Knight in the Spotlight
Samantha Cook
Samantha Cook
Women's Soccer
January 17, 2013
Senior Year (2012-13)
Started all 17 games for the Knights...Led the team in scoring for the third straight season with 11 goals...Went one-for-one on PK's...Named to the All-Crossroads League First Team...Set School records for Points (97) and Goals (42).
 
Junior Year (2011-12)
Led the team in scoring for the second straight season ... Earned NAIA All-America honorable mention honors ... Was named MCC Offensive Player of the Year ... Earned second straight all-conference accolade ... Finished season third in points and third in points per match in the MCC ... Led the conference in match-winning goals with six ... Logged 1,355 minutes and scored 35 points ... Tallied 17 goals and had one assist ... Tallied a hat trick in MU's 4-1 win over Saint Francis (Ind.) ... Had three two-goal matches ... The 35 points was the second-highest point total in a single-season in MU history.
 
Sophomore Year (2010-11)
Was the team's second-leading scorer in earning all-conference honors ... Tallied 10 goals and dished out five assists for 25 points ... Logged 1,187 minutes in starting all 18 matches for the Knights ... Tallied two match-winning markers including the lone goal in the Knights' 1-0 win over Huntington University ... Registered a hat trick in 6-2 win over Saint Mary's (Ind.) ... Scored in each of the final three matches of the season.
 
Freshman Year (2009-10)
Was a member of the 2009 MCC regular season champions ... Was named MCC Offensive Player of the Week on October 5, 2009 ... Started all 19 matches in which she appeared ... Logged 1180 minutes and scored five goals ... Had a team-high seven assists ... Notched one match-winning goal and had 23 shots on goal.
 
High School
Was a two-time all-state first team pick ... Was also a three-time all-district selection.

Personal
A nursing major born January 7, 1991, to parents Jeff and Gina ... Has two brothers and one sister.