Stephanie Samedy
Stephanie  Samedy


Clermont, Fla.

High School:
East Ridge





Samedy Selected to USA's Collegiate Team

Freshman opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy (Clermont, Fla.) has been selected to USA Volleyball's Collegiate National Team as a part of the China Tour, announced today by USA Volleyball.


Gophers To Send 13 to USA Open Tryouts

The University of Minnesota will send the largest collegiate contingent to the U.S. Women's National Team Open Tryout, March 2-4, at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


Gophers Land Three All-Americans

The University of Minnesota had three individuals garner All-America honors, announced today by the American Volleyball Coaches Association.


Three Gophers Named All-Region

The University of Minnesota had three individuals that landed a spot on the American Volleyball Coaches' Association All-Region Team.


Three Gophers Named All-Big Ten

Alexis Hart, Stephanie Samedy and Samantha Seliger-Swenson were all named to the All-Big Ten team.


Career Stats

Minnesota's first ever freshman to garner First Team All-America honors • unanimous All Big Ten and Freshman All-Big Ten selection •All-North Region selection and named the North Region Freshman of the Year • played in all 118 sets and 34 matches as a true freshman • led the team with 478 kills, averaged 4.05 kills per set and hit .303 as a six-rotation starting opposite • averaged 2.82 digs per set, which ranked second on the team • led all Big Ten freshmen in kills per set • started in both matches during the Big Ten/ACC Challenge (Aug. 25-26) and established a team-best 31 kills • made her collegiate debut in the 3-0 win over North Carolina • established double-doubles in both wins against both UNC (14 kills, 12 digs) and Louisville (17 kills, 15 digs) • was named the Co-Big Ten Player and Freshman of the Week in just first week of collegiate competition • named the Diet Coke Classic’s most valulabe player when she averaged 4.78 kills per set and hit .363 • was named the MVP of the American Campus Classic when she averaged 4.3 kills per set and hit .313 • ESPNW Player of the Week Sept. 11 • named all-tournament at the Boise State Classic when she averaged 4.67 kills per set, 56 kills and 29 digs • averaged 3.43 kills per set in the opening weekend of Big Ten play • recorded a double-double with 13 kills and 11 digs • had a double-double 15 kills and 16 digs against Wisconsin and recorded five blocks produced a career-best eight blocks in the 3-0 win over Michigan • added a team-best 13 kills in the win over Purdue • held a match-best 16 kills in the win at Ohio State and added a double-double with 12 digs • posted a double-double when she had 11 kills and career-best 20 digs in the home Wisconsin win • tallied another double-double in the Illinois win • averaged 5.17 kills per set and hit .418 in a pair of wins over Maryland and Ohio State • added 15th double-double of the season with 22 kills and 13 digs against Penn State • had nine kills and five blocks in the win over Northern Iowa in NCAA Second Round • had 13 kills in the Regional Semfinal match vs. USC.

Played for East Ridge High School and Top Select Volleyball Academy • ranked as the No. 5 overall recruit by Prepvolleyball.com • named a First Team Under Armour All-American • played with the USA Youth National Team and USA Junior National Team • was also a two-time AAU Junior National All-American her sophomore and junior seasons • named the Florida Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year • also garnered all-tournament honors in 2016 • awarded the U14, U16 and U18 Elite team's Most Valuable Player • with the 16 Elite, helped the team to a second-place finish in the ESPN Wide World of Sports and won the Mid East qualifier • named a two-time Bright House Breakfast of Champions Girls Volleyball Athlete of the Year (Central Florida) and a Florida Athletic Coaches Association All-American • two-time Lake County Player of the Year • as a senior, hit .391, had 424 kills, 189 digs, 38 aces and 25 blocks • graduated suma cum laude from East Ridge High School and was on the honor roll all four years. 

The daughter of Francine Samedy and Ronald Samedy • born Sept. 27, 1998 • has a younger sister, Victoria • undecided on a major.  


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Gophersports.com recently caught up with one of our legendary Gophers, Katrien De Decker.

Big Ten/ACC Tickets Available May 8

Big Ten/ACC Tickets Available May 8

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Minnesota Volleyball opens the 2018 season at the Target Center as it hosts the Big Ten/ACC Challenge, Aug. 24-25.

Spring Recap from the Gophers

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The Gopher Volleyball program concluded the 2018 spring season last Saturday as the Gophers hosted an intrasquad scrimmage.

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