Samantha Woods
Samantha Woods

RS Senior

Bolingbrook, Ill.

High School:




Women's Basketball Postseason Banquet

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


Boilermakers Collect 51 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Awards

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


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

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


No. 22 Purdue Travels To Auburn

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


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.


No. 3 Notre Dame vs. No. 12 Purdue

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

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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.

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.

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.


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