, in San Antonio, Texas.
• Is the daughter of Ray and Imelda Little.
• Graduated summa cum laude from high school.
• Majoring in chemistry.

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