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Samantha Jabara
Samantha  Jabara

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chelsea, Mich.

High School:
Chelsea

Position:
Varsity

05/31/2017

Academic All-Big Ten Honors Announced for the 2017 Spring Season

In total, 141 Spartans earn a 3.0 GPA or higher.

04/20/2017

Boston-Bound Rowers Prepare for Two Races

MSU looks to draw on HOCR experience.

05/13/2016

Big Ten Championship Awaits Spartans in Indianapolis

Rowing starts Saturday with semifinals

05/13/2016

Big Ten Championships Await MSU in Indianapolis

Racing begins Saturday evening

05/13/2016

Big Ten Championships Await MSU in Indianapolis

Racing begins Saturday evening

2017: A 2017 Academic All-Big Ten Selection ... In the third four, raced twice on the Charles River in Cambridge, Mass. (4/22-23) against several Boston-area crews, and started the weekend with a convincing win (7:40.709) over two entries from Radcliffe and one from Northeastern ... Took a win in the Sunday race (7:37.0), outpacing Radcliffe by 19 seconds (7:56.2) and nearly a full minute ahead of Radcliffe's fourth varsity four (8:31.6) ... At the Big Ten Championships (5/14), rowed in the second varsity four, where the seventh-seeded Spartans finished three spots ahead of its seeding, in fourth place in a time of 7:21.910...

2016: In the novice eight, was six seats back on No. 7 Michigan (7:08.2) to finish third behind the Wolverines and No. 4 Virginia in the morning session of the Big Ten/ACC Challenge in Columbus, but bounced back with an open-water win over the Wolverines and a four-seat victory over Clemson in the afternoon session, clocked in a time of 7:18.5 ... Had a strong effort in the novice eight at the Big Ten Double Dual in Princeton NJ (4/9), defeating both host Rutgers (7:25.1) and Ohio State (7:36.3) by open water... Was the top-finishing novice eight entry in their Saturday morning race at the Clemson Invitational, open water ahead of Michigan; the Spartans were fourth overall in a time of 7:25.7, behind Virginia, Texas, and Louisville ... Was the only novice entry in a field of third varsity boats in the evening session at Clemson, and was clocked in a time of 7:04.27, behind 3Vs from Virginia (6:48.8), Washington State (6:52.9) and four seats of open water behind host Clemson (6:58.0)... Took second in the novice eight boat behind Syracuse (4/24), six seconds behind the Orange in a time of 6:48.9 and a length ahead of host Ohio State in Columbus ... In the novice eight at Michigan (4/30), took second (7:03.61) behind Louisville and a length ahead of host Michigan ... At Big Ten Championships in the novice eight, (5/15), finished sixth in a time of 6:57.190, a length behind fourth-place Iowa and about seven seats behind Ohio State ...

Prior to MSU: Attended Chelsea High School in Chelsea, Mich. ... Letterwinner in volleyball, basketball and tennis ... Won a district championship in basketball in 2015 ... Named team's Most Valuable Player and all-conference in tennis in 2013 and 2014 ... Named all-conference in volleyball in 2013.

Personal: Born August 21, 1997 ... Daughter of George and Cynthia Jabara ... Plans to major in biosystems engineering ... Has two cousins who also attend MSU ... National Honor Society member.

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