Samantha Cerio is an American gymnast and Aerospace Engineer Student from Huntersville, North Carolina. Her gymnastics career ended after she faced an unfortunate and gruesome injury at an NCAA gymnastics competition. Both her knees were dislocated and she also had multiple torn ligaments.
Samantha Cerio was born in 1996 in Huntersville, North Carolina, the United States of America. As of 2019, her age is 23 years old. She was born to parents, Michael Cerio(father) and Becky Cerio(mother). She also has a brother whose name is Dominick.
Education: School/College, University
Cerio attended South Iredell High School. After that, she joined Auburn University and graduated with a degree in Aerospace Engineering.
Samantha Cerio was a member of the Auburn Gymnastics team. She earned All-SEC awards between 2017 and 2018, and before that she was also on the All-SEC freshman team in 2016.
Samantha is also a two-time Region 8 level and 10 All-Around Champion who has been into National Qualifier four times and ended up in a top 10 AA. In 2015 she was a JO National Bars champion and also a 2 time Region 8 level and 10 All-Around Champion.
2016 SEC All-Freshman Team
2016 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll
2017 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2018 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2019 SEC Scholar-Athlete of Year
2019 SEC Academic Honor Roll
Samantha Cerio: Injury, Retirement, Surgery
The 22-year-old star suffered from a brutal injury during a competition in April 2019. While performing, she dislocated both her knees and also broke a leg. She also had multiple ligaments torn after landing awkwardly in the floor routine at the NCAA Regionals in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
However, she was one of the best gymnasts of Auburn and had a very bright future. Unfortunately, that injury at NCAA Regionals forced her to retire from the sport forever.
Samantha is a married woman. She recently exchanged wedding vows with Tery Wood in June 2019 just two months after her surgery. Her husband, Tery is a Nuclear Operator in the United States Navy.
Their wedding was held at Fairhope Yacht Club, Alabama win the presence of their friends and family. She surprised her family members and friends by being able to walk just two months after her horrific injury.
Body Measurements: Height, Weight
Cerio has a height of 5 feet. Similarly, she weighs around 52 kg. Her body measurements for breast, waist, and hips are 35-27-35 respectively. She has dark-brown eyes and a black hair color.
Social Media: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
Sam is active on social media sites.Moreover, She has around 4.3k followers on Twitter. Similarly, her Instagram has around 51.6k followers and she has a Facebook account.