Charlotte Softball BIO
Samantha Slade
Player Profile:
Samantha Slade 779004
Position: Infielder
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Apex, N.C.
High School: Apex

At Charlotte -

2015 (Senior): Started 50 games for the Niners as a senior making 43 starts at first base and seven at second base....Finished her final year hitting .221 from the plate with 29 hits, 21 runs scored and 14 RBI....One of four Niners to finish third on the team with six doubles....Also hit three home runs....Stole five bases in five attempts....Posted a .984 fielding percentage at first with 292 putouts....Tallied seven multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games to give her 39 career multi-hit games and 21 multi-RBI games.....Finished her career starting all 201 games she played.... Totatled 572 at-bats in her career with 159 hits, 114 runs scored, 33 doubles, three triples, 16 home runs and 97 RBI....Finishes her career fourth all-time in program history in runs scored and sixth in RBIs, home runs and doubles.

2014 (Junior): Started all 49 games at second base...Second on the team in batting avergae (.315)...Led the team with 11 doubles and 33 runs...Second on the team in home runs (7) and hits (46)...Tallied 25 RBI...Recorded a school record 3 HRs and 7 RBI in a single game against St. Bonaventure (2/22) while going 3-4 at the plate...Went 4-4 with two doubles, a home run and four RBI in a win over Georgetown (3/1)...Third on the team in multi-hit (12) and multi-RBI games (5)...Season high seven game hitting streak and 10 game reached base safely streak.

2013 (Sophomore): Appeared and started 47 games at second base … Fourth on the team in batting (.324) … Second on the squad in runs (31) … Recorded 44 hits and 29 RBIs … Hit eight doubles, two home runs, and two triples … Second on the team in stolen bases (eight) … Tallied 12 multiple-hit games … Went 3-for-4 in 10-2 victory over Drexel (2/15) where she finished with four RBIs and three runs against Drexel … Also recorded three hits in 8-4 win over La Salle (5/4) where she hit two doubles and picked up a pair of RBIs … Hit .380 in conference play ... Turned two double plays ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team.

2012 (Freshman): Started all 55 games at right field and shortstop ... Batted .252 with 40 hits and 29 runs scored ... Second on the team in home runs (4), doubles (8) and RBIs (29) ... Drew 18 walks and was hit eight times for an on-base percentage of .357 ... Had nine multi-hit games and seven with multiple RBIs ... Two of her home runs and six doubles came during conference play ... First career hit, a double, came during the season opener vs. Delaware (2/11) ... Second career home run was a grand slam in a 5-1 win over NC State (3/28) ... Notched three hits with two runs scored and three batted in during a series sweep at George Washington (4/1) ... Went 2-for-2 with two RBIs, including the walk-off hit in a victory over Dayton that ensured a 49er trip to the conference tournament (5/5).

Prep: Three-time All-State and All-Conference selection ... 2010 All-District Player of the Year ... Two-time MVP ... 2011 Offensive MVP ...

Personal: Daughter of Melissa Weatherly and the late Al Slade ... Has one sibling, Ethan ... Nursing major ... Born February 19, 1993.

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