AS A SENIOR(2009-10)
Missed entire season with injury.
AS A JUNIOR (2008-09) Played in 30 games, starting one ... nine points and season-best four assists vs. Cornell ... career-high three blocks and season-best two steals vs. Saint Francis, Pa. ... season-best three rebounds at IPFW ... career-high 11 points and three 3-pointers vs. Brown ... season-high 17 minutes and eight points vs. St. Bonaventure.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2007-08) Played in all 30 games, starting 12 ... DU was 7-5 when she started ... career-best 10 points at Clemson ... personal-best seven assists vs. North Carolina Central ... had a pair of blocks vs. Robert Morris ... career-best 34 minutes at Saint Francis, Pa. ... 45 turnovers was second fewest on the Dukes.
AS A FRESHMAN (2006-07) Came in relief in 25 of the team's 27 games ... had seven points in only five minutes vs. Youngstown State ... one rebound, one assist and a steal at Xavier ... second for DU with three assists at Dayton ... four rebounds and two assists at La Salle.
HIGH SCHOOL A four-year starter ... concluded her prep career as Saint Basil Academy's all-time leading scorer racking up 1,255 points ... averaged 16.0 points and 7.0 assists per game leading the point as a senior ... earned first team all-league honors in 2004 and 2005 ... was named a first team all-area pick in 2005 ... Saint Basil Academy reigned as the PIAA District 1 champion in 2003 and won the AACA title in 2005 ... was a member of the US Junior Olympic Mid-Atlantic Region team in 2003 and 2004 ... a 2005 Wendy's High School Heisman Regional finalist ... second team all-state as a junior.
PERSONAL Full name is Samantha Leigh Thompson ... a political science major ... Duquesne University Honors College ... volunteer basketball coach ... her father played soccer at La Salle ... has three younger sisters ... born March 24, 1988.