SAN DIEGO STATE 2014-15
Turned in a personal-best time of 54.02 in the 100 butterfly at the Mountain West Championships … That mark ranks as the fourth-fastest in program history …. Also went 2:03.52 in the 200 butterfly at that meet, the ninth-best time ever for an Aztec swimmer … Her 55.69 in the 200 butterfly in the dual meet vs. Pacific on Jan. 24 ranks as the eighth-fastest at the Aztec Aquaplex … Was a member of the 200 freestyle relay team that recorded the sixth-best time for the Aquaplex (1:36.62) during the dual meet vs. Hawai’i on Oct. 24 … Had a season-best time of 23.35 in the 50 freestyle at the conference meet … Member of the Mountain West All-Academic team.
SAN DIEGO STATE 2013-14
Turned in the eight-fastest time in program history (56.08) in the 100 butterfly during the Arena Invitational on Nov. 21 ... Was a member of the 200 medley relay team that recorded the second-best time in school history (1:37.97) on Feb. 19 at the Mountain West Championships ... Earned all-conference honors for that performance ... Had the seventh-fastest time ever at the Aztec Aquaplex in the 100 fly (56.14) in the triple dual meet vs. Colorado State, North Texas and Tulane on Jan. 10 ... Registered one second-place and two third-place finishes in individual events during the season ... Second-place came in the 200 butterfly (2:06.14) on Jan. 10 ... Had a third-place in the 200 fly (2:09.21) on Dec. 30 and was third in the 100 freestyle (53.33) vs. University of San Diego on Jan. 25.
Competed as a varsity swimmer for four years at Red Mountain High School in Mesa, Ariz. ... Coached there by Michael Peterson ... Tabbed as the No. 3 swimmer in Arizona (and No. 85 nationally) by College Swimming.com ... Was a six-time NISCA/Speedo All-American ... Team MVP all four years ... Set three school records including an Arizona state record in the 50 free ... At the 2012 state championship meet she captured second in both the 50 free (23.58) and 100 fly (54.96) ... At the 2011 Arizona 5A High School State Championships she won the 100 fly (55.17) and took second in the 50 free (23.78) ... Her mark in the 50 free was the 10th-fastest time in the state that year ... Best times of 23.21 in the 50 free and 51.87 in the 100 free came at the 2010 state championships ... Top mark of 54.76 in the 100 fly was recorded at the 2013 state meet.
Competed for the Mesa Aquatics club where she holds women's club records in five individual events.
Samantha Guttmacher was born Dec. 10, 1995, in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... Was also recruited by Arizona, Louisiana State and Western Kentucky ... A liberal studies major at San Diego State with career plans to become an elementary school teacher.