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Siena Salvaggio
Siena  Salvaggio


Allentown, Pa.

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Women’s Swimming & Diving Posts Season Bests to Open Big Ten Championships

800 free relay leads way for Nittany Lions on opening night


Swimming & Diving Sweeps ‘Nova

Nittany Lions dominant in regular season finale


Swimming & Diving Sweeps ‘Nova

Nittany Lions dominant in regular season finale


Swimming & Diving Sweeps Navy on Senior Day

Senior Nittany Lions go out on winning note


Ryan, Saloky Lead Penn State Swimming & Diving in Double Dual

Ryan, Saloky and McHugh shine


Event Time Date Site/Opponent
50 Free 23.26 11/18/16 Ohio State Invite
100 Free 49.78 2/18/17 Big Ten Championship
200 Free 1:46.90 2/17/17 Big Ten Championship
500 Free 4:44.28 2/16/17 Big Ten Championship
200 Back 2:04.55 10/6/16 Towson


2016-17 (Freshman Year)
Participated in seven meets, including the Big Ten Championships, leading the team in the 100 freestyle … Earned career bests and B-cut times in the 100 free (49.78), the 200 free (1:46.90) and 500 free (4:44.28) at Big Ten Championships, placing in the top 20 in all three … Ranked second fastest on the team in the 200 free and fourth in the 50 free (23.26).

High School
Four-year letterwinner in swimming at Parkland High School under Coach Rob Robitaille … Eight-time All American … Four-time PIAA AAA State Champion, taking gold in the 50 and 100 Freestyle in 2015 and 2016 … Six-time all-state selection … Lehigh Valley Girls Swimmer of the Year and PIAA District XI Swimmer of the Meet as a junior and senior … Three-time Morning Call Swimmer of the Year and Eastern PA Conference MVP … Team captain her senior year … Helped team to eight PIAA District XI Girls Swimming Championships … 2016 ECP Scholar Athlete 2016 … Holds school amd PIAA District XI 50 (22.93) & 100 (49.34) free records … Also a four-year letterwinner in volleyball … PIAA Volleyball All-State and Academic All-American … Helped volleyball team to two state championships … GPA ranked in top three percent of Parkland High school Class of 2016 ... Member of National Honor Society, Math Honor Society, Spanish Honor Society, Key Club and PALS.

Full name is Siena Ann Salvaggio … Born February 11, 1998 in Allentown, Pa. … Is a fourth generation Penn Stater … Parents Tom and Destiny Salvaggio are both 1986 graduates of Penn State … Has a younger brother, Adam … Grandfather Tony Salvaggio ’67 and great-grandfather Thomas Pugliese ’37 were both Penn State grads … Also has two aunts, Suzie Spinosa ’88 Christy Ghigiarelli ’86, who graduated from Penn State … Intends to major in business … Hobbies include playing volleyball and binge watching Netflix ... Favorite foods are Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, pizza, M&M’s and steak … Favorite movie is Monsters Inc. … Favorite TV shows are Grey’s Anatomy and Suits.

Why Penn State?
“I chose Penn State for its tradition of academic excellence and outstanding athletic programs. I am so excited to be a fourth generation Penn Stater.”


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