Southern Miss fell 7-4 in game 1 before being edged 4-3 in eight innings in the night cap.
Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medalist (2013-14) Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll (2014-15) Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll (2013-14)
2015 (Sophomore): Named to the 2014-15 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … Made nine appearances in the circle with six starts before sustaining a season-ending injury … Recorded a 2.65 earned run average, allowing 14 runs (13 earned runs) in 34.1 innings of work … Tallied 29 strikeouts compared to just nine walks, holding opponents to a .220 batting average … Posted a 5-1 overall record with a save, going 5-0 with a save in final eight appearances on the year … Registered multiple strikeouts in eight of nine appearances … Notched a season-high eight strikeouts in a complete game against Incarnate Word … Earned victories against Lamar, Houston Baptist, Mississippi Valley State, Incarnate Word and Detroit, while posting a save against MVSU … As a hitter, batted .353 on the year, going 12-for-34 with two doubles, a home run, three runs scored and eight RBI … Drew six walks and five hit by pitches to boost the on-base percentage to .511 to go along with the .500 slugging percentage … Reached base safely in 12 of 16 games with at least one at plate appearance … Had a season-high two hits against Jackson State and Detroit … Notched a season-best two runs against Mississippi Valley State, while driving in a season-high three RBI versus Houston Baptist … Belted a home run against HBU, while recording a pair of doubles against Detroit.
2014 (Freshman): Named a 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Medalist … Named to the 2013-14 Conference USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll … Two way player for the Golden Eagles seeing time in the circle as a pitcher and as a hitter … Ranked 83rd in the NCAA and seventh in Conference USA in walks allowed per seven innings … Made 26 appearances in the circle with 21 starts, tossing 10 complete games with a shutout, and a no-hitter … Recorded 107.1 innings pitched allowing 157 hits with 99 runs (70 earned runs) for an ERA of 4.57 … Allowed just 25 walks while tallying 54 strikeouts … Notched six wins on the season, posting Ws against North Dakota State, UTEP, Alcorn State, Middle Tennessee, Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Louisiana Tech … Recorded multiple strikeouts against Arizona, North Dakota State, Ole Miss, Detroit, Texas, UTEP, Alcorn State, Middle Tennessee (2x), Arkansas-Pine Bluff, East Carolina, UAB and Louisiana Tech, notching a season-best six Ks against ECU … Worked a season-long 8.0 innings in the circle against Ole Miss – longest outing of the season for a Southern Miss pitcher … Recorded a no-hitter against Alcorn State, facing just two batters over the minimum in 5.0 innings with no walks and five strikeouts … As a hitter, batted .194, going 14-for-72 with a double, three home runs – including a pair of grand slams – four runs scored and 14 RBI … Drew eight walks and was hit by four pitches for a .310 on-base percentage … Notched a slugging percentage of .333 … Hit grand slams for a season-best four RBI against UTEP and UTSA … Hit first collegiate home run at the Renegade Classic in Austin, Texas against Texas Southern, finishing the game with three RBI … Posted a double against East Carolina … Had a pair of multiple hit games, notching a season-best two hits against North Dakota State and Middle Tennessee … Earned first collegiate start in the season opener at Arizona.
High School: Lettered at Texas City High School in Texas City, Texas … Named All-County Player of the Year as a junior … Earned First Team All-District (2010, 2011, 2012) and Second Team All-Area (2010, 2011) … Tabbed Team Most Valuable Player as a sophomore and a junior … Also played volleyball … Played travel ball with the Houston Power … Honor student and member of Spanish Honor Society.
Personal: Full name is Samantha Rena Robles … Daughter of Rena and Ernest Robles … Has two older sisters, Kaitlan and Logan … Born on April 24 in Texas City, Texas … Majoring in biological sciences.