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Samantha Woods
Samantha Woods

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Bolingbrook, Ill.

High School:
Bolingbrook

Height:
6-3

Position:
Forward



04/13/2012

Women's Basketball Postseason Banquet

The Purdue women's basketball team celebrated the 2011-12 season and honored its seniors Thursday night.

03/28/2012

Boilermakers Collect 51 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Senior Chelsea Jones was one of three athletes conference-wide with a 4.0 GPA.

02/25/2012

Women's Basketball's Regular-Season Home Finale Sunday

The No. 22 Boilermakers play host to Indiana at Noon ET on Sunday.

12/16/2011

No. 22 Purdue Travels To Auburn

The Boilermakers play at Auburn on Sunday at 3 p.m. ET.

11/21/2011

No. 15/20 Women's Basketball Takes On Chicago State On Tuesday

The Boilermakers will face the Cougars on Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Mackey Arena.

12/10/2011

No. 3 Notre Dame vs. No. 12 Purdue

No. 3 Notre Dame vs. No. 12 Purdue - AP Photo Gallery

Watch Samantha Woods' Video Profile

Purdue Highlights
2010-11 - Junior

Co-captain ... Averaged 1.8 points and 1.0 rebounds ... Played in 26 games, including two starts; averaged 8.2 minutes per game ... Scored season-high 10 points at Ohio State ... Pulled down season-high five rebounds at No. 7 Texas A&M ... Tied career high with three blocks vs. Austin Peay ... Tied season high with three assists vs. SIUE.

2009-10 - Sophomore
Started 22 of 30 games ... Averaged 5.1 points and 3.5 rebounds ... Hit 17 of 38 three-pointers for 44.7 percent ... Grabbed career-high eight rebounds vs. Eastern Michigan ... Dished out a career-high four assists at Pepperdine ... Recorded career-high three blocks twice: vs. Gardner-Webb and vs. Minnesota ... Scored 12 points on 5 of 8 shooting, including 2 of 3 three-pointers vs. Notre Dame ... Scored a season-high 16 points vs. Georgetown while playing a career-high 39 minutes ... Pulled down season-high four offensive boards vs. Indiana ... Scored 10 points at UC Riverside, hitting 3 of 4 shots, including 2 of 2 from the three-point line and 2 of 2 from the free throw line ... Was ineligible for first two regular season games after playing in a closed scrimmage in her redshirt season.

2008-09 - Redshirt
Did not play; elected to take a non-medical redshirt

2007-08 - Freshman
Played in 26 games, including two starts; averaged 10.2 minutes per game ...Led team in scoring with 17 points in her college debut vs. Valparaiso ... Started first career game at Penn State ... Set a career high in field goal percentage, shooting 85.7% (6 of 7) at Ohio State ... Recorded season-high seven rebounds twice: vs. Valparaiso and at Michigan.

Bolingbrook High School Highlights
Averaged 12.6 points and 4.4 rebounds per game as a senior...Shot 55 percent from the field, including 36 percent from three-point range as a senior...Averaged 13.4 points and 4.8 rebounds as a junior...Street & Smith honorable mention All-American as a freshman, junior and senior ... Won 2006 state championship and placed second in 2007 state championship ... State Farm Classic Tournament MVP as a junior.

Personal
Full name is Samantha Danielle Woods ... Born Feb. 16, 1989 ... Parents are Delbert and Donna Woods ... Has a younger brother, Aaron ... Majoring in chemical engineering.

Noteworthy
Member of National Honor Society as junior and senior ... Won Raiders Academic Excellence Award as a junior ... Attended Fenwick H.S., alma mater of former Boilermaker Erin Lawless, as a freshman and sophomore ... Has had seven former teammates playing Division I basketball, including Shantina Boyd, Northwestern; Alison Jackson, Ohio State; Devereaux Peters, Notre Dame and Brittney Thomas, Michigan State.