Samantha Decker of Acrosmith Gymnastics has committed to Southeastern Missouri University for the 2018-19 season.
Decker began competing as a Level 10 gymnast in 2016. Her first meet was the Furman Classic, where she won gold medals in the all around, on bars and beam, and silver medals on vault and on floor. That year, she competed at her first Level 10 South Carolina State Championships, and had an outstanding competition. She won a silver medal on vault and bronze medals in the all around, on bars and beam. She qualified to her first Region 8 Championships, where she tied for tenth on beam and was twenty-third in the all around. In 2017, she requalified to the State Championships, where she tied for bronze on vault and was fifth in the all around. Her last competition of the year was Regionals, where she was thirteenth on vault and eighteenth in the all around. In 2017, she also won gold medals on bars, beam and in the all around at the Furman Classic, and gold medals on beam, floor and in the all around at the Buccaneer Classic.