|Hometown:||Via Alfieri, Italy|
|High School:||Liceo Scientifico|
^ ineligible to compete during the 2012-13 season due to NCAA transfer policy
Background: Finished in third place at the 2012 Italian Championships... Competed in the national swim meet for the first time in 2010.
Personal: Son of Sandro Santinelli and Angela Mei... Majoring in physics and hopes to become a researcher... Favorite professional team is AC Milan... Born May 18, 1992.