Samantha Crowder


Floresville, Texas

High School:
Floresville HS




Samantha Crowder

2009: Started in three matches while playing in 19...Recorded 54 kills and 23 blocks on the year...Registered a season high seven kills, six blocks and a .700 hitting percentage to lead Tech to a win over Centenary on 8/29...Finished her career with 301 career blocks which puts her in the top ten all-time in Tech history.

2008: Started 17 matches while playing in 18...Totaled 98 kills and 47 blocks on the season...averaged 1.61 kills per set... finished with 10 kills against UMKC 8/30... totaled 12 kills against Nevada 9/18... finished with 6.0 blocks each of the last three matches of the season.

2007: Played in 30 matches... Totaled 225 kills for the season and 112 blocks... Finished with double-digit kills in six matches... Totaled 7.0 blocks twice, 6.0 blocks once... Finished with 11 kills and 3.0 blocks against UTA 8/28... Finished with 5.0 blocks against both USM and UCA 9/1... Finished with 12 kills and 7.0 blocks against Auburn 9/7... Finished with 11 kills against Fresno 9/15... Killed 10 balls against Idaho on 9/27 and Boise State 9/29 while finishing with 7.0 blocks against the Broncos... Finished with 13 kills against Boise State 11/15.

2006: Played in 33 matches as a true freshman while tallying 198 kills and 119.0 total blocks... averaged 1.72 kills and 1.03 blocks per game... Finished with 11 kills and 3 blocks in a win over North Texas 9/2/06... Scored 11 kills and 8 blocks in a win over Northwestern State 9/5/06... Finished with 8 blocks in a loss to Boise State 9/21/06... Scored 13 kills and 2 blocks in a loss to Fresno State 10/21/06... Finished with 11 kills and 3 blocks in a loss to Utah State 10/26/06... Finished with 8 blocks in a loss to San Jose State 11/16/06... Finished with 11 kills and 3 blocks in a loss to Fresno State 11/18/06... Finished with 14 kills and 10 blocks in a loss to Fresno State 11/22/06.

High School: Lettered three years for coach Aimee Silva at Floresville High School... helped lead her team to the Regional quarter finals in 2003, area finalists in 2004 and 2005... was all-tournament selection for Navarro HS tournament, Floresville HS tournament and SAISD tournament... was academic all-district...named to TGCA All-State team... was first-team all district 2003-05... was named Newcomer of the Year in 2003 for her district.

Getting Acquainted: Born April 24, 1988, in San Antonio... prefers to be called Sam... parents are Hank and Connie Crowder... has two brothers, Josh and Kyle... has one sister, Jamie... lettered in track and field... majoring in Landscape/Architecture...