Women's Water Polo

Samantha Voelker   10
Samantha  Voelker

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Libertyville, Ill.

High School:
Libertyville

Height:
5-7

Position:
Center


AS A JUNIOR:
  • Fourth on team with 16 goals
  • Added 2 assists for a total of 18 points
  • Boasted second highest shot percentage on team (.421)
AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • Saw action in all 28 games for the Saints
  • Scored 19 points on 13 goals and 6 assists
  • Also recorded seven steals on season
AS A FRESHMAN:
  • Saw action in all 27 games for the Saints
  • Recorded five goals
  • Tallied three assists for 8 total points
  • Scored a goal against VMI (3/24)
  • Scored first two collegiate goals against Utica (3/2)

BEFORE SIENA:
  • Four-year letter winner and three-year starter at Libertyville High School
  • Team captain during her junior and senior seasons
  • Two-time All-Sectional Selection
  • Selected the Fifth Team All-State during her senior season
  • Also four-year letterwinner on the high school's swimming squad
  • Named MVP of her swimming team her senior season
  • Also lettered four years and started two on the bowling team

PERSONAL:
  • Daughter of Terrence and Diane
  • Lived in England and Saudi Arabia before moving to the United States
  • Participated in several charitable works including Feed My Starving Children and coached at the Special Olympics for three years

HOWE ON VOELKER:
    "Sam has great raw talent and should gain some valuable experience during her time at Siena.â??

GETTING TO KNOW SAMANTHA VOELKER:

Nickname: Sam

Major: Undecided

My goal for the upcoming season: Win the MAAC

My biggest fear: boredom

My hobbies are: reading, slacklining, painting

If I could travel anywhere, I would go: Fiji

My biggest fans: Limayry and Lizandra Cruz

Sport/Position I always wanted to try: curling

When I am not playing my sport, you can find me: in Saga

If I could have any pet, I would have: a sloth

My dream car: bugatti

My Favorite...

Class at Siena College? Gods and Goddesses

Color? purple

Sports Teams? Chicago Bulls

Type of ice cream? Fish food

Phone app? Snapchat

Animal? fox

Food? pizza

Movie? Donnie Darko

Song? Last Train Home by Lost Prophets

Pro Athlete? Joakim Noah

Number? 10

Pro Team? Chicago Bulls

Actor/Actress? Tom Hiddleston/Sandra Bullock

VOELKER'S CAREER STATISTICS

YEAR GP/GS G A PTS SH SH% STL EJD TO
2013 27/0 5 3 8 16 .313 5 0 7
Total 27/0 5 3 8 16 .313 5 0 7


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