Sam Rivard

Living to the Fullest
Oak Grove, MN University of Minnesota-Duluth Oak Grove, MN

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Sam Rivard

Born and raised outside the Twin Cities, Sam attended St. Francis High School in St. Francis, Minnesota where she was a three sport athlete, competing in cross country, track, and soccer. After high school, Samantha chose to stick to her Minnesotan roots, and transitioned to University of Minnesota, Duluth where she found success early, bringing home the DII National Championship in the Indoor 1600m in her first year with the Bulldogs. She would eventually tally up 5 DII NCAA All-American honors. Though the honors were…

About Sam

  • Favorite foods: Seafood
  • Hobbies: Reading, Writing, Getting lost in the PNW
  • Favorite movie: Wedding Crashers
  • Dream vacation: Backpacking through Europe
  • Favorite place to compete: Anywhere where the sun in shining
  • Favorite holiday: St.Patricks Day
  • Warm up song: I like to mix it up but lately Slim Shady
  • After competition indulgence: Ice cold beer and froyo

“The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experience.”

UMD Bulldogs - Samantha Rivard Interview "I’d like to be pimps from Oakland or cowboys from Arizona but it’s not Halloween."