Utah State: Did not compete in 2011.
University of Idaho: Ranks sixth all-time in the Idaho record books in the triple jump (38-11.00 [11.86m]).
High School: Four-time track letter winner... Three-times state champion in the triple jump... Holds the high school and state 5A record in the triple jump.
Personal:Full name is Samantha Leigh Nielson... Born on March 3, 1991... Daughter of Peter and Leslie Nielson... Has three siblings, Tycho , Pheobe  and Katie ... Majoring in mechanical engineering.