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Samantha Thompson
Samantha Thompson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Southampton, Pa.

High School:
Saint Basil Academy

Height:
5-10

Position:
Guard



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.

Thompson's Career Highs

Points 11 vs. Brown, 12/30/08
Field Goals Made 4 (last) vs. Brown, 12/30/08
Field Goals Attempted 10 at Clemson, 11/14/07
Field Goal Percentage (minimum 6 attempts) .444 at Clemson, 11/14/07
3-Pt. Field Goals Made 2 (last) vs. Brown, 12/30/08
3-Pt. Field Goals Attempted 6 vs. St. Bonaventure, 1/28/09
3-Pt. Field Goal Percentage (minimum 2 made) 1.000 (last) vs. Brown, 12/30/08
FT Made 2 (last) vs. Saint Louis, 2/11/09
FT Attempted 3 vs. Youngstown State, 11/25/06
FT Percentage (minimum 4 made) -
Rebounds 4 (last) at Clemson, 11/14/07
Assists 7 vs. North Carolina Central, 1/7/08
Steals 2 (last) vs. Saint Francis, Pa., 12/18/08
Blocks 3 vs. Saint Francis, Pa., 12/18/08
Turnovers 3 (last) at West Virginia, 12/7/08
Minutes 34 at Saint Francis, Pa., 11/27/07

Thompson's Career Stats

Year
GP
GS
MIN
AVG
FG
FGA
FG%
3FG
3FGA
3FG%
FT
FTA
FT%
O.REB
D.REB
REB
AVG
PF
DQ
AST
TO
B
S
PTS
AVG
2007
25
0
181
7.2
9
30
.300
2
9
.222
5
10
.500
8
8
16
0.6
20
1
14
21
0
5
25
1.0
2008
30
12
561
18.7
51
129
.395
24
67
.358
9
17
.529
13
31
44
1.5
54
1
46
45
5
8
135
4.5
2009
30
1
249
8.3
26
66
.394
22
48
.458
9
13
.692
5
15
20
0.7
29
0
19
18
3
6
83
2.8
2010
Inj.
Career
85
13
991
11.7
86
225
.382
48
124
.387
23
40
.575
26
54
80
0.9
103
2
79
84
8
19
243
2.9
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