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Bridgehampton’s Leslie Samuel To Compete for Track and Field Team at the University of Hartford

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East Hampton girls track head coach Yani Cuesta talks about her college-bound student-athlete Leslie Samuel.   DREW BUDD

East Hampton girls track head coach Yani Cuesta talks about her college-bound student-athlete Leslie Samuel. DREW BUDD

East Hampton girls track head coach Yani Cuesta and Bridgehampton Athletic Director Mike DeRosa with Leslie Samuel.

East Hampton girls track head coach Yani Cuesta and Bridgehampton Athletic Director Mike DeRosa with Leslie Samuel.

Leslie Samuel supported by her entire senior class at Bridgehampton.   DREW BUDD

Leslie Samuel supported by her entire senior class at Bridgehampton. DREW BUDD

Bridgehampton Athletic Director Mike DeRosa, left, with superintendent Dr. Mary T. Kelly, Leslie Samuel, and assistant principal Michael Cox.    DREW BUDD

Bridgehampton Athletic Director Mike DeRosa, left, with superintendent Dr. Mary T. Kelly, Leslie Samuel, and assistant principal Michael Cox. DREW BUDD

Leslie Samuel was an All-County long jumper this past winter and just missed qualifying for states by a few placements. She plans on qualifying for states this spring.     RON ESPOSITO

Leslie Samuel was an All-County long jumper this past winter and just missed qualifying for states by a few placements. She plans on qualifying for states this spring. RON ESPOSITO

Leslie Samuel flanked by teachers Mackenzie Zajac, left, and Amanda Candelaria.    DREW BUDD

Leslie Samuel flanked by teachers Mackenzie Zajac, left, and Amanda Candelaria. DREW BUDD

Leslie Samuel had a number of supporters at her college announcement in Bridgehampton on April 26. From left, East Hampton girls track head coach Yani Cuesta, her father John Pomianowski, Leslie, her mother Julianna Moseley and brother Tevin Campbell.   DREW BUDD

Leslie Samuel had a number of supporters at her college announcement in Bridgehampton on April 26. From left, East Hampton girls track head coach Yani Cuesta, her father John Pomianowski, Leslie, her mother Julianna Moseley and brother Tevin Campbell. DREW BUDD

Leslie Samuel supported by her senior classmates at Bridgehampton.    DREW BUDD

Leslie Samuel supported by her senior classmates at Bridgehampton. DREW BUDD

Drew Budd on May 1, 2023
Leslie Samuel loved basketball and track so equally that she seriously considered being a dual athlete so she could compete in both this winter. But, after giving it more thought,... more

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