#11 Samantha Vargocko
Position: Outfield
Bats: R
Throws: R
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
City/State: Joliet, IL
High School: Plainfield South High School
Experience: High School
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2009:  Started all 47 games in the outfield ... hit .288 with 14 runs scored, four doubles and nine RBIs in MAC games ... hit two home runs to bring career total to nine ... hit safely in six straight games ... recorded four multi-hit games and two multi-RBI games ... had 53 defensive put outs with no errors ... was 3-for-4 with two runs scored and a double against Kent State (5/3) in regular season finale ... led team with four runs scored in 2009 MAC Tournament.

2008: Tied WMU record for home runs in a season with seven ... tied WMU record for home runs in a game with two against Temple (2/15) ... earned MAC West Player of the Week (2/19) ... had team’s second-longest hit streak of the season at seven games ... led team in home runs, slugging percentage (.607), total bases (61) and RBIs (20) ... had eight multi-hit games and five multi-RBI games, including the season’s only five-RBI game of the season (fourth-most in a game in WMU history) ... set single-season personal marks in at bats (101), runs (16), hits (34), doubles (6), RBIs (20) and home runs (7).

2007: Appeared in 18 games and made four starts ... set career highs in at bats (16), hits (two), doubles (one) and RBI (one) ... scored runs in successive games against South Florida (3/9) and Illinois-Chicago (3/10) ... registered first-career hit in second game of doubleheader against Notre Dame (4/17) ... raised batting average 42 points versus conference opponents ... hit .125 on the season (2-for-16) with two runs scored and one RBI ... earned second letter.

2006: Made 20 total appearances ... made her collegiate debut against Stetson (2/28) ... scored a total of seven runs for the Broncos ... first letter.

High School: Member of first-ever varsity softball team at high school during sophomore year ... named All-South Suburban Prairie Conference (SSPC) during first season ... named All-SSPC and all-area during senior campaign ... shooting guard on basketball team during senior year.

Personal: Majoring in occupational therapy with a 3.49 GPA ... daughter of Elizabeth and Raymond Vargocko ... born Dec. 19, 1986 in Joliet, Ill.