Samantha Park
Samantha  Park

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Washington Crossing, Pa.

High School:
Council Rock North

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 140

Event:
Backstroke

Birthdate:
07/05/1995

Club:
NRG Swimming


At UConn: Finished 14th in 100-yard backstroke in Penn State Tri-Meet...Placed seventh in 100-yard backstroke in Rutgers Quad Meet...Took seventh in 100-backstroke at 2016 Copa Coqui...Has improved mightily in her 200-yard backstroke, shaving off more than eight seconds off of her recorded time as a walk-on freshman…Exceeded expectations as a sophomore.

Achievements: Four year letter winner at Council Rock North High School... Received High School American Awards... Captain of her school's swim team... Holds her school's 100 meter backstroke record... Medalled at state districts for backstroke and at the district and state level for relays... Recipient of the Lady Indian Award... Part of the district winning team her freshman year.

Personal: Born July 5, 1995... Daughter of Paul and Rachel Park... Has one younger sibiling, Danielle, who is 14 years old... Kinesiology Major.

Why UConn: "I loved what it had to offer me from the academics to the swimming."