UCLA Women's Water Polo BIO
Sami Hill
Player Profile:
Sami Hill 1264049
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'11"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Santa Barbara, Calif.
High School: Dos Pueblos
Redshirted...was training with the USA Women's National Team prior to the 2012 Olympic Games.

Played in 14 games, making 11 starts in goal...recorded 123 saves and posted a 5.65 goals against average in 51 quarters (408 minutes)...secured All-MPSF Newcomer Team honors...logged a season-high 12 saves in two matches - versus Cal State Northridge (Jan. 23) and against USC (Feb. 27)...led UCLA to a 9-2 record in 11 starts.

High School
Four-year varsity water polo and swimming letterwinner at Dos Pueblos High School under head coach Danielle Little...also was a three-year varsity golf letterwinner at Dos Pueblos under head coach Rob Schiff...earned first-team All-CIF Southern Section Division I honors as a senior (2010), helping lead Dos Pueblos to a perfect 31-0 record and CIF-SS Div. I championship...was named the Santa Barbara and Dos Pueblos Female Athlete of the Year in 2009-10...totaled 269 saves, 30 steals, 29 assists and two goals as a senior...led Dos Pueblos to three Channel League titles (2008-10)...also helped Dos Pueblos win the CIF-SS Div. I title in 2009 and the Div. II championship in 2008...collected 259 saves, 28 steals and 12 assists as a junior...recorded 337 saves, 39 steals and 23 assists as a sophomore...netted 225 saves and five goals as a freshman...as a swimmer, was a three-time CIF qualifier in the 50-freestyle and 100-backstroke...on the golf course, was a two-time Channel League qualifier.

Competed for Santa Barbara Water Polo Club...twice led Santa Barbara to the Junior Olympics championship...was a two-time Junior Olympics MVP...also was a member of the Cadet, Youth and Junior National Teams for USA Water Polo...won the bronze medal at the 2009 Junior World Championships in Siberia.

Full name: Samantha Nan Sieni Hill...Sami is the oldest of William and Cynthia Hill's four children...has two younger sisters, Kodi and Abbi, and one younger brother, Deacon...uncle, Brian Battistone, plays professional tennis on the ATP World Tour...undeclared major.

Sami Hill's Career Statistics
2011 14/11 51.0 123 72 5.65 408:00
Totals 14/11 51.0 123 72 5.65 408:00



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