26 - Samantha Sloniker
Samantha Sloniker
Height: 5-4
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Dimas, CA
High School: San Dimas HS
Previous College: Mt. San Antonio College
Position: UTIL
EXP: TR

2011

Sloniker started all 53 games for Northridge in 2011 ... made 47 starts in the outfield and six at shortstop ... batted .167 for the season with 26 runs, 25 hits, three doubles, two home runs, 13 RBIs, 15 walks, six sac bunts and a stolen base ... had four multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games ... had season-high two hits on four separate occasions ... had two RBIs in two different games ... scored a season-high two runs in six different games ... blasted home runs against Boise State on Feb. 27 and against Murray State on Mar. 4 ... finished year with a .955 fielding percentage in 89 chances ... had 64 put-outs and 24 assists.

Mt. San Antonio College

Sloniker spent the 2009 and 2010 season with the Mounties ... named to All-South Coast Conference and All-SoCal First Team following 2010 season ... helped team win state championship in 2009 ... graduated in 2010 with AA Degree in Kinesiology.

San Dimas High School

Sloniker was a four-year letterwinner for the Saints ... named to All-Valle Vista League Team following all four seasons ... helped lead team to three Valle Vista League titles ... graduated in 2008.

Personal

Born on Nov. 12, 1989 ... daughter of Jackie and James Sloniker ... has one brother, Patrick ... favorites include the Los Angeles Dodgers, Denzel Washington and "The Other Guys" ... says the best thing about being an athlete is meeting new people, making friends and staying in shape ... advice for young people is "never give up and don't let anything get you down" ... majoring in Psychology.