Monash Student Athlete Profile: Samantha Auty

Samantha Auty


SPORT: Fencing

WEAPON: Sabre

FACULTY: Law

NICKNAME: Sam

PROUDEST SPORTING ACHIEVEMENT TO DATE: Three times Australian Women’s Sabre Champion.

AMBITIONS: Fence for Australia at the Olympics.

HOW MANY AUG’S HAVE YOU PLAYED (INCLUDING 2015): 2

WHEN DID YOU START PLAYING? 14 years ago at 10 years of age.

WHAT GOT YOU STARTED PLAYING? It seemed interesting and I am pretty hopeless at ball sports.

FAVOURITE PLAYER GROWING UP? Stanislav Pozdnyakov

FAVOURITE STADIUM? Fencing the Women’s Sabre World Cup in the Olympic venue in Athens. It was built for the 2004 Olympics.

WOULD YOU PREFER TO BE THE UNDERDOG OR THE FAVOURITE? Underdog.
BEFORE A GAME I ALWAYS...Breathe and eat chocolate.

WHEN I’M NOT AT UNI, COMPETING OR TRAINING I AM...Eating or sleeping.

FUN FACT: I’m a classically trained singer. 

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