Samantha Slight Athlete Profile | The Official Site of BYU Athletics

Samantha Slight Athlete Profile

Samantha Slight

Samantha Slight
Position: Distance Height: 5-5 Roster Years: 2006-2007 Hometown: Cody, WY


  • Born in August 1986 in Biloxi, Mississippi
  • Parents are Kim and Rochelle Slight
  • Majoring in microbiology

Before BYU

  • Lettered four years in track and cross country at Cody HS
  • 4x800m relay state and region champion
  • Placed fourth in the 3200m and fifth in the 1600m at Regionals
  • Holds four school records


BEST MARKS: 1600m - 5:23, 3200m - 12:08, 5k - 19:08

2006 | Redshirt Year

  • Named Scholar Athlete by the Student Athlete Academic Center

2007 | Junior Year


  • Ran her best time of the season (5:26.80) in the mile at the Hampton Inn Classic at Boise State University
  • Clocked a season-best time of 10:37.24 at the Idaho State University Invitational
  • Placed second in the 3000 meters at the TCR Invitational at UNM


  • Won the 5,000 meters with a season-best time of 18:41.05 at the Cougar Invitational
  • Competed in the 5,000 meters at the Robison Invitational