#22 UTIL
Samantha Shepard Image
Class: JR
Hometown: Wyanet, IL
Previous School: Bureau

Iowa Wesleyan College:  Shepard is in her third year with the Tigers.  Last season, Shepard was a part of the Tigers team that finished 4th at the USCAA National Softball Tournament.  Shepard hit .246 in 24 games on the year, including three doubles and one triple.  She also knocked in 11 runs on the season.  She was also a USCAA Academic All-American last season.

High School:  Shepard graduated from Bureau Valley High School (2011).  She was a three sport athlete all four years, playing softball, volleyball, and basketball throughout her high school career.  Shepard was the team captain of each sport her senior year.  She was also a National Honor Society member.

Most Inspirational Person:  “My mom has inspired me to take life as it comes and to give everything I have for what I want.”

Hobbies:  Braiding hair, listening to music, taking pictures, and going on walks.

Sam was born on February 24, 1993.  She is the daughter of Dave and Tracy Shepard.  She has one brother (Sean).  Sam is a Pre-Medical major with a Psychology minor at IWC.

2014 Softball Roster
Roster for 2014 Softball Team
#NameCl.Pos.B/THt.HometownPrevious School
00Sarah VossSROFR/R Marengo, IAIowa Valley
1Kaitlyn DirthJRC/IFR/R Burlington, IABurlington Notre Dame
3Kelsie BunnellFROFL/R West Point, IACentral Lee
5Andrea BuryJR3BR/R East Peoria, ILEast Peoria
6Jillian LeutscherSRP/UTILL/R Belvidere, ILBelvidere
7Mikayla DwyerJR1BR/R Puyallup, WAEmerald
10Haleigh CowanJROFL/R Mt. Pleasant, IAMt. Pleasant
11Jessica SiggersFROFR/R Morton, ILMorton
12Ashley StubeSROFR/R Lemont, ILLemont
13Stephanie TillmannFRPL/L Plainfield, ILJoliet Catholic Academy
14Caitlin O'NeilFRCR/R Princeton, IANorth Scott
15Kassie VazquezFROFR/R Ainsworth, IAHighland
16Trisha MeierottoJROFR/R West Point, IAFort Madison Holy Trinity
17Kristine BecksJR2BL/R St. Peters, MOIncarnate Word
20Skyler RodgersFRPR/R St. Louis, MOPattonville
22Samantha ShepardJRUTILR/R Wyanet, ILBureau
Mike Hampton Image
Head Coach
21st season
Sonja Schwenker Image
Assistant Coach
1st season