|Hometown:||La Quinta, CA|
|High School:||Shadow Hills HS|
2019 (Track & Field)
Competed in three events as a freshman for the Regals…setting personal-best in the mile (6:45.67), the 4x800m (11:10.98) and in the 1500m (5:52.57)
2018 (Cross Country)
Competed in five races as a freshman for the Regals…Notched her lifetime personal record in the 5K at the Master’s Invitational at 22:58.9… Marked her season-best 6K time of 26:36.7 at the UC Riverside Invitational.
Shadow Hills High School
Graduated in 2018…competed for the Knights in the Desert Valley League…was a meber of the cross country, swimming & diving and water polo teams…Lettered in swimming four years, cross country three years and water polo two years…owns the school record in the backstroke…was a member of the honor roll and the Senior class ASB treasure…greatest personal sports moment was running her last CIF with her girls.
Full name: Samantha Torres…born Aug. 31, 2000…hometown is La Quinta, Calif….parents are Samuel and Amy…siblings are Ashton and Alexander…volunteered with tutoring middle schoolers… competed for the Palm Desert Swim Club…choose Cal Lutheran because of the size, location and the push for academic achievement…is majoring in economics with an emphasis in mathematics.
Hobbies: Going to the beach, doing anything outdoors, reading
Movies/TV Shows: Sound of Music, Grease
Foods: Spaghetti, hot wings
Sports Teams/Athletes: Cubs, Michael Phelps
Quote: “You just can’t beat the person who never gives up.” – Babe Ruth
Number one thing on her bucket list: Help as many people I can and travel the world
Something others may not know: I’m always trying to make someone proud