Samantha Martinez
Samantha Martinez
Height: 5-2
Year: Frosh
High School: Fountain Valley HS / Fountain Valley (CA)
Major: Undecided

Fountain Valley HS: Qualified for the Huntington Beach Surf League Finals as a senior after qualifying for the CIF Prelims her junior year… Posted a personal best time of 17:44 over a three-mile course as a senior… While on the track and field team, she qualified for the CIF Prelims as a junior and freshman… Specialized in the 400 meters (1:06), 800 meters (2:34), 1600 meters (5:12) and 3200 meters (11:45)… No season was held during her sophomore year due to Covid-19…..

Personal: Most memorable moments were when she broke the 18-minute mark as a junior on the cross country team and when she was the only member of her track team to win an event at the Mt. SAC Relays… Would like to transfer to Cal State Long Beach and aspires to be a landscape designer… Her mom and aunt were members of the cross country team at Fountain Valley High, while another aunt was on the swimming team… Hobbies include playing Dungeons and Dragons with her friends and playing with her dogs… Nicknamed “Sam”… Has one sister – Jessica (14)… Is the daughter of Shaun and Jennifer Diamond… Born in Anaheim, CA on December 9, 2003…..

Favorite Athlete: Simone Biles                            Favorite Movie: “Finding Nemo”
Favorite Food: Sushi                                           Favorite TV Show: “Daredevil”
Favorite Book: “Hush Hush”