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Sam Soltis

Sam Soltis

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Plantation, Fla.

High School:
American Heritage

Height:
5-5

Position:
C

B/T:
R/R

2010
• Appeared as a pinch hitter for the Knights in the C-USA Championship against Memphis (5/14)
• Made an appearance pinch hitting for the Knights against UTEP (5/9)
• Pinch hit for the Knights against Florida State (4/7)
• Pinch hit for the Knights in the final contest against East Carolina (4/3)
• Appeared as a pinch runner against No. 6 Florida (3/31)
• Pinch hit for the Black and Gold against Cornell (3/25)
• At the plate for the Black and Gold, she had one hit in the nightcap against Memphis (3/13)
• Made a pinch-hitter appearance for the Knights against Connecticut (3/10)
• Had a pinch hitting appearance for the Black and Gold vs. Harvard (3/5)
• Appeared in the contest against North Florida as a pinch runner (2/24)
• Pinch-hit against Georgia (2/13)
• Made her collegiate debut with a pinch-hit against #16 Tennessee (2/13)

Prior to UCF
• Was a three-sport athlete at American Heritage HS (softball, volleyball, cross country)
• Played for head coach Marty Cooper
• Helped lead her team to the 3A Florida HS State Softball Championship three different seasons
• Was named to the All-Broward County first team four-consecutive seasons
• In 2008, was named the American Heritage Best Female Athlete
• Earned the Iron Man of the Year Award in 2005
• Named Offensive Player of the Year in 2007
• Played travel ball with the Miami Stingrays
• Also played for the Gold Coast Hurricanes Gold
• While with the Hurricanes, her squad placed third at the ASA Gold Nationals in 2007

Personal
• Born in Hollywood, Fla.
• Daughter of Rick and Peggy Soltis
• Majoring is undecided

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