2011-12 Sand Volleyball
Sammie Strausbaugh
25
Sammie Strausbaugh
No.: 25
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Cl.: Fr.
Ht.: 5-8
Hometown (Last School): Dover, Pa. (Dover)
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Rosters: 2013-14 Sand Volleyball
2013-14 Volleyball
2012-13 Sand Volleyball
2012-13 Volleyball
2011-12 Sand Volleyball

2013:

  • Competed in 121 sets as a sophomore; started all 33 matches played
  • Recorded nine kills, hit .320 and added three digs at Florida in the NCAA Tournament first round (12/5)
  • Named to the 2013 Atlantic Sun Tournament All-Tournament team
  • Unanimous decision for the All-Atlantic Sun First team
  • Named to the 2013-14 Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference team
  • Earned two Player of the Week nods; Nov. 18 and Sept. 30
  • Named to the FIU Invitational All-Tournament team and MVP (9/13), to the Hilton Garden Inn Invitational All-Tournament team and MVP (9/7) and to the FAU Invitational All-Tournament team (8/31)
  • Leader in kills (417), service aces (42) and digs (340)
  • Tied for fourth in total blocks (49.0)
  • Recorded 27 double-digit kill efforts; ended the regular-season with nine straight
  • Tallied a season-best 20 kills vs. FGCU in the Atlantic Sun Tournament semifinal (11/22)
  • Ended the regular-season with 17 kills against FAMU (11/26)
  • Made 23 set assists
  • Had a season-best three service aces in four matches
  • Made 17 double-digit dig efforts, including a season-best 20 digs twice and second-best 19 digs twice
  • Had six straight matches with double-digit digs from Sept. 13 vs. Chattanooga (20) to Oct. 4 at Kennesaw State (16)
  • Posted 11 block solos and 38 block assists
  • Had a season-best four block assists at Northern Kentucky (10/25) and against Lipscomb (9/27); made a second-best three four times, including against Lipscomb in the Atlantic Sun Tournament final (11/23)

2012:

  • Appeared in all 127 matches as a freshman
  • Named the A-Sun Freshman of the Year (a program first) and to the A-Sun all-freshman team
  • Received A-Sun Player of the Week honors twice in the final three weeks of the season
  • Led JU in kills (382) and aces (37)
  • Ranked second in digs (303) and fourth in blocks (44)
  • Had 10 double-doubles
  • Recorded 10 or more kills 20 times, including 20 or more on four occasions
  • Finished the season with double-digit kills in nine of the final 12 matches
  • Had 14 aces in the final four matches
  • Posted a season-best 23 kills and 21 digs against College of Charleston (8/25)
  • Netted 23 kills at Kennesaw State (10/27)
  • Managed 20 kills against Mercer (10/26) and USC Upstate (11/9)
  • Tallied six aces in the win against USC Upstate
  • Had five aces against ETSU (11/10) to help clinch a spot in the A-Sun Tournament
  • Made10 or more digs 13 times
  • Totaled 19 digs against Mercer (10/6)
  • Recorded 17 digs at Georgia Southern (9/15)

2012 (Sand):

  • Competed in all five duals matches and three tournaments as a freshman
  • Earned flight wins against Stetson (4/10) and against Florida Atlantic (3/29)
  • Teamed with senior Kathryn Kane and finished fifth overall at the Fiesta at Siesta Key Tourney en route to earning A-Sun Pair of the Week honors
  • Reached the Gold bracket at the North Florida Invitational (4/1)

High School:

  • Four-year starter at Dover Area High School under Barb Grady and Bobbie Strausbaugh
  • Finished her career with 1,689 kills, 1,068 digs, 860 assists and 330 aces
  • Helped lead the Eagles to more than 20 wins a season en route to a 94-12 career record during her tenure
  • Named all-state during final two seasons and earned District all-star accolades all four seasons
  • Earned league Player of the Year honors after leading the Eagles to a pair of league titles
  • As a senior, totaled 564 kills, 252 assists, 206 digs and 111 aces to be nominated for the Gatorade Player of the Year honor
  • Named to the state all-tournament team
  • As a junior, recorded 506 kills, 364 digs and 97 blocks to help the Eagles to their best record during her time (25-3)
  • In AAU play, was a member of the Yorktowne Volleyball Club, which qualified for the USA Volleyball Jr. Nationals from 2008-11
  • Participated in two high performance camps at the US Olympic Training Center
  • In 2008, won the 14-under USA Sand Tournament in Virginia Beach, Va.

Personal:

  • Born July 7, 1994 in York, Pa.
  • Daughter of Seth and Bobbie
  • Has a sister, Casie
  • Mother, Bobbie, played volleyball and basketball at Shippensburg University from 1982-86
  • Major is exercise science