Sammy Stipa


Royersford, Pa.

High School:




Sammy  Stipa


Strong Defense and Shooting Not Enough at Penn

Ptasinski finished with a team-high 15 points


Leopards Hit the Road to Take On the Quakers

Kucowski looks to keep up her strong play against Penn


Leopards Comeback Attempt Comes Up Just Short at St. Peter's

Kucowski finished with her first career double-double


Leopards Face First Road Test Against St. Peter's

Leopards look for first win of season against the Peaccocks


Leopards Fall at Home in Season Opener

Two Leopards finished in double digits


Lafayette vs. La Salle

Photos by Athletic Communications


Women's Basketball at Navy (PLTQF)

Lafayette Women's Basketball at Navy (Patriot League Tournament Quarterfinals / March 6, 2017)


Lafayette vs. Colgate

Lafayette vs. Colgate


Lafayette vs. Bucknell

Photos by: Nicole Palmasano


Lafayette Women's Basketball at Lehigh

Lafayette Women's basketball at Lehigh (2/18/17)

2016-17: Was the only Lafayette player to start in all 32 games … scored in double figures in seven games during her junior campaign … finished tied for eighth in the conference in steals per game (1.9) and eighth in total steals (60) … recorded at least one steal in 29 of 32 games … finished second on the team in total assists (81) and fourth in scoring (6.7 ppg) … tallied 11 points to go along with six assists and three steals against Rider (11/14) … put up 13 points in the Leopards’ home opener against Robert Morris (11/16) … had 13 points at Duquesne (12/11), sinking five of her eight field goal attempts … matched her career-high with 17 points against American (1/18).

Finished with the best single-season 3-point field goal percentage in program history, sinking 43.5 percent of her attempts from long distance…started all 24 games she appeared in, averaging 8.2 points, 3.1 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 1.7 steals per game…ranked third in the conference in 3-point percentage, sixth in steals and ninth in assists…notched 12 points in Lafayette’s home opener against Duquesne (11/20)…registered her first-career double-double in a win over St. Francis Brooklyn (12/4), delivering 15 points and an 11-assist total which was the most for any Lafayette player since 1999…also had a career-best five steals in that contest…totaled 12 points on a career-high four 3-pointers in the first game of the Cavalier Classic against Richmond (12/28)…set a new career-high with 17 points the following afternoon against Coppin State (12/29), going 7-for-8 from the field and making all three of her 3-point attempts…was 15-for-22 (68.2 percent) from long distance prior to the New Year…played the entire 40 minutes at Loyola (1/2), grabbing a season-high seven rebounds and dishing out five assists…had 12 points in a road win at American (1/20), and had 13 points and four assists in the following game at Lehigh (1/27)…reached double figures again in the rematches against those squads, tallying 14 points in another triumph over American (2/17) and notching 11 points against Lehigh (2/20)…averaged 33.1 minutes per game on the year.

Saw action in 30 games, including one start in her freshman campaign…averaged 1.9 points, 1.3 rebounds and 1.0 assists per game…scored five points and handed out three assists in her first game against Delaware (11/14)…added four points and two rebounds against Penn (12/2)…scored seven points against NJIT (12/21)…contributed five points, two assists and two steals against Bucknell (1/7)…added five points and a rebound against Boston University (1/10)…had a career-high eight points at Lehigh (1/25)…grabbed a career-best seven rebounds to go with five points and two assists against Colgate (1/28)…made her first career start at Boston U. (2/7), scoring three points, handing out two assists and grabbing two rebounds.

At Spring-Ford: Averaged 13 points per game...finalist for the PIAA AAAA MVP award...First-Team PIAA AAAA All State selection...named Pottstown Mercury Player of the Year...member of the District 1 and PIAA AAAA State Champion team...First-Team All-Montgomery News...First-Team All-Pac-10...Philadelphia Inquirer All-Southeastern PA Player of the Year...First-Team All-Southeastern PA...finalist for Miss PA Basketball...Spring-Ford Mount Rushmore Award for being named one of the top four girls athletes in Spring-Ford history...played four years of soccer...was a First-Team All-Pac 10 and First-Team All-Area soccer player.

Personal: Daughter of Mark and Laurie Stipa...has a brother, Matt, and a sister, Bryanna...born February 26, 1996.