2 - Samantha Surface
Samantha Surface
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Fresno, Calif.
High School: Bullard
Position: RS/MH

2008: Team co-captain...started all 26 matches and played 88 sets...set career best marks with 209 kills, 161 digs and 13 service aces...led the team in kills, while ranking third in aces and fourth in digs...recorded four double-doubles...had 14 kills and a career-best 14 digs against Central Connecticut (9/10)...posted a season-best 16 kills against Wagner (9/13) as the team won the match 3-2...recorded 12 kills and a career-best 14 digs versus Bryant (9/13)...had 10 kills and 11 assists at Lehigh (9/26)...recorded 11 kills and 10 digs versus Navy (11/15).

2007: Played 26 matches and 83 sets...ranked third on the team with 187 kills and a career-best 30 total blocks...also had 96 digs, nine service aces and 23 assists...recorded 15 kills in the 3-1 win over St. Peter's (8/24)...had 14 kills against Providence (9/12)...recorded a career-best 18 kills against American (9/18)...had 10 kills at Lafayette (10/6)...recorded her second career collegiate double-double with 12 kills and 12 digs in the 3-0 victory over Lehigh (11/3).

2006: Played 16 matches and 48 sets...ranked fourth on the team in kills with 89...tied for fourth on the team in total blocks with 18...also recorded 41 digs and 14 assists...registered 12 kills at Providence and added eight digs (9/13)...had her first collegiate double-double with 11 kills and 10 digs against Maryland-Baltimore County (9/16).

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity volleyball team for coach Russ Peña at Bullard H.S. in Fresno, Calif....team captain as a junior and a senior...won the Coach's Award in 2005...earned first team all-league accolades in 2005, while she received second team all-league honors in 2002, 2003 & 2004...team won the County-Metro Athletic Conference Championship in 2004 & 2005...team placed second at the St. Francis Invitational in 2005...named to the Northern California Volleyball Association High Performance second team in 2003 & 2004...2006 captain of the Central Cal club team...Central Cal placed third at the Junior Olympics (American Division) in 2006...played for the Sports City club team in 2004-2005...Sports City won the 2004 NCVA Power League Championship...Sports City finished in 25th place in the open division of the Junior Olympics in both 2004 & 2005...earned a spot on the Academic Honor Roll in all four years of high school.

Personal: Daughter of George and Carolina Surface...has one sister, Madylaine...a Sociology major.

Surface's Career Statistics

Year SP Kill Asst Dig Blk Aces
2006 48 89 14 41 18 3
2007 83 187 23 96 30 9
2008 88 209 21 161 15 13
Total 219 485 58 298 63 25