PASADENA (Jan. 12, 2017) Sophomore guard Samantha D'Costa (San Jose, Calif. / St. Francis) of the Caltech women's basketball team is the 11th Caltech scholar-athlete to be featured in the episodic web series, Beaver of the Week.
D'Costa has taken a step forward from her freshman year and is currently the SCIAC's second leading scorer (16.8 point per game) and fourth leading rebounder (8.8 rebounds per game). Additionally, she has scored at least 18 points in each of her last six contests and most recently led the Beavers to a 62-59 victory at Pomona-Pitzer Colleges for the team's first conference win of the season. She posted 23 points, 15 rebounds and 11-for-12 night from the free throw line in the victory.
Beaver of the Week is a weekly web series providing fans and members of the Caltech community an in-depth look at the lives of Caltech scholar-athletes on the field, track, court or pool, in addition to life in the classroom. New and future episodes can be found on the Caltech Beavers YouTube Channel.