BEFORE SIENA: Four-year letter winner and three-year starter at Libertyville High School...Team captain during her junior and senior seasons...Two-time All-Sectional Selection...Selected the Fifth Team All-State during her senior season...Also four-year letterwinner on the high school's swimming squad...Junior Varsity team captain...Named MVP of her swimming team her senior season...Also lettered four years and started two on the bowling team...Three-time Sportsmanship Award winner for her bowling squad...All-Academic Athlete during her junior and senior seasons.
PERSONAL: Born November 30, 1993 in Lakenheath, England...Daughter of Terrence and Diane...Lived in England and Saudi Arabia before moving to the United States...Participated in several charitable works including Feed My Starving Children and coached at the Special Olympics for three years.
HOWE ON VOELKER: "Sam has great raw talent and should gain some valuable experience during her freshmanseason."
GETTING TO KNOW SAMANTHA VOELKER:
Twitter Handle: @SamVoelker
My favorite class at Siena is: Basic Design
What I like most about Coach: She keeps us on track and focused, but still knows how to have a laugh
My favorite class at Siena: Basic Design
My favorite spot on campus: 5th floor of Hines
Other sports I like to follow: Basketball and Swimming
My best Siena water polo moment has been: The fresman bubblegum challenge
If I didn't play water polo, I would: not be at Siena :(
My most embarassing sports moment: my teamamte jumping in on me during the 400 free relay after my first lap.
My most overused phase: hahaha
One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I lived in saudia Arabia for a year
My hidden talent is: the worm
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: Africa because I have always wanted to go there
If I were a crayon, I would be this color(why): Mahogany, because I like the sound of it
The best piece of advice I have gotten is: Never give up
The people who have helped me the most are: My parents