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2  Sylver Samuel
Sylver Samuel

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Simpsonville, S.C.

High School:
Hillcrest HS

Position:
Outfield

Experience:
1VL


04/21/2013

Cumbess, Sagermann Homer as Softball Defeats Arkansas 5-3

Lauren Cumbess hits two-run homer, Nikki Sagermann blast three-run shot in win

04/18/2013

No. 17 Softball Continues Road Swing, Prepares for Arkansas

Kentucky softball team opens up three-game set with Razorbacks on Friday night in Fayetteville

04/17/2013

A. Smith, K. Smith, Cumbess, Joiner Homer; UK Sweeps MTSU

Ansley Smith hits two home runs in game two as UK sweeps doubleheader at Middle Tennessee

04/13/2013

Nunley's Record, Smith's RBI Cap Historic Day for No. 18 Softball

Kentucky softball team posts 4-2 win over No. 3 Florida to recap historic day for UK Softball

04/11/2013

No. 18 Softball Dedicates New Stadium With No. 3 Florida

UK Softball Complex Grand Opening Dedication Saturday at 11:45 a.m. ET on main staircase

Freshman (2013): Showed a great amount of defensive and offensive improvement in her first season with Kentucky, finishing fourth on the team in batting average and playing a solid centerfield ... Stole a team-best 21 bases out of 22 attempts ... Hit towards the bottom of the order most of the year and really gave UK an offensive spark with her speed ... Batted .319 in 57 games played with 42 starts ... Scored 22 runs ... Stole two bases during the Kajikawa Classic ... Went 1-for-1 against Washington, tapping home once ... Had two hits and three runs scored in the Coke Zero Spartan Classic ... Went 1-for-2 with a run scored and a stolen base vs. Ole Miss ... Recorded a 1-for-2 game with a run scored vs. UNC ... Went 1-for-2 and stole a base vs. Iowa ... Had a single and scored a run against Louisville ... Recorded a hit in all three games of the South Carolina series, along with two stolen bases and two runs ... Hit a single in the win over Florida ... Went 2-for-2 in game one of the MTSU doubleheader, and followed going 1-for-2 with two runs scored in game two ... Scored the game-winning run in the seventh inning against Louisville ... Went 2-for-2 in game one of the Alabama series ... Tied for most hits on the team with Joiner (five) and scored three times in Lexington Regional with three stolen bases ... Had a hit in the Tempe Super Regional.

High School:
Talented outfielder who holds several school records at Hillcrest High School in Simpsonville, S.C. ... Played left field and center field in high school ... Helped lead team to state championship in 2012 while finishing top five in the region from 2008-11 ... School records include: most hits in a season with 59 her senior year; most runs in a season with 49 her senior year; most stolen bases in a season with 51 her senior year; highest batting average (.527) and on-base percentage (.569) in a season; highest career batting average (.485) and career on-base percentage (.543); career runs scores with 155; career stolen bases with 140 ... Three-time AAAA Coaches Association for Women's Sports All-State ... 2012 Coaches Association for Women's Sports All-Star ... Four-time AAAA All-Region honoree ... Voted 2012 AAAA Coaches Association for Women's Sports Player of the Year ... Named All-State four times by the High School Sports Report in South Carolina on top of several 2012 Baseball/Softball Player of the Week honors ... Was the High School Sports Report Miss. Softball and Co-Player of the Year her senior year ... Parents are Ruperto and Yolanda Samuel ... Has two siblings ... Athletic family as her dad played football at Kansas, mother was a cheerleader, grandfather and great uncle played baseball for the Dominican Republic and cousin played football at Arkansas ... Plans a major in kinesiology or animal sciences.

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