Samantha Carpenter

#3 Samantha Carpenter

HT. 5'6"
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Forest City, N.C.

2015 Season (Junior):  Hit .259 in 27 games in 2015...Notched a two-hit game vs. Youngstown State in the season opener...Hit her fifth career home run in an April 3rd game at Samford...Named to the Spring Academic SoCon squad.

2014 Season (Sophomore): Started in 26 contests, including 18 at 3B... Appeared in 34 games.

2013 Season (Freshman): Appeared in 31 contests for ETSU, receiving a starting nod in all but two... Batted .244 with 20 hits, while slugging .390.

Prior to ETSU:  Lettered in both softball and volleyball at Chase High School...Earned eight athletic letters playing both sports...Named to six all-conference teams in high school (three in each sport)...In her senior season in volleyball she collected over 125 kills...Batted over .450 during her junior and senior seasons...Named Player of the Year in both volleyball and softball.

Personal:  Born September 18, 1994... daughter of Jimmy and Shelia Melton... plans to major in Physical Education.

Career Highs Hitting: Hits: 3, 2x last vs. Siena (March 5, 2016), Runs: 2, 5x last vs. Kennesaw State (March 13, 2016), Home Runs: 2 vs. Kent State (Feb. 8, 2013), RBI: 4 vs. Kent State (Feb. 8, 2013), SBs: 1, 2x last vs. Morehead State (March 5, 2016).