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Sammy Marshall

Position: OF | Number:

Bats: L | Throws: R

Date of Birth: 07/22/1993 | Height: 5'7"

Resides:Naperville, Ill.

College Experience:
Western Illinois

Pro Experience:
Fourth season

Transaction history:

  • 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.

 

Professional highlights:

  • 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.
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