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Samantha Sweigart

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Mertztown, Pa.

High School:
Brandywine Heights

Last College:
Government & Law

Height:
5-4

Position:
2B

Samantha  Sweigart

05/08/2018

Female Pair Up for Charles L. Albert '08 Award

Colbourne, Sweigart named finalists for outstanding senior female athlete

05/02/2018

Marist Closes Out Softball's Home Slate

Sweigart becomes all-time leader in being hit by a pitch

04/24/2018

Dragons Hold Off Leopards in Mid-week Twinbill

Grover and B. Wensel smack home runs

04/22/2018

Terriers Take Pitchers' Duel

Randall goes six innings for Leopards

04/21/2018

DuBois Stifles Leopards Offense as Boston U. Takes Two

Teams will close out conference series on Sunday at noon

05/08/2018

Charles L. Albert '08 Award - Female Nominees

Nominees for the Charles L. Albert '08 Award to be announced at the 2018 PARDees.

04/14/2018

Lafayette vs. Colgate -- Senior Day

Photos by Rick Smith

03/28/2018

Softball vs. Rider

March 28, 2018

03/25/2018

Lafayette vs. Holy Cross

Photos by Rick Smith

03/14/2018

Softball @ Penn

March 14, 2018

2017: Selected as the program's player of the year for the second straight season...started all 41 of Lafayette's games at second base...hit for a team-leading .298 average with seven extra-base hits and six RBI...made just one error in 86 chances...led the team with seven multi-hit games helping her reach base successfully in 11 straight games...batted in the lead-off spot in 38 games, leading the team in walks (11) and on-base percentage (.377)...drove in runs in six different games...hit for a .500 average with runners on and runners in scoring position in Patriot League play...led the team with four stolen bases...knocked in the go-ahead run in Leopards' first win of the season vs. Morgan State (3/5)...managed a 3-for-4 day with an RBI vs. Army (4/8)...went 5-for-8 with a triple and a home run in two games vs. Drexel (4/27), helping team to a split...connected for three doubles in a 2-1 win at Rider (4/30)...one of 13 Lafayette softball student-athletes named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2016: Named team's player of the year after hitting for a .319 average with three doubles, three home runs and eight RBI...managed 12 multiple-hit games and led the team in runs scored...managed a team-leading .859 OPS with an on-base percentage of .403 and a slugging percentage of .459...put together a team-best nine-game hitting streak from April 2-14...Academic All-Patriot League selection...started all 45 games at second base where she had just four errors in 202 chances...split time between the lead-off and No. 3 spots in the batting order...led the team in hitting in Patriot League play with a .346 average, including all three of her season homers...team-best .459 slugging percentage and a .577 clip in conference action...opened the season with a three-hit game in an 11-8 win over Rhode Island (2/19)...drove in a pair of runs in win over Delaware State (2/20) and Wagner (3/19)...went 2-for-3 with three RBI in 10-9 win over Holy Cross (4/10) in the series finale, following a game-one performance in which she scored three runs after being hit by a pitch three times...went a perfect 4-for-4 in the season finale at Army...one of 16 Lafayette softball players to earn a place on the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2015: Started 36 games on the season at second base...recorded a team high six doubles in league play...tied for first on the team with nine RBIs...hit .250 with eight RBIs, five doubles, and four runs in 18 games in April...team highs in walks (12) and HBP (5) resulted in the highest OB% on the team (.339)...team leader in batting average against left handers (.400) and as a leadoff hitter (.476)...batted .271 in away games...went 2-3 with one run, one RBI, and one walk in the first game of a doubleheader against Penn on 4/1...went 2-3 with two RBIs and a double in the second game of a doubleheader against Colgate on 4/12...went 2-3 with a run, double, and walk against Bucknell on 4/14...went 2-4 with a run and two RBIs against Marist on 4/28...Patriot League Academic Honor Roll selection...named the team's Defensive Player of the Year after committing just two errors in 140 chances for a .986 fielding percentage

High School
: Team MVP as a junior...2013 Reading Eagle Berks All-County team...2011 and 2012 Reading Eagle Honorable Mention...member of 2013 PIAA AA State Championship team...two-time Reading Eagle Scholar Athlete of the Week...Distinguished Honor Roll member since 2010.

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