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Samantha Peters
Samantha Peters

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Suwanee, Ga.

High School:
Collins Hill

Height:
5-4

Position:
SS

B/T:
R/R


2009 - Started all 47 of Georgetown's games at Shortstop continuing her streak of 109 consecutive starts since arriving on the Hilltop ... Batted .267 (35-for-131) with four home runs and 19 RBI's both second on the team ... Led the team with 11 stolen bases, 26 walks and five times hit by pitch ... Led the team with a .405 on-base percentage and second on the team with a .435 slugging percentage ... Had six multi-hit games, including two games with three hits ... Drove in Georgetown's only two runs in a 2-1 victory over Villanova for the program's first BIG EAST victory (4/1).

2008 - Named 2008 All Independent Player of the Year and first team shortstop ... Started 56 of 56 games played, has started in 109 games since arriving on the Hilltop ... Led the Hoyas in runs (46), hits (65), 3B (4), HR (16), RBI's (50), slugging percentage (.743), on-base percentage (.445) and tied for first with 21 stolen bases ... Finished in the top 100 in NCAA Division I in eight offensive categories ... Hit in ten consecutive games between March 12 and March 25 ... Had 20 multi-hit games ... Set Georgetown single-game records with two home runs (three times) and nine RBI's in game two against Coppin State on April 22 ... Led the team in success advancing runners, moving runners .541 (59-for-109) percent of the time ... Batted .389 (21-for-54) with two outs and .371 (26-for-70) with runners in scoring position.

2007 - One of three players to start all 53 games ... Named to the All-Independent Newcomer Team, earning the first postseason honor bestowed upon the program ... Led the squad in eight offensive categories, including batting average (.327), runs scored (27), total bases (70), slugging percentage (.467), hits (49), RBIs (30), home runs (4), and times hit by pitch (5), while finishing second in walks (17) and on base percentage (.408) ... Peters finished the season with nine multi-hit games and eight multi-RBI games ... Had a season-high four hits against Sacred Heart (3/6) ... Earned All-Independent Player of the Week for the week of March 20, earning the first POW honor in program history ... Her first collegiate home run was a grand slam in a doubleheader at Maryland (4/11) ... Peters carries an 11-game hitting streak into the 2008 season dating back to April 18 against George Mason.

High School - A two-sport athlete in softball and golf ... Her team won the 5A Georgia State Championship in 2006 ... Her team won the 7AAAAA Regional Championship in 2005 ... Placed third at the state championship (5A) in 2004 ... Named the 5A Georgia Player of the Year and to the Senior All-Star Team in 2006 ... Named first team all-state, county and region her junior and senior year ... Gwinnett County Super 6 both her junior and senior years ... Led her team with a .398 batting average and fielding average of .980 her junior year .... Named the Atlanta Journal Constitution Player of the Year her sophomore year ... Made second team all-state and first team all-county her sophomore year ... Recipient of the Scholar-Athlete Award ... Member of the Beta Club.

Personal - Born Samantha M. Peters on March 20, 1988 in Syracuse, New York.

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