- Outside Hitter
- 6' 1
- High School/Other
- Ardrey Kell
- Club Team
- Carolina Juniors
- Charlotte, N.C.
Updated: December 17, 2013
2013: Appeared in 33 matches with eight starts… Led the team with 342 kills, averaging 2.78 kps… Had double-digit kills 18 times during the season, including 20 kills versus No. 14 Michigan State… Tallied 10 kills and five digs versus Austin Peay… Posted 12 kills, two digs and five blocks against UAB… Notched 14 kills versus Rice… Had 13 kills, five digs and two blocks at Wake Forest… Tallied eight kills and five blocks at Pittsburgh… Notched 19 kills and two blocks at Maryland… Recorded 13 kills at Clemson and tallied 11 kills at Georgia Tech… Notched 10 kills, five digs and a block versus Miami and followed up with 16 kills against No. 18 Florida State… Recorded 15 kills, four digs and two blocks at Notre Dame… Tallied 13 kills, two digs and three blocks versus Maryland.
2012: Saw time in 30 matches, making 29 starts, while appearing in 111 sets … Registered 328 kills, 150 digs and 45 blocks for the season … Tallied 15 kills and six digs against No. 23 Michigan … Notched back-to-back 20 kill performances with a season-best 23 against Harvard and 20 versus Middle Tennessee State … Got up for five blocks versus George Mason … Recorded consecutive double-doubles against Liberty and No. 15 Florida State, going for 21 kills and 10 digs versus the Flames and 13 kills and 12 digs against the Seminoles …The double-double versus Liberty was the first of her career … Led the Hokies in a win over Liberty as she recorded her first career double-double with 21 kills and 10 digs … Threw down 18 kills to go with six digs versus Clemson.
2011: Saw time in 28 matches, making 12 starts, while appearing in 106 sets … Finished the year with 207 kills, 60 digs and 57 blocks … Threw down nine kills against NC State and at Duke … Got up for five blocks and added 11 kills at NC State … Tallied nine kills and six blocks at Maryland … Led the team with 12 kills at Boston College … Notched a season-best 13 kills against Ohio … Opened the season with 29 kills, nine digs and nine blocks during the Hokie Tournament ... Competed at US tryouts in the offeseason.
2010: Appeared in 23 matches as a freshman, making starts against No. 19 Tennessee and Jacksonville State … Registered 119 kills, three assists, six aces, 37 digs and eight block assists, hitting .127 in 60 sets on the season … Notched double-digit kills in three matches, including a season-high 15 against Clemson on Oct. 1 … Hit .474 with 12 kills and two service aces against Long Island.
High School: Four-year volleyball player for Ardrey Kell High School … Southwestern Player of the Year 2009 … Best All-Around Athlete 2008, 2009, 2010 … Hitting Efficiency 2006, 2007 … United States Marine Corps Distinguished Athlete Award 2010 … All-Conference 2008, 2009, 2010… All-Tournament Player 2007 … prepvolleyball.com Top 100 Senior Aces 2009 … Made the North Carolina State Finals in 2009.
Personal: Samantha Gostling was born June 15, 1992, in Charlotte, N.C. … Daughter of Bonnie and Luke Hill … Has an older brother, Zach … Enjoys volleyball, hanging out with friends and traveling … Majoring in psychology.