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#38 Samantha Jones
Position: First Base/Outfield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'10"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Yorktown, Ind.
High School: Yorktown
Other College: Purdue North Central
Experience: Transfer
Samantha Jones Bio
Courtesy: Ball State Athletics
Release: 11/06/2013

 Career Statistics
• 2014 Game-by-Game Statistics

2013: Earned second letter at PNC … tallied a .299 batting average … recorded 29 hits on the year, including four doubles, a triple and a home run … also scored 14 runs while collecting 10 RBI … recorded a .991 fielding percentage at first base with just two errors in 212 chances.

2012: Earned first letter at PNC … became the first player in program history to earn Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference Freshman Player of the Year accolades … as also named first team All-CCAC after leading the squad with a .423 batting average … she tallied 69 hits on the year, including 13 home runs, 11 doubles and two triples … logged a .755 slugging percentage … also tallied 50 RBI and scored 41 runs.

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned four letters in softball for coach Chrissie Saunders at Yorktown High School … three-time All-Hoosier Heritage Conference selection at first base, including first team honors in 2010 … three-time team Most Valuable Player and three-time All-Delaware County honoree … helped guide the Tigers to the program’s first sectional title and first regional appearance in 2010 … named to the Indiana Bomb Squad in 2010 after blasting a Yorktown single-season record 13 home runs … her 21 career home runs were also a program record … posted a .389 batting average as a senior, with nine doubles, a triple and three home runs … also finished the season with 31 RBI, 12 runs scored and a .641 slugging percentage … was a .367 hitter over her career with 113 hits, including her school-record 21 homers … Also tallied 103 career RBI, 71 career runs scored and 10 career stolen bases … played club softball for Team Akadema (2009-201) and the Indiana Magic (2010-2011) … also earned three letters in basketball at Yorktown.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Mike Jones and Sherry Lindsey … has two brothers, Ian and Aiden, and one sister, Katie … born Jan. 2, 1993 in Muncie, Ind. … full name is Samantha Michelle Jones … majoring in marketing … maintains a 3.333 grade-point average.