Sammy Marshall

Position: OF | Number: 10
Bats: Left | Throws: Right
Daye of Birth: 07/22/1993 | Height: 5-7

Resides: Naperville, Ill.

Pro Experience:
4th Season: CHI (2015-present)

College Experience:
Western Illinois

TRANSACTION HISTORY:
  • Drafted 18th overall in the 4th round of the 2015 NPF Draft by the Bandits
  • Extended her contract with the Bandits for the 2016 season on December 9, 2015
  • Renewed her contract with the Bandits ahead of the 2017 season on January 31, 2017.
  • Re-signed with the Bandits prior to the 2018 season on Sept. 25, 2017.
PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Made her professional debut with the Bandits in the season opener against the Pennsylvania Rebellion on May 29, 2015 as a pinch-runner.
  • Captured the NPF's stolen base crown in 2016 by swiping 16 bases in just 18 attempts.
  • Stepped into a starting role in 2016 when Emily Allard suffered a season-ending injury and became a major contributor in the lineup, batting .244 with eight RBI.
  • Increased her playing time from 25 games to 51 games (46 starts) during her second season with the Bandits.
  • Recorded her first career stolen base and run scored against the Pennsylvania Rebellion on May 31, 2015 in a 12-4 Bandits win.
  • Enjoyed a breakout 2017 season - batted a career-high .322 with two home runs and 11 RBI.
  • Launched her first career out-of-the park home run on Aug. 8, 2017 in an 8-0 victory over the Texas Charge.
COLLEGIATE HIGHLIGHTS (WESTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY): 
  • Became just the third player from WIU to ever be drafted to play professionally
  • Owns program and Summit League records in stolen bases (134) and runs scored (168)
  • Broke WIU and conference record for career batting average (.456), also ranking in the top 10 in NCAA history
  • 2x Summit League Player of the Year
  • 4x All-Summit League First Team selection
PERSONAL: 
  • Majored in exercise science and minored in nutrition while at Western Illinois.
  • 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.

STATS

Hitting Stats »

Year League Club AB H AVG SLG OB% R 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB
2017 NPF Bandits 143 46 0.322 0.413 0.333 23 3 2 2 11 2 31 9
2016 NPF Bandits 122 33 0.254 0.311 0.311 21 3 2 0 8 10 30 15
2015 NPF Bandits 6 0 0.000 0.000 0.250 11 0 0 0 0 1 3 6