2014 (RS JUNIOR): Started in 43 of 44 games played ... made seven starts at second base to begin the season - moved to shortstop, making 32 starts ... made three starts at center field and one start as the designated player ... hit .236 (35-for-148) during the season ... tallied 26 runs scored, one double, eight RBI and stole five bases in five attempts ... led the Miners with 71 assists and recorded 60 putouts ... finished third on the team with 12 multi-hit games ... notched a seven-game hitting streak from Feb. 7-14 ... hit .462 (12-for-26) during that streak ... was 2-for-4 and scored a run in a triumph over St. Mary's (2/7) ... recorded two RBI and scored a run during a win at New Mexico (3/11) ... went 2-for-3 with two runs scored and an RBI in a game two victory over Middle Tennessee (4/12).

2013: Redshirt.

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 46 games, starting 38 ... versatile athlete who played all infield positions (except pitcher) and in the outfield ... hit .239 in 109 at bats ... tallied six and hit a home run ... crossed home plate 25 times ... was 5-for-5 in stealing bags ... recorded five-multi hit games ... hammered a grand slam against I-10 rival NM State (2/21) ... went 2-for-3 with an RBI and two runs scored versus Iowa State (3/3) ... tallied two hits, an RBI and a run scored against Southern Miss (3/10) ... accounted for 83 putouts and 47 assists with a fielding percentage of .935.

2011 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in 44 games and started in 42 of them ... recorded a batting average of .259 in 116 at bats ... scored 16 runs on 30 hits including two doubles and six RBIs ... drew nine walks ... was 9-for-10 in stolen bases ... recorded a hit, and RBI, a run scored and two stolen bases against North Dakota (2/13) ... went 2-for-3 with two RBI against Houston (4/9) ... accounted for 82 putouts and 66 assists with a fielding percentage of .914.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Led North Torrance High School to back-to-back CIF titles in 2008 and 2009 and runner-up honors in 2010 ... garnered All-CIF and all-area honors as a senior ... invited to the "Adidas Futures" as a junior, the event gathers the nation's top 100 unsigned high school players. 

PERSONAL: Full name is Samantha Beatrice Alvillar ... daughter of Jeanne Alvillar ... born in Torrance, Calif ... communication studies major ... nickname Sam Bam.

Samantha Alvillar

Samantha  Alvillar


Torrance, Calif.

High School:
North Torrance HS




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