21 Samantha D'Costa
21 Samantha D'Costa
Height: 5-8
Year: So.
Hometown: San Jose, Calif.
High School: St. Francis
Position: G
Major: Computer Science

2016-17   

   NCAA RANKS

  • 35th in minutes per game (36.79)
  • 112th in total minutes (883)
  • 147th in field goal attempts (346)

   SCIAC RANKS

  • 2nd in field goal attempts per game (15.1)
  • 3rd in minutes per game (38.6)
  • T-4th in free throws per game (2.9)
  • 6th in defensive rebounds per game (4.9)
  • T-9th in assists per game (2.2)
  • T-10th in points per game (12.6)
  • 12th in free throw percentage (.729%) and rebounds per game (5.9)
  • 13th in field goals per game (4.6)
  • T-20th in steals per game (1.0)

   TEAM RANKS

  • Led the team in field goal attempts per game (14.4)
  • 2nd on team in minutes per game (36.8), assists per game (2.3), steals per game (1.2), field goals per game (4.6), free throw percentage (.738%), free throw attempts per game (3.5), three-point field goal attempts per game (2.5), three-point field goals per game (0.5) and three-point field goal percentage (.180%)
  • 3rd on team in points per game (12.3) and rebounds per game (5.8)

Coach's Comments: "Sam is a scrapper and generally just a tough player.  She has a great pull-up jumper and is developing her mid-range game, which is something we need.  We expect her to come in and be competitive for big minutes and a contributor from day one."

Research and STEM Activities 
Software Engineering Intern this summer in Northern California

Prior to Caltech
Led her high school team to the CIF-Central Coast Section Division II title in 2015 after runner-up and Nor-Cal champion finishes in the two years prior...Named to the Kelly Shea Gallo All-Tournament Team.

Personal
Born in Palo Alto, Calif...Daughter of John and Abbey...has one older brother, Benjamin...