Samantha Paust
Samantha Paust


High School:
Grayslake Central High School

Year on Team: 3rd

Major: Kinesiology

High School: Grayslake Central

Previous Cheer Team/All-Star Gym: Grayslake Central

Favorite Stunt: Cartwheel up

Favorite Place on Campus: The mall area

Favorite sport to watch/cheer for: Football

What made you want to cheer at the U of M? I wanted to be a part of Big 10 football

When/where did you first start cheering? When I was 5 years old for the Grayslake Colts

What do you like to do when you're not cheering? Traveling to visit friends and family

What is your favorite memory of this team? Recruiting guys to join our team

Do you have any tips for high school cheerleaders who want to continue in college? Definitely continue cheering, it is such a great experience


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