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Samantha McCloskey

Samantha  McCloskey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Detroit, Mich.

High School:
Palm Harbor University

Height:
5-10

Position:
C/1B

01/20/2016

Top Notch

The Knights topped the preseason poll for the second straight season.

10/17/2013

Softball Dominates Fall Schedule

Knights take four straight

05/05/2013

UCF Softball Closes 2013 Regular Season with 6-1 Victory

The Knights will take on host Tulsa or UAB in the opening round of the C-USA Tournament on Thursday.

04/21/2013

UCF Softball Honors its Four Seniors on Senior Day

The Knights lost to Southern Miss, 3-2.

04/13/2013

Sullivan's Power Display Helps UCF Softball Earn Doubleheader Split

The sophomore hit two home runs and a double on Saturday.

2016 - SENIOR SEASON
  • Named American Athletic Conference First Team
  • Earned a spot on The American's All-Tournament team for the second straight season
  • Hit the game-winning home run in the top of the ninth to give UCF the series win over No. 18/22 USF (5/1)
  • Recorded nine multi-hit and four multi-RBI games
  • Went on a seven-game hit streak (3/5-11) and 10-game reached base streak (3/5-12)
  • Finished her career ranked second all-time in putouts (1362) and chances (1450)
  • Two-run homer against East Carolina tied her for third all-time at UCF with 23 career home runs (5/7)
  • Finished career with sixth-highest slugging percentage (.463) and fielding percentage (.988)
  • Drew 22 walks on the season, including a game-high three against Indiana State (3/12)
  • Finished her career ranked in the top ten in walks (6th-81), highest on-base percentage (7th-.385), doubles (10th-31) and RBI (T-10th-89)
2015 - JUNIOR SEASON
  • American Athletic Conference Tournament Most Outstanding Player
  • Gave UCF the 2015 AAC tournament title with a walk-off solo home run to defeat Tulsa 1-0 (5/9)
  • Set a UCF Softball single game record against James Madison, catching three runners attempting to steal second (3/15)
  • Went 4-for-4, including her first home run of the season, against George Mason to give the Knights a 10-1 run-rule walk-off win (2/7)
  • Went 3-for-3 with the game-winning HR against Tulsa (5/9)
  • Had 10 multi-hit and four multi-RBI games
2014 - SOPHOMORE SEASON
  • 2014 The American All-Tournament Team
  • Scored the game-winning run and added two hits vs. Florida A&M (2/15)
  • Recorded a pair of hits against Virginia Tech (2/23)
  • Added two hits and one RBI in the win over SIUE (3/1)
  • Recorded a pair of base knocks against Colgate (3/8)
  • Tallied two hits against Yale (3/12)
  • Registered two hits and an RBI in the victory over Marist (3/17)
  • Connected on a solo homer to ignite a five-run second vs. Memphis (3/23)
  • Posted a pair of hits against Rutgers(4/7)
  • Went 2-for-3 with a walk at Bethune-Cookman (4/16)
  • Drove in a run with two hits, including a double, in game one and connected on a solo homer in game two against Houston (4/26)
  • Notched two hits and two RBI with a home run in the series finale vs. Houston (4/27)
  • Blasted fifth round tripper in final regular season game at UConn (5/4)
  • Went a career-best 3-for-3 vs. UConn (5/8) with a home run and triple
  • Delivered two hits including a homer against Rutgers (5/10)
  • Tallied a pair of base knocks against Florida A&M (5/17)
2013 - FRESHMAN SEASON
  • Made 42 starts for the Knights in 46 games played, with 34 starts coming at first base
  • Led UCF in stolen base percentage (1.000)
  • Finished the season ranked third on the team in RBI (19), putouts (164) and homeruns (3)
  • Held the sqaud's fourth best slugging percentage (.349) and fifth best batting average (.220) along with total bases (38) and on base percentage (.315)
  • Had a stellar performance against Florida A&M (2/17), finishing a perfect 3-for-3 with five RBI, including a pair of doubles
  • Went two-for-three against Monmouth (3/20) with three RBI, a homerun and a stolen base.
PRIOR TO UCF
  • Four year varsity player under head coach Chuck Poetter
  • Voted as team's most outstanding hitter as a freshman
  • Led Pinellas County with a .485 BA as a freshman
  • Voted team MVP as a sophomore
  • Hit .614 with 3 home runs and 36 runs batted in and a county best .864 on base percentage
PERSONAL
  • Daughter of Gordon and Suzette McCloskey
    • Major is interdisciplinary studies

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