Samantha Martino
Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Katy, Texas

High School:
Seven Lakes HS '13

Height:
5-8

Major:
Undeclared

SEVEN LAKES HS '13:Earned four varsity letters as a member of head coach Kevin McIlvain's girls' tennis team at Seven Lakes High School... In doubles action alongside senior teammate Nicole Breaux, the duo competed in five tournaments in early 2013, advanced to the finals of each event and won three championships...Captured a district doubles championship in 2010... As a senior, Martino and Breaux recently captured a district and regional championship in addition to earning a No. 3 state ranking...As a singles player, Martino advanced to the regionals on two occasions... After finishing as district runner-up with a No. 3 regional ranking in 2011, she won a singles district championship as a senior to finish her season ranked No. 4.

PERSONAL:Daughter of Kirie and Ronald Martino... Currently undecided on a major... Has a younger sister, Annabelle... Also enjoys playing volleyball... Li Na is her sports hero... Chose to attend UC Davis because she loves California and the school offered everything she was looking for... Texas A&M's tennis center is her favorite facility that she has competed at... Would love to visit China... "Relax and swing," is her advice to others.