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Samantha Downey
Samantha  Downey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Silver Bay, Minn.

High School:
Proctor-Hermantown-Marshall

Height:
5-9

Position:
F


05/29/2013

Minnesota Places 167 Student-Athletes On Spring Academic All-Big Ten Teams

Women's track and field leads the way with 45 recognized individuals

05/31/2012

149 Gopher Student-Athletes Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Minnesota's Total is up from 123 Following the 2011 Spring Seasons

11/18/2011

Gophers Win 11-0 Against New Hampshire

Amanda Kessel scored four goals to lead Minnesota

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2012-13• Senior Season: Skated in 28 games this year • has battled a knee injury since Jan. 19 • has one assist on the season • named to All-WCHA Academic Team • assisted Mira Jalosuo in the Gophers' 11-0 rout of Colgate (9/29).

2011-12• Junior Season: Played in 16 games, all in the first hald of the season • tallied a goal and an assist against UNH (11/18), her first points of the year and first multi-point game of her collegiate career • an Academic All-WCHA award winner.

2010-11 • Sophomore Season: WCHA All-Academic Team honoree • Letterwinner • Played at both the forward and defensive position for the Gophers • Saw action in all 38 games for the Gophers during her sophomore season • Scored a goal and five assists for six points • Tallied her first assist of the season when she had the second assist in the power-play, game-winning goal against St. Cloud State (10/23) • Netted a power-play goal in the 4-2 loss to Minnesota Duluth (10/30) • Set up Amanda Kessel's goal in the 7-5 win over Wisconsin (11/5) • Had the first assist in Laura May's goal against Minnesota State (1/8) • Set up Sarah Davis' goal in the 2-2 tie against Wisconsin (1/28) • Assisted on Kelly Terry's goal in the 8-0 win over St. Cloud State (2/4).

2009-10 • Freshman Season: In her first year with the Gophers, had four goals and two assists for six points • Letterwinner • Played in all 40 goals during her rookie campaign • Of her six points, five have come in the second half • All of her points came against WCHA opponents • Netted one power play and one game-winning goal during the season • Scored her first collegiate goal and point in the 6-1 win over Ohio State (10/10) • Assisted on Katie Frischmann's goal in the 6-0 win over Ohio State (1/9) • Scored the game-winning goal in the 4-2 win over Minnesota State (1/29) • Netted a power-play goal against Wisconsin (2/19) • Assisted on Kelly Seeler's power-play goal to tie the game at 2-2 and the eventual 3-2 win over Wisconsin (2/20) • Notched her fourth goal of the season in the 8-5 win over Minnesota State (2/26) during the first round of the WCHA playoffs.

The Downey File: Played for Proctor-Hermantown-Marshall • An all-state honoree in 2008-09 • Broke the school record with 37 goals and 74 points • An all-area selection and a member of the News Tribune All-Twin Ports Girls' hockey team • Helped the Mirage to a 20-7-1 record her senior year • Competed with the Silver Bay Mariners before her time at Proctor-Hermantown-Marshall • In her last season with Silver Bay in 2007-08, broke the school record for most points in a season (60) and held over 200 in her career • Was named the team's 2003-04 rookie of the year and was the team's best offensive player in 2004-05 and 2006-07 • A six-year letterwinner in hockey • Also a six-year letterwinner in softball.

Personal: Daughter of Shayne and Michele Downey • Born February 19, 1991 • Shoots right • Undecided on a major • Youngest of five children.

Season GP G A Points Shots Shot% Pen-Min +/- PPG SHG GWG
2009-10 40 4 2 6 26 .154 5-10 -3 1 0 1
2010-11 38 1 5 6 14 .071 2-4 +6 1 0 0
2011-12 16 1 1 2 6 .167 0-0 +5 0 0 0
2012-13 30 0 1 1 12 .000 1-2 +1 0 0 0
TOTAL 124 6 9 15 58 .103 8-16 +9 2 0 1

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