Samantha Shafer

#17 Samantha Shafer

HT. 5'11"
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Franklin, Tenn.

2022 (Senior): Appeared in seven matches with 10 sets played ... Tallied nine kills, a block and five digs in those 10 sets ... Had at least one kill in each of her final five appearances, including four kills and a block in her last appearance against The Citadel (Oct. 15) ... Tallied three digs in her season debut at Florida (Aug. 27) and a pair of digs at home against The Citadel (Oct. 15).

Fall 2021 (Junior): Appeared in 18 matches and 52 sets during the season ... Posted 73 kills, 44 digs and ten blocks ... Notched eight kills on 20 attempts with one error in the four-set win over Furman (Oct. 2) ... Duplicated that same stat line in the three-set loss to Wofford (Oct. 16) ... Posted a season-high 11 kills on 33 attempts with no errors in the five-set loss against Chattanooga (Nov. 9) ... Posted a season-high four digs eight different times, half of which came from the first four matches of conference play. 

Prior to ETSU: Transferred to ETSU from the University of North Alabama ... At UNA, she played beach volleyball and totaled 13 wins with the Lions ... Prior to her collegiate career, she was a middle blocker and outside hitter at Franklin Road Academy in Franklin, Tenn., where she recorded more than 1,000 career kills and was an all-district selection ... In her senior year, she totaled 291 kills, 126 digs, 34 aces and 53 blocks.  

Personal: From Franklin, Tennessee ... Majoring in Kinesiology.