- Drafted 18thoverall in the fourth round of the 2015 NPF Draft by the Bandits.
- Extended her contract with the Bandits for the 2016 season on Dec. 9, 2015.
- Renewed her contract with the Bandits ahead of the 2017 season on Jan. 31, 2017.
- Re-signed with the Bandits through the 2018 season on Sept. 25, 2017.
- Agreed to the three-year extension of her contract with the Bandits on May 1, 2018.
- Batted a career-high .322 during the 2017 season.
- Recorded her first career home run, an inside-the-park homer against the Beijing Shougang Eagles, on June 7, 2017,
- Went 3-for-3 with a home run and two runs scored in an 8-0 win over the Texas Charge on Aug. 9, 2017.
- Captured the NPF’s stolen base crown in 2016 by swiping 16 bases in just 18 attempts.
- Made her professional debut with the Bandits in the season opener against the Pennsylvania Rebellion on May 29, 2015, as a pinch-runner.
Get to know Sammy:
- Majored in exercise science and minored in nutrition while at WIU.
- Favorite sports team: Chicago Bears
- Became the third player in WIU history to be drafted to play at the professional ranks.
- Designed an alternate “electric blue” jersey for the Bandits during the 2016 season.