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Samantha Folio
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Samantha Folio

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Hometown Melbourne, Fla.
Last School Holy Trinity
Year Junior
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Samantha Folio

Biography

2019 Cross Country:
Competed at one meet for the Jackets this season … Finished the 4K in 15:34.1 at the Bulldog Invite.

2018 Cross Country:
Recorded a 6K PR with a time of 23:43.8 at the Berry Invitational, earning a top-20 finish… recorded a 5.5K PR with a time of 22:59.4 at the Georgia Bulldog Invitational.

2018 Track:
Indoor: Recorded a season-best mile performance by running a 5:17.10 at the Bob Pollock Invite … set a PR in the 3K (10:53.91) at the Vanderbilt Invitational … also finished 14th (11:12.23) at the Orange & Purple Invitational. Outdoor: Ran a PR in the 1500m, turning in a time of 4:53.49 to finish 18th at the Spec Towns Invitational.

High School: Attended Holy Trinity Episcopal Academy … a four-year letterwinner in both cross country and track and field … a four-year captain on the cross country team and two-year captain on the track and field distance team … helped team to back-to-back cross country state championships (2013, 2014) and a 2013 track and field championship … helped team to four district and region championships … finished second at states in cross country (2016) and second in 3200m event in 2017 states … also finished third in 1600m at states in 2017 and fifth in 3200m and 1600m in 2016 … named Space Coast first-team for cross country in 2015-16 and 2016-17 in track … named team MVP in 2016-17 for both cross country and track and field … voted vice president of Mu Alpha Theta and a member of the National Honor Society, National English Honor Society, National Spanish Honor Society and National Art Honor Society.

Personal: Intends on majoring in mechanical engineering … chose Tech because of the cross country team, the academic reputation and it being her “dream school” … enjoys traveling and hiking in her spare time.

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