Position
Defensive Specialist
Height
5'5
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Madisonville, La.
Major
General Studies
High School
St. Scholastica Academy

2012 Carolina Classic All-Tournament Team

SENIOR SEASON (2012)
One of four Tigers to play in all 29 matches … Checked in with nine starts, including seven at the libero position … Appeared in all 121 matches of her career and joined former All-American Marina Skender as the only four-year letterwinners to accomplish that feat during the 2000’s … Finished her career with 1,063 digs to rank 12th on the program’s all-time list … Also totaled 80 assists and 70 service aces … Her 314 digs, 2.93 per set average and 13 double figure dig efforts were career-highs and second on the team … The 2.93 digs per set were 18th in the SEC … LSU’s defense racked up a SEC-leading 16.85 digs per set, upped its average to a conference-best 17.90 per set average in league matches … Tallied 13 perfect passer rating with 10 or more attempts, also second on the squad … Opened run of 11 straight matches with 10 or more digs with a 13-scoop effort versus Western Michigan (Sept. 8) … Took home Carolina Classic All-Tournament Team honors (Sept. 7-8) … Started LSU’s first seven SEC matches at libero (Sept. 16-Oct. 3), filling in for an injured Meghan Mannari … Registered 3.22 digs per set to rank 17th during SEC matches … Came away with 14 digs and a career-high six assists at South Carolina (Sept. 16) … Secured her four highest career dig totals while at libero: 25 versus Kentucky (Sept. 21), 22 against Missouri (Sept. 23), 33 at Mississippi State (Sept. 28) and 21 during the Georgia match (Oct. 3) … The 33 scoops at Mississippi State are tied for seventh in program history for a single match … Pieced together 11 consecutive matches with a perfect passer ratio (Sept. 16-Oct. 21), a span of 174 receptions … Went over the 1,000 dig plateau with nine-scoop performance at Kentucky (Oct. 21) … Registered 13 digs and three assists against Mississippi State (Oct. 28) … Claimed seven scoops and ripped a season’s best three aces versus Arkansas (Nov. 21).

JUNIOR SEASON (2011)
One of two Tigers to play in all 30 matches … Has started her career with 92 consecutive appearances … Eight of her 10 starts came during SEC action … Corralled 229 digs at a 2.16 per set average and claimed 10 double figure dig performances to rank fourth on the team … Eight of her 10 efforts came versus SEC opponents … LSU’s defense racked up an SEC-leading 16.52 digs per set during conference matches … Tallied nine perfect passer ratings with 10 or more attempts … Slapped 18 aces at a 0.17 per set clip, fourth-highest on the squad … Tallied aces in 14 matches, including five straight to start the season (Aug. 26-Sept. 2) … Registered a career-high 18 digs against Miami (Aug. 27) … Strung together consecutive perfect passer marks with a season-best 23 receptions versus Xavier (Sept. 9) and at Western Kentucky (Sept. 10) … Tallied three straight matches with 10 or more digs to open SEC play, including a 14-scoop effort at Ole Miss (Sept. 16) … Posted six consecutive matches, a run of 69 attempts, without a reception error (Oct. 16-Nov. 4) … Added a career-high three aces against Alabama (Oct. 21) … Corralled a team-leading 14 digs during LSU’s 3-2 comeback victory at Mississippi State (Oct. 30) … Chipped in 12 digs versus No. 19 Florida (Nov. 11).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2010)
One of four players to see action in all 107 sets over LSU’s 30 matches … Checked in with 26 starts, including one frame at libero against Alcorn State (Sept. 4) … Captured 263 digs at a 2.46 per set ratio to rank fourth on the team … Collected 13 double-digit dig performances, tied for third-highest on the squad … Eight of 10 or more dig efforts came away from home … Tacked on 17 perfect passer ratings sparked by five consecutive matches (Oct. 22-Nov. 7) … LSU won 35 of 36 sets when the team posted a 70 percent or better sideout efficiency … LSU’s defense ranked second in the SEC and claimed 15.98 digs per set, while the Tigers limited their opponents to a .175 hitting percentage … Powered home 23 aces at a 0.21 per set ratio to rank second on the team … Four of her six multi-ace matches were in SEC play … Pulled in a season-best 15 digs at TCU (Sept. 3) … Popped a career-high five aces and added seven digs against Alcorn State (Sept. 4) … Chipped in nine digs and equaled a career-best four assists during home opener versus North Carolina (Sept. 9) … Sprawled out for 10 digs each in back-to-back matches against Georgia (Sept. 19) and at Alabama (Sept. 24) … Notched a perfect passer rating in a season-best 18 attempts at No. 2 Florida (Oct. 1) … Matched a season-high 15 digs versus No. 22 Tennessee (Oct. 10) … Began run of five straight perfect passer ratings with 17 spotless attempts at Georgia (Oct. 22) … Equaled a season-best 15 digs against Ole Miss (Nov. 7) … Secured her 500th career dig as part of an 11-scoop effort versus No. 1 Florida (Nov. 21). 

FRESHMAN SEASON (2009)
One of five Tigers to play in all 32 matches … Tied for third on the team with 11 double-digit dig performances … Fifth on the squad with a 2.23 digs per set average … Recorded back-to-back double-figure dig efforts on four occasions … Added 17 aces and compiled 11 perfect passer ratings with at least 10 attempts … Racked up a career-high 17 digs and three assists at Notre Dame (Aug. 30) … Snagged 13 digs in her home debut against No. 6 Nebraska (Sept. 4) … Tallied a perfect passer rating on 26 attempts against Long Beach State (Sept. 12) … Made first career start at libero against New Orleans (Sept. 12) … Totaled a perfect passer mark in seven of her 10 SEC road outings … Notched 13 digs in her SEC debut against Tennessee (Sept. 18) … Her 100th dig came at Auburn (Sept. 25) … Dished out a career-high four assists at Georgia (Sept. 27) … Corralled 12 digs apiece in sweeps over South Carolina (Oct. 9) and No. 6 Florida (Oct. 11) … Matched a career-best 17 digs at Tennessee (Oct. 26) … Picked up 200th dig against Georgia (Oct. 30) … Recorded 11 digs at No. 10 Florida (Nov. 13) … Fired in a career-high three aces against Mississippi State (Nov. 20).  

HIGH SCHOOL
Coached by Danny Davis at St. Scholastica Academy … Named All-District 5-1 First Team and Co-MVP after team earned third-place finish … Listed on PrepVolleyball.com’s 2009 Defensive Dandies List … Member of National Honor Society and winner of Cheryl Smith Academic Scholarship Award … Played club volleyball for Louisiana Volleyball … Team finished fifth in the National Division at Junior Nationals in July 2009. 

PERSONAL
Full name is Samantha Ann Delahoussaye … Daughter of Michael and Sharon Delahoussaye … Born on June 26, 1991 … Majoring in general studies … Also recruited by Southern Miss and College of William & Mary.

 

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