Samantha Dos Santos
Colonials Rebound From 4-2 Loss to Saint Louis in Opener
No. 4 Colonials Face No. 5 Saint Louis in Opening Game on Wednesday at 10 a.m.
Colonials Honor Five Seniors on Senior Day
Martin Limits A-10's Top-Hitting Team to Five Hits
Junior Tosses 12 Scoreless Innings in Pair of A-10 Wins
Enters the season ranking second all-time at GW with 16 career sacrifice bunts, fourth with a .988 career fielding percentage, fifth with 14 runners caught stealing and seventh with a .333 career on-base percentage.
2012: Saw action in all 55 games and made 53 starts behind the plate ... Committed just three errors in 254 chances for a .988 fielding percentage, best among all GW regulars and ninth-best all-time ... Caught 14 runners (26 percent) attempting to steal, a GW single-season record which tied for fourth in the Atlantic 10 ... Set a GW single-season record with 16 sacrifice bunts, ranking second in the A-10 ... Ranked second on the team with 27 walks, second-most in a season in program history ... Set a GW single-game record with four walks against Rhode Island (April 13) ... Reached base in nine consecutive games from Feb. 25-March 9, collecting four hits and seven walks in that span ... Batted 10-for-25 with four multi-hit games from March 27-April 7 ... Batted .179 on the season with 24 hits in 134 at-bats, but posted a .333 on-base percentage ... Ranked fourth on the team with 19 runs scored ... Collected five doubles and 12 RBIs and stole three bases ... Seven of her RBIs came with two outs.
High School: Led American Heritage to three straight district championships from 2009-11...team won Florida 3A State Championship her sophomore season...two-time Florida All-State Third Team honoree...squad was regional runner-up in 2010 and 2011...guided team to first undefeated regular season in school history her senior year...Patriots finished 2011 season ranked No. 1 in Florida and No. 5 nationally by maxpreps.com...named to Sun Sentinel All-County First Team her sophomore and senior seasons and Second Team her junior season...earned team's Defensive MVP award in 2010...named to Miami Herald All-County First Team her senior year...awarded Patriot Award for Leadership...posted a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage her junior and senior years...named team's Top Newcomer as a sophomore transfer...awarded team MVP award and was named all-conference as a freshman in Virginia...batted .474 and posted a .544 on base percentage her senior season with 11 runs and 16 RBI...ranked the No. 12 defensive catcher in the nation by maxpreps.com...played ASA for Florida Gold Coast Hurricanes.
Personal: Samantha Brooke Dos Santos...born August 17, 1993...daughter of Jamie and Louis Dos Santos...has two sisters, Kelly (28) and Alexis (19)...majoring in criminal justice and minoring in psychology with hopes of becoming a judge.