Ten LMU softball players were among a record 138 student-athletes named to the 2012 PCSC Commissioner's Honor Roll
Sam Fischer went 6-for-11 during tournament play as Team USA went 6-0 to clinch it's sixth title.
Next up for USA Softball is the World Cup of Softball VII presented by Lumber Liquidators, June 27-July 2, in Oklahoma City.
Following the three-day tryout camp in Ashland, Ohio, LMU's Sam Fischer has been named to the final roster for the 2012 USA Softball Women's National Team.
Senior shortstop Sam Fischer was named to the 2012 NFCA All-American second team, becoming the first Lion softball player to earn All-American status.
February 18, 2012 Kate Remsen Photography
SB Marina International Hotel Showcase - March 15-19, 2011 Photos by Scott Cunningham
March 15, 2011 Photos by Scott Cunningham
Softball vs. Utah Valley, March 19, 2010 Photos by Scott Cunningham
Softball vs. Hawai'i - Feb. 23, 2010 Photos by Scott Cunningham
Briefly...Sam Fischer concluded her stellar career in a Lion uniform in 2012... first four-time First Team All-PCSC selection in school history... first All-American in school history... left LMU ranked No. 1 in the Lions' career record book in home runs (65), RBIs (172), total bases (495), batting average (.387), slugging percentage (.786), on-base percentage (.494), runs scored (184), doubles (52) and walks (127)... went on to earn a roster spot on Team USA in the summer of 2012...
2012...National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-American Second Team selection... NFCA All-West Region Second Team... PCSC Coastal Division Player of the Year... PCSC Coastal Division unanimous first team selection... six-time PCSC Coastal Division Player of the Week (Feb. 13, Feb. 20, Feb. 27, Mar. 5, Mar. 26, Apr. 23)... started all 53 games at shortstop... hit safely in all but 11 games... reached base in all but one game as she drew 61 walks on the year... hit .500 or better for the majority of the season and ended the year with a .492 average, which topped all NCAA Division I players... slugged 1.156 on 38 extra-base hits... smacked 14 doubles, one triple and an LMU and PCSC record 23 home runs... scored 64 runs and drove in 59... had five three-hit games and one four-hit outing - a 4-for-4 performance against Florida A&M (Feb. 26)... 17 multi-RBI games including four games knocking in four runs... hit two home runs against Boise State (Feb. 11) and against Bethune-Cookman (Feb. 29)... had a season-long 15-game hit streak from Feb. 18-Mar. 3... set a PCSC single-game record after being walked five times against Cal State Northridge (Mar. 24)...
2011...A 2011 PCSC First Team All-PCSC Coastal Division shortstop...appeared and started all 59 games this season...hit .349 with 16 doubles and 15 home runs...drove in a season high 6 RBIs vs. Canisius (Mar 23) and recorded a three-hit game on five different occasions...hit two home runs in a game twice against Canisius (Mar. 23) and Seattle (April 1)...
2010...PCSC Coastal Division co-Player of the Year... First Team All-PCSC Coastal Division... three-time PCSC Coastal Division Player of the Week (Feb. 15, Mar. 22, Apr. 19)... had one of the best all-around offensive seasons in school history by putting herself in the LMU top-10 in seven categories... batted .378 (10th) with 38 runs scored (10th), 13 doubles (T-9th), 16 home runs (1st), 26 walks (T-8th), a .809 slugging percentage (2nd), and a .479 on-base percentage (3rd)... led team with 53 hits and 38 RBI... hit .404 with six doubles, 10 home runs, 20 RBI, 23 runs scored, and 16 walks in PCSC play... slugged 1.035 in conference play... posted three multi-homer games... led team with 12 multiple-RBI outings... collected 14 multi-hit games... homered twice with a double in 3-for-5, four-RBI, three runs scored outing vs. Bucknell (Mar. 18)... hit two home runs and a double as part of a 3-for-4, two-RBI, three runs scored day at Cal State Bakersfield (Apr. 10)... also homered twice and drove in three runs at Saint Mary's (Apr. 17)... went 3-for-5 with a double, home run, and four RBI vs. Kent State (Feb. 12)... was 3-for-3 with two doubles and two runs scored in season finale vs. Sacramento State (May 9)...
2009...Second Team All-PCSC... PCSC Player of the Week (March 2-8)... as a true freshman, appeared and started in 54 games... led the team with 62 hits and a .360 batting average... tied for the team lead in at bats, with 172... tied for the team lead with 37 runs scored... led the team with 18 multi-hit games... had a team-best 12 game hitting streak... led the team with .616 slugging percentage and with a .415 on base percentage... second on the team in both doubles (9) and home runs (11) ... third on the team in both runs batted in (26) and walks (13)... also made seven appearances and one start at pitcher, going 0-1 with 2.77 ERA... hit first career home run against UIC (Feb. 14, 2009)... was 3-for-4 with two homers vs. Utah Valley (March 6, 2009)... went deep in three straight games against Indiana (March 15, 2009) and the doubleheader vs. North Dakota (March 21)...
High School...Four-year letterwinner at Simi Valley HS for coach Russ Michael... team captain her senior season... Ventura County Player of the Year and First Team All-CIF as a senior... led the county in home runs with 11 while hitting .471 with 32 runs batted in and 30 runs scored... helped SVHS start the 2008 season with 30 straight victories before suffering only loss in the CIF-Southern Section Division I championship game... EA Sports Second Team All-American... Ventura County Star Player of the Year... member of the Los Angeles Times Southland All-Star team... Daily News All-Area First Team... voted to San Fernando Valley Classic All-Star Game, where she won the Home Run Derby... Simi Valley HS Female Athlete of the Year... Best of the West Tournament MVP... three-time First Team All-Marmonte League... two-time All-Ventura Country selection... selected to play in 2006 Elite Futures Camp in Las Vegas... played travel ball for SoCal Pumas 18 Gold...
Personal...Samantha Terris Fischer was born on September 1, 1990 in Tarzana, CA... parents are Rick and Debbie Fischer... has a younger brother, Tommy... chose LMU over BYU, CSU Fullerton, and Oklahoma... chose LMU for the great location, small school, and good softball... majoring in business...