25 - Samantha Soyez
Samantha Soyez
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Goddard, Kan.
High School: Hillsboro HS
Position: Guard/Forward
Previous School: Newman

2012-13: Appearing in all 27 games for the Lions at guard as a junior, Soyez made 19 starts on the year while averaging 3.4 points, 2.1 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game averaging 18.3 minutes per contest...Shot 38.3% (31-81) from the field on the year, while hitting 25% (8-32) from three-point range and 67% (22-33) from the free-throw line...Ranked second in assists on the team with 56, including a team-high nine in a win at home over Central Oklahoma...Scored a season-high 11 points in a two-point win at home over Missouri Western...Grabbed a season-high six rebounds twice in victories over Southwest Minnesota State and Central Oklahoma...Also dished out six assists in a win at home over Southwest Baptist.

At Newman: Helped lead the Jets to a 42-14 record in her two years...back-to-back Heartland Conference regular season championships and a Heartland Conference Tournament championship her sophomore year which was Newman's first ever trip to a NCAA D-II regional...scored a career-high 15 points in a 88-81 win over Texas A & M International...Played in 55 games with 49 starts in her two years with the Jets.

In High School: Starting Point Guard led Hillsboro High School (23-3) to a 3A State Title earning All-State honors as a freshman.  Transferred to Goddard High School her sophomore year leading them to a 2nd place finish at the 6A State Tournament earning all-state honors.  Her junior year suffered a hip injury so missed the end of the season.  Her senior year for the Lions averaged 13 points, 7 rebounds, and 6 assists per game taking a young team to the championship game of sub-state.  Named to the All-Tournament team at the Firebird Classic, hosted by Lawrence Free State High School; Earned First Team All-AVCTL; All-State 6A Honors; Holds Assist record at Goddard High School

Personal: A Communications major at Southern...daughter of Will and Gayla Soyez... older brother Elliot is a junior on the Lions' golf team.