Sampson Named NAIA All-American
She leaves the Tiger softball program as one of the best offensive players in school history, owning seven offensive career records. She leaves with records for home runs (35), runs batted in (142), hits (190), slugging percentage (.687), on-base percentage (.470), total bases (345) and times hit by a pitch (25). She finished one run scored shy of the school mark as well.
In 2013, she had career-highs in batting average (.443), hits (51), triples (5), home runs (10) and stolen bases (11). She set the school record for slugging percentage this year with a mark of .843 and her triples total tied for the most in a single season at Doane. Her offensive numbers in 2013 led to 10 marks finishing in the Top 10 of the all-time single season charts at Doane.
Sampson was named the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Player-of-the-Year for 2013 and is a four-time all-conference selection. She is a two-time NAIA Scholar-Athlete (awarded to juniors and seniors), a four-time GPAC Scholar-Athlete and also earned Capital One Academic All-American Second Team honors in 2012.
In 170 games played at Doane, all starts, she batted .378 with 132 runs scored, 76 extra base hits and 33 stolen bases.