Samantha Carter
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    Samantha Carter

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    St. Louis, Mo.

    High School:
    Hazelwood East

    Height:
    5-1

    Position:
    2B

    Birthdate:
    07/09/1984

    Bats/Throws:
    R/R


    2005
    - Second Team All-MVC
    Started in 40 games at second base and played in 55 games... Scored six game-winning runs... Hit two game-winning home runs... Hit a career-high .212 (22-of-113) overall with five doubles, two home runs, eight RBI and 22 runs scored... Stole seven bases in eight attempts for a .875 success rate... Had a .971 fielding percentage with five errors... Named MVC Player of the Week April 11 after hitting .455 (5-for-11) in five games... Hit her first career triple Feb. 12 against Southern Mississippi

    2004
    Started 47 games at second base, playing in 53 overall... Hit .193 (23-of-119) overall with four doubles, a home run, nine RBI and 23 runs scored... Stole eight bases in 10 attempts for a .800 success rate... Had a .973 fielding percentage with five errors... made only one error in MVC contests for a .988 fielding percentage... Went 2-for-2 in SIU's 1-0 win over Pacific in the NCAA Region VII Tournament

    2003
    Started in 36 games at second base, playing in 45 overall... Batted .196 (20-of-102) with a double, home run, four RBI, seven stolen bases and 17 runs scored... Stole seven bases in nine attempts for a .778 success rate... Had a .958 fielding percentage with six errors... Hit her first career home run against Creighton's Tammy Neilsen (2003 & 2004 MVC Tournament MVP)... Stole a base and drove in a run in SIU's 5-2 NCAA Tournament win over Massachusetts... The Salukis were 27-9 when Carter was in the starting lineup

    Pre-SIU / Hazelwood East Lettered all four years in softball... named first-team all-conference twice, second-team all-conference once... Team MVP three years... Named academic all-conference three years... Also lettered in soccer where she earned all-conference and academic all-conference honors

    Personal Majoring in physiology... Named to the National Honor Society... Cousin Lee Lacy played for the Los Angeles Dodgers for 13 years and cousin Deandre Smith played football at Indiana State... Has two sisters, Tamisha and Breanna, and a brother, Brandon... Daughter of David Carter and LaQuinta St. Clair... Born on July 9, 1984 in St. Louis, Mo.

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