#6 Samantha Beltran
|PREV. SCHOOL||Streetsville Secondary|
2017 All-OVC Second Team
Tiger Invitational Most Valuable Player
2017 Team Captain
2016-17 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)
2016 All-OVC Preseason Team
2015-16 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA)
2015-16 OVC Academic Medal of Honor (4.0 GPA)
2014-15 OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll
As a Senior, 2017 season: Started all 30 matches as a team captain... Led the team with 881 assists and 13 double-doubles... Recorded a career-high 61 assists against Jacksonville State (10/6)... Named Tiger Invitational MVP after registering 109 assists in the three-game sweep of Alcorn, New Orleans and FIU... Ended career ranked second in all-time assists (3,594), and holds the fifth, sixth and twelfth slots in single-season assists... Earned a spot on the All-Conference Second Team.
As a Junior, 2016 season: Missed the first 15 matches due to injury...started 15 of the 18 matches she played in...Tallied 451 assists on the season...Recorded 130 digs...Had a season high 41 assists and 16 digs against Belmont on Oct. 25...Registered five double-doubles during the season...moved into 2nd all time in assists with (2,713)... Earned a spot on the OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.25+ GPA).
As a Sophomore, 2015 season: Earned starts in all 30 matches during sophomore season… Led the team in assists (1,128), sixth most all-time for a single season in TSU history... Averaged 9.56 assists per set… Led the team with 39 service aces on the year... Recorded the second highest attack percentage on the team (.276)… Had a season-high 59 assists against UT Martin on Oct. 24… Notched 10 double-doubles on the season, the second most on the team.
As a Freshman, 2014 season: Had one of the best seasons for a Tiger setter of all time… Piled up 1,134 assists for the season, fifth most all-time for a single season in TSU history… Led the team in service aces with 29 on the year… Totaled 220 digs (1.9 per set) for the year… Tallied 21 total blocks… Racked up a season-best 58 assists in the final match of the season at home against Eastern Illinois (Nov. 15)… Had 50 or more assists in four matches including a four-set tilt at Cincinnati (Sep. 20).
At Streetsville Secondary School: Helped lead Streetsville to a ROPSAA Triple-A Championship in her senior season… Earned MVP honors in the Joan of Arc Tournament in 2011… Was a member of the Student Council, the Tiger Leadership Council, and earned Academic Honors every year in secondary school
Club: Played club ball for Peel Selects coached by Ken Jones, Eclipse West Volleyball Club coached by Amanda Vigna, Defensa Volleyball Club coached by Aaron McGregor and Lakeside Volleyball Club coached by Bear Davies
Birthday: July 1
Daughter of: Franz and Theresa Beltran
Major: Political Science with a minor in geography