Samira Baird
Samira  Baird


Philadelphia, PA

High School:
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy

Political Communication


No. 12 Women’s Squash Falls in Season Finale

Colonials take top two positions on the ladder


No. 13 Women’s Squash Falls in Kurtz Cup Semifinals

Colonials take top third of the ladder


No. 13 Women's Squash Drops Dickinson to Close Regular Season

Colonials split final two matches and turn attention to upcoming CSA Team Championships


No. 12 Women’s Squash Rolls No. 16 Franklin & Marshall, 9-0

Colonials extend winning streak


No. 12 Women's Squash Aims to Extend Streak

Colonials take on Diplomats in Saturday Matinee

2016-2017: Posted eight victories in her debut season ... recorded one win at No. 4, one at No. 6, five at No. 7, and one at No. 8 ... won her first two games of the season, including a sweep at No. 4 (11-0, 11-2, 11-1) against Nora Jandhyaia of Johns Hopkins ... defeated then-#19 St. Lawrence's Katie Walsh at No. 6, 11-3, 11-6, 11-3 ... helped give the Colonials an edge over Virginia to win the Jefferson-Washington Cup with a victory against Isabelle Ezratty at No. 7 (19-17, 9-11, 8-11, 11-6, 11-2) ... posted a win against Clare Thompkins of then-#16 Franklin and Marshall, 11-4, 11-5, 11-4 ... recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List.

High School/Club: Three-time All Inter-Academic League and All-MASA selection at Chestnut Hill Academy under head coach Rich Sheppard ... also competed at Philadelphia Squash Club coaches Doug Whitaker and Adam Hamill ... served as captain as a senior, helping SCH Academy to a ninth place finish at high school nationals in both her junior and senior seasons ... named Most Valuable Player as a junior after placing third at Silver Nationals ... won 2013 U.S. Junior Doubles Under 15 Squash Championship in April 2013.

Personal: Born Samira Elizabeth Baird on 9/5/98 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania ... daughter of Robert Baird and Miriam Peskowitz ... has one sister, Amelia ... intended major is Political Communication ... interned in Hillary Clinton's campaign headquarters in digital media.

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