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  Samantha Shapiro
Samantha Shapiro

Player Profile

Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Windward School


All-Olympia Gymnastics Center


Stanford Finishes Sixth at NCAA Championships Semifinal

Dayton earns first All-America honor on vault, Rice on floor


Seven Gymnasts Receive Pac-12 All-Academic Honors

Shona Morgan named to Pac-12 All-Academic first team


Stanford Seeks Seventh Super Six

Cardinal makes NCAA Championships appearance for sixth time in seven years, 13th overall


Stanford Pursues NCAA Championships Bid at Norman (Okla.) Regional

Cardinal makes 30th consecutive trip to NCAA Regionals


Spinner and Morgan Earn Titles at Pac-12 Championships

Stanford finished fourth overall, Spinner named Specialist of the Year


Stanford vs. San Jose State, Sac State & UC Davis

Stanford vs. San Jose State, Sac State & UC Davis

Samantha Shapiro

2013 Season (Sophomore): Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention ... claimed an individual victory and earned a collegiate best on bars (9.950) at California (Jan. 26) - the highest score on bars of any Stanford gymnast in 2013 ... also tied for the team's second and sixth-highest scores on bars (9.925, 9.900) ... scored 9.775 or higher on bars in eight of 11 competitions ... earned a collegiate-best 9.875 twice - first against Arizona State (Feb. 15), then at the NCAA Norman Regional (April 6) ... competed in 11 of 12 meets on bars and six on floor.

2012 Season (Freshman):
NCAA uneven bars runner-up, with a score of 9.900, tying her season best ... earned first-team All-America honors on bars ... second Stanford gymnast ever to finish among the top two on bars at the NCAA Championships ... limited to one event most of the year because of an injury ... competed on bars in all 14 competitions, including the NCAA Individual Event finals ... did three floor exercise routines, including at the NCAA Super Six, scoring a season-high 9.775 ... scored 9.875 on only vault, at Cal (Feb. 12) ... interesting to note that she finished second in the nation, but still has yet to earn a first place in a dual or any other meet on the collegiate level ... scored 9.900 in three of her final four performances.

Club/High School: A three-time U.S. senior elite national champion ... won the balance beam and uneven bars at the 2008 U.S. Visa national championships and was second in the all-around ... In the 2007 U.S. championships, won the beam, and was second all-around and on the bars and floor ... senior national-team member from 2006-11 ... was seventh in the all-around at the 2010 U.S. Championships in Hartford, Conn. ... also placed seventh on the beam and ninth on the bars ... while competing for the U.S. national team, won the beam and bars at the 2008 Pan American Gymnastics Union Individual Event Championships in Rosario, Argentina ... captured the all-around, beam, and bars at the 2008 Gymnix International in Montreal ... won the bars at the 2008 Jesolo (Italy) Grand Prix ... won bars at the 2009 World Cup in Montreal ... competed at the 2010 World team selection camp in Huntsville, Texas ... trained by Galina Marinova and Artur Akopyan at the All-Olympia Gymnastics Center in Los Angeles ... a three-time U.S. junior national champion ... won 10 Junior Olympic state titles ... was first on the bars and second all-around at the 2005 Junior Olympic regionals ... USA Gymnastics TOPs national-team member in 2004-04 ... a 2011 graduate of Windward School in Los Angeles.

Personal: Daughter of Brent and Abbe Shapiro ... has a younger sister, Nicki ... born in Santa Monica, Calif. ... hobbies include going to the beach, watching movies with family and friends ... loves dancing, roller coasters, and the outdoors.

Vault Bars Beam Floor All-Around
2012 bests -- 9.900 -- 9.775 --
2013 bests -- 9.950 -- 9.875 --
Collegiate bests -- 9.950 -- 9.875 --