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Brittany                           Sample
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Brittany
Sample
Class: Jr.
Hometown: Lewisville, Texas
Height: 5-7
Sport: Volleyball
Position: S

Biography

At West Virginia in 2013
  • 2013 Academic All-Big 12 Volleyball Second Team
  • One of three Mountaineers to play in every set of every match
  • Has started and played in every set of every match in her career and started and played in every set of all 33 matches
  • Blue/Gold Invitational Most Valuable Player
  • Gold & Blue Player’s Challenge Most Valuable Player
  • Mountaineer Invitational All-Tournament Team
  • Eagle Challenge All-Tournament Team
  • Totaled 1,189 assists for a 10.34 assists per set average, ranking fourth in the Big 12 Conference
  • Second on team with 284 digs for a 2.47 digs per set average
  • Second on team with eight double-double, while being just one dig shy of a double-double on two occasions
  • Chipped in 44 blocks and 15 service aces
  • Season-high 57 assists in win over Texas Tech on Nov. 2
  • Career-high 25 digs in win over Georgetown on Sept. 20
  • Surpassed 2,000 career assists in win over TCU on Nov. 16 and has 2,149 assists through two seasons
  • Averaged 10.95 assists per set in 17 nonconference games, helping the Mountaineers to a 15-2 nonconference record
  • Had at least 21 assists in all but one match
  • Posted double-digit digs eight times
At West Virginia in 2012
  • One of two freshmen to start and play in every set and match during the 2012 season
  • Finished the season with a team-leading 960 assists and 8.89 assists per set, while also chipping in 74 kills, 273 digs and 25 total blocks
  • Recorded eight games with 30 plus assists, five games with 40 plus assists and three straight games with 50 plus assists
  • Finished with 74 kills, 273 digs and 5 total blocks
  • Posted her first career double-double in the first match of the season against St. Francis with 35 assists and 17 digs
  • Recorded 12 double-doubles, including seven over a nine game period from Sept. 7 to Sept. 29
  • Finished second on the team in digs with 273 and led the team in digs on six different occasions including a season- and career-high 20 against TCU
  • Recorded her first 50 assist plus game against Robert Morris and posted 50 plus assists in the next two matches including a season- and career-high 59 versus Cleveland State
  • One of nine Mountaineers to serve up double-digit service aces with 12 on the season and had a season- and career-high two against Wright State and Baylor
  • Named to the Mountaineer Invitational All-Tournament team after posting 107 assists, nine kills, four blocks and 32 digs
Prep
  • 2011-12 AVCA Under Armour All-American Honorable Mention
  • 2011-12 Prepvolleyball.com High School All-American Special Mention
  • Named to the Prepvolleyball.com 2012 Senior Aces 150 list
  • 2011-12 Lonestarvolleyball.com All-Texas Team special recognition
  • One of 73 finalists for the Andi Collins Award, which is given to the nation’s top prep setter
  • All-tournament team member at the 2011 Grapevine Tournament and 2011 Pearland Tournament
  • Transferred to Hebron High at the start of her junior year and led the Lady Hawks to the 2010 Texas 5A state championships and was named to the 5A State all-tournament team and TGCA 5A all-state team
  • 2010 District 8-5A Setter of the Year and 2010 Lonestarvolleyball.com Outstanding Setter
  • 2010 Prepvolleyball.com High School All-American
  • All-tournament team member at the 2010 Grapevine Tournament, 2010 Allen Tournament and 2010 Pearland Tournament
  • 2010 Pearland Tournament Most Outstanding Setter
  • 2010 District 8-5A Setter of the Year
  • Started prep career at Brandeis High, where she was a two-year letterwinner
  • Max Preps/AVCA Player of the Week on Aug. 25, 2009, and Nov. 7, 2010
  • San Antonio Express News Player of the Week on Sept. 1, 2009
  • 2009 All-District 28-5A First Team
  • All-tournament team member at the 2009 Seguin Tournament, 2009 NE Tournament and 2009 NS Tournament
  • Awarded the San Antonio Express News Game Ball on Oct. 28, 2008
  • 2008 Brandeis High Volleyball Offensive Most Valuable Player
  • 2008 San Antonio Express News Newcomer of the Year
  • All-tournament team member at the 2008 South San Antonio Tournament and 2008 Alamo Heights Tournament
Personal
  • Daughter of Glen and Jessica Sample
  • Birthday is Jan. 3
  • Enrolled in pre-civil engineering
  • Has three sisters
  • Garrett Ford Academic Honor Roll
Year SP K A Dig SA TB
2012
108
74
960 273 12
26
2013 115 69 1,189 284 15 45
Career 223 143 2,149 557 27 71

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