By John Torsiello
School: Simsbury High School.
Sammi, a senior, is a member of the Simsbury High School National Honor Society and a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society as a singer.
Sport Played And Events: Swimming (sprint freestyle; 50-meter freestyle and 100-meter free; 500-meter free and 200- and 400-meter free relays).
Athletic Accomplishments: Sammi broke two Simsbury High School records in 2013 in the 200- and 400-meter free relays (a record that was then broken at the state championships), and was a champion in the 50-meter free at the 2013 Splash Classic 2013 (a girls-only swim meet).
How Do You Prepare Before A Meet: “I stretch and eat a meal with a lot of carbs before each swim meet.”
Most Memorable Moment In Your High School Career: “Breaking the school records at the state meet.”
Who Have Been The Most Influential People In Your Life: “My parents have been the most influential people in my life.”
What Are You Most Excited About This Season: “I am excited about the fact that I am so close to beating the team record for the 50-meter freestyle.”
Favorite Pro Or College Athlete: Missy Franklin (Olympic swimmer).
College Plans: “I will be competing in Division III swimming in college.”