COLCHESTER, Vt. - Saint Michael's College Head Athletic Trainer Renee Breault announced the hire of Samantha Fiore as her department's postgraduate intern for the 2019-20 school year on Tuesday. Breault and Fiore are joined by athletic trainers Meaghan Goodheart and Katherine Paradis on the four-member staff.
Fiore graduated cum laude from Plymouth State University with a degree in athletic training in May. A member of Iota Tau Alpha, the athletic training honor society, the Dean's List student gained a vast amount of hands-on experience at both her alma mater and New Hampton School. She assisted the New Hampton head athletic trainer with basketball, field hockey, football, ice hockey and soccer while working closely with the Plymouth State Athletic Training staff for men's basketball, field hockey and women's ice hockey student-athletes for three years.
Fiore has been a member of the National Athletic Trainers' Association, Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association and New Hampshire Athletic Trainers' Association. A native of Merrimac, Mass., she also played three years of lacrosse at Plymouth State, notching 71 points in 50 career games while helping the Panthers win Little East Conference (LEC) Tournament titles and make NCAA Division III Tournament appearances each season. Fiore landed on the LEC All-Conference second team and LEC All-Academic Team as a senior.