Crusaders Women's Track & Field BIO
Samantha Speroni
Player Profile:
Samantha Speroni 2289967
Position: Jumps
Year: Senior
Hometown: Redondo Beach, Calif.
High School: Chadwick

• A 360 Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2014-2015:  

• Competed in the 100-meter dash and pole vault
• Posted season-best time in the 100 (13.59) at the Holy Cross Invitational
• Cleared career-best height in pole vault (3.50m) at the Patriot League Outdoor Championship. 

2015-2016:

  • Competed in the pole vault, clearing a career-best distance (3.60m) at the Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19)

2013-2014:

  • Competed in pole vault
  • Recorded career-best outdoor distance in pole vault (3.35m) at the Brown Springtime Open (April 27) and career-best indoor distance of 3.20m at the Valentine Invitational (Feb. 7)
  • Named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross:

  • A four-year member of the varsity track and field team at Chadwick School under head coach Tyson Sacco, serving as team captain her senior year
  • Competed in the pole vault and 400-meter run, setting school records in the pole vault, sprint medley and distance medley
  • Named team MVP her junior and senior years
  • Also ran two years of varsity cross country and was a member of the team that was Southern Section CIF Champions in 2010
  • Also was a three-year member of the varsity soccer team, earning the Players Award and competing in the Class of 2013 South Bay All Star game

Personal:

  • Daughter of Thomas and Dawn Speroni
  • Father played lacrosse at the University of Denver (Class of 1989)
  • Has one brother (Zachery)
  • Her aunt Regina Patterson and uncle Richard Patterson graduated from Holy Cross (Class of 1980)
  • Her aunt played field hockey and was a member of the track and field team
  • Majoring in Psychology

 Speroni’s Top Performances

Event

Time/Dist.

Meet (Date)

100m

13.59

Holy Cross Invitational (4/18/2015)

Pole Vault

3.60m

Patriot League Indoor Championship (2/19/2016)

 

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