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Samantha Pimental
Samantha Pimental

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Corvallis, Ore.

High School:
Corvallis H.S.

Height:
5-9

Position:
S

High School/Club: Garnered All-League First Team honors during senior season, Third Team as a junior...Helped guide her high school team to the playoffs in 2005 and 2006 for the first time in over eight years...Recorded 43 assists in a match during junior season...Played for the Mid-Valley Volleyball Club (2007 President's Day Tournament third place) from 2003 to 2007 and the Portland Volleyball Club (2008 Bay View Classic fifth place) in 2008.

Personal: Born July 8, 1990 in El Paso, Texas...Daughter of Lee and Ellen Pimental...Has two sisters, Danielle and Nicole...Major is English - Broadcast, Television, Radio...Pre-game routine is listening to ipod while warming up hands and arms...Personal best sports moment is playing in her first varsity game against the best team in the league and taking a game from them...Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is finishing second place in a geography bee...Future plans include coaching volleyball and pursuing a job as a broadcaster...Best advice received/favorite saying is "Life's tough kid, deal with it"...Hobbies outside of sports include music, movies, and coloring...Favorite books are Hiding Place by Corrie Tenboom and Night by Eli Wiesel...Favorite actor is Will Ferrell...Personal athletic goal before graduation is to make one of the MEAC All-Conference Teams.