Samara Spencer - Women's Basketball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#2 Samara Spencer

2 | G | So. | 5-7 | Fort Lauderdale, Fla. | St. Thomas Aquinas HS

HONORS

– SEC Freshman of the Year | 2022
– SEC All-Freshman Team | 2022
– SEC Freshman of the Week | Nov. 16, 2021, Jan. 25, 2022, Feb. 1, 2022, Feb. 15, 2022

AS A FRESHMAN (2021-22)
Won SEC Freshman of the Year, the first Hog to do so since 2009 … Played in 31 games in her first season, earning 27 starts … Averaged 12.2 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 1.2 steals, 30.1 minutes per game … 42.5 FG %, 34.4 3FG %, 60.2 FT % … 20 games in double figures, three games with 20+ … Her 96 assists was the 20th most in a single-season in program history … 13th in the SEC in assists per game average … Scored a career-best 22 points and pulled down a career-best seven rebounds in Arkansas’ road comeback against Missouri … Scored 20 in the Hogs’ upset of #12 LSU … Dropped in 19 in the Razorbacks’ win over Mississippi State … Nearly willed Arkansas to a road upset of #7 Tennessee after Makayla Daniels went down, scoring 17 points and dishing four assists … Had 20 in the Hogs’ loss at Texas A&M … Scored 18 points, pulled down five rebounds and dished three assists against Utah in her NCAA Tournament debut.

PRIOR TO ARKANSAS
No. 72 overall recruit according to Blue Star at the time of her signing … Led St. Thomas Aquinas to a state title during her senior season … Named Broward County’s 7A-6A Player of the Year in 2021 … Dropped 24 points in the state semifinal and 17 points in the state title game … Named to Broward County First Team as a junior … Led the Raiders to the state title game during her sophomore season as well … Prior to playing for St. Thomas Aquinas, helped lead Fort Myers to a state title during her freshman season as the sixth-woman.