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Samantha LaZear
Samantha  LaZear

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Comer, Ga.

High School:
Madison County HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
OF

06/17/2016

Top-10 Finish Wraps Successful Season

Georgia was No. 7 in the final national polls after making the prgoram's third trip to the WCWS.

06/02/2016

Bulldogs Battle Past FSU, 5-4

A resilient effort from the Georgia softball team (46-18) allowed the Bulldogs to defeat No. 8 Florida State (53-9) by a 5-4 tally on Thursday at ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in the first round of the Women's College World Series.

05/23/2016

Seniors All Have Their Moments

Seniors All Have Their Moments

05/11/2016

LaZear Named to SEC Community Service Team

Samantha LaZear is active in the Athens community as well as in her hometown.

05/07/2016

No. 4 Tide Rallies For 9-7 Win

Tina Iosefa hit her fourth grand slam of the season.

Career: Played in 228 games with 188 starts...Finished top 10 in Georgia’s career records with a .351 batting average (8th) and toughest to strikeout (1st)…Had a perfect fielding percentage in two of her four years at Georgia, finishing with a .990 mark…Tallied 23 sacrifice hits, 37 stolen bases, 122 runs, 161 hits and struck out just 29 times in 459 official at-bats...Earned numerous off-the-field honors, including CoSIDA Academic All-District, SEC Community Service Team, UGA’s LEAD Academy while a member of SAAC.

2016:
Played in 61 games, starting 50 of them...Totaled 47 hits with 36 runs and tied for a team-best nine sacrifice hits...Third on the team in batting average with a .388 clip...Did not commit a single error this season with 65 putouts...Went 2-for-3 in second game against Minnesota...Connected with six hits during the Texas A&M series, going 3-for-3 in game two...Posted two hits and two runs in second game at Alabama…Notched a hit in game one at No. 1 Florida in Super Regional action…Had two hits and a run in each game against Florida State and Auburn in the WCWS…Named to SEC Softball Community Service Team.

2015: 
Played in 57 games with 40 starts, including 32 starts at centerfield...Hit .330 with 30 hits, 30 runs and seven RBI...Was 11-for-12 in stolen bases...Had team-high seven sacrifice hits on the year, ranking eighth in the SEC in the category...Appeared in 21 SEC games with 15 starts...Posted .250 average with eight hits, 10 runs and 2-for-2 in swiped bags against league opponents...Had five multi-hit games on the season, including a perfect 3-for-3 with two runs against Omaha...Tabbed two stolen bases against Indiana...Went 2-for-2 with a sacrifice hit in win over Oklahoma...Combined for 4-for-5 at the plate with three runs in series at Arkansas.

2014:
Recipient of the Beatrice F. Cole & Ronnie M. Cole Softball Scholarship...Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District Team...Started 59 games in the outfield...Had a .326 batting average...Had 47 hits on the season...Boasted an on-base percentage of .353...Was a .338 hitter in SEC play...Did not commit an error in the outfield...Had the second-most stolen bases with nine...Recorded a career-best three hits on two occasions, including at LSU...Tied her career-record with two runs six times...Set a career best of two RBI twice, including against Auburn...Drew four walks...Stole two bases in a game twice, including against South Carolina.

2013: Appeared in 51 games with 40 starts in her freshman season...Saw time as an outfielder and pinch runner...Registered a .359 batting average...Hit three doubles...Scored 24 runs...Was 13-for-17 in stolen bases...Recorded a season-best two hits seven times, including against No. 13 Texas A&M...Scored a season-best two runs three times, including against No. 2 Florida...Recorded two doubles against Delaware State...Posted two stolen bases in a game twice.

High School: Four year letterwinner at Madison County High School...Three-year member of the All-Region team...Named to the All-State First Team as a sophomore, junior and senior...Named the Most Valuable Defensive Player as a freshman, sophomore and senior...Named Madison County High School's Most Improved as a freshman...Four-time Academic All-American...Helped Madison County to have the highest team GPA in the nation for four years...Played for the South team in the North/South All-Star game...Played for the Southern Force travel team from 2010-12...Also was an All-Region tennis player, set the school record in the discus throw and played basketball...Was the valedictorian of her class.

Personal: Daughter of Mike and Linda LaZear...Father played football and ran track at Missouri...Grandfather, Paul Palm, played for the St. Louis Browns...Has a sister, Mackenzie.

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