Defensive Specialist
Height: 5'5"
Class: Senior
City/State: Madisonville, La.
High School: St. Scholastica Academy
Major: General Studies
Experience: 4 Letters


2012 Carolina Classic All-Tournament Team

One of four Tigers to play in all 29 matches ... Checked in with nine starts, including seven at the libero position ... Appeared in all 121 matches of her career and joined former All-American Marina Skender as the only four-year letterwinners to accomplish that feat during the 2000's ... Finished her career with 1,063 digs to rank 12th on the program's all-time list ... Also totaled 80 assists and 70 service aces ... Her 314 digs, 2.93 per set average and 13 double figure dig efforts were career-highs and second on the team ... The 2.93 digs per set were 18th in the SEC ... LSU's defense racked up a SEC-leading 16.85 digs per set, upped its average to a conference-best 17.90 per set average in league matches ... Tallied 13 perfect passer rating with 10 or more attempts, also second on the squad ... Opened run of 11 straight matches with 10 or more digs with a 13-scoop effort versus Western Michigan (Sept. 8) ... Took home Carolina Classic All-Tournament Team honors (Sept. 7-8) ... Started LSU's first seven SEC matches at libero (Sept. 16-Oct. 3), filling in for an injured Meghan Mannari ... Registered 3.22 digs per set to rank 17th during SEC matches ... Came away with 14 digs and a career-high six assists at South Carolina (Sept. 16) ... Secured her four highest career dig totals while at libero: 25 versus Kentucky (Sept. 21), 22 against Missouri (Sept. 23), 33 at Mississippi State (Sept. 28) and 21 during the Georgia match (Oct. 3) ... The 33 scoops at Mississippi State are tied for seventh in program history for a single match ... Pieced together 11 consecutive matches with a perfect passer ratio (Sept. 16-Oct. 21), a span of 174 receptions ... Went over the 1,000 dig plateau with nine-scoop performance at Kentucky (Oct. 21) ... Registered 13 digs and three assists against Mississippi State (Oct. 28) ... Claimed seven scoops and ripped a season's best three aces versus Arkansas (Nov. 21).

One of two Tigers to play in all 30 matches ... Has started her career with 92 consecutive appearances ... Eight of her 10 starts came during SEC action ... Corralled 229 digs at a 2.16 per set average and claimed 10 double figure dig performances to rank fourth on the team ... Eight of her 10 efforts came versus SEC opponents ... LSU's defense racked up an SEC-leading 16.52 digs per set during conference matches ... Tallied nine perfect passer ratings with 10 or more attempts ... Slapped 18 aces at a 0.17 per set clip, fourth-highest on the squad ... Tallied aces in 14 matches, including five straight to start the season (Aug. 26-Sept. 2) ... Registered a career-high 18 digs against Miami (Aug. 27) ... Strung together consecutive perfect passer marks with a season-best 23 receptions versus Xavier (Sept. 9) and at Western Kentucky (Sept. 10) ... Tallied three straight matches with 10 or more digs to open SEC play, including a 14-scoop effort at Ole Miss (Sept. 16) ... Posted six consecutive matches, a run of 69 attempts, without a reception error (Oct. 16-Nov. 4) ... Added a career-high three aces against Alabama (Oct. 21) ... Corralled a team-leading 14 digs during LSU's 3-2 comeback victory at Mississippi State (Oct. 30) ... Chipped in 12 digs versus No. 19 Florida (Nov. 11).

One of four players to see action in all 107 sets over LSU's 30 matches ... Checked in with 26 starts, including one frame at libero against Alcorn State (Sept. 4) ... Captured 263 digs at a 2.46 per set ratio to rank fourth on the team ... Collected 13 double-digit dig performances, tied for third-highest on the squad ... Eight of 10 or more dig efforts came away from home ... Tacked on 17 perfect passer ratings sparked by five consecutive matches (Oct. 22-Nov. 7) ... LSU won 35 of 36 sets when the team posted a 70 percent or better sideout efficiency ... LSU's defense ranked second in the SEC and claimed 15.98 digs per set, while the Tigers limited their opponents to a .175 hitting percentage ... Powered home 23 aces at a 0.21 per set ratio to rank second on the team ... Four of her six multi-ace matches were in SEC play ... Pulled in a season-best 15 digs at TCU (Sept. 3) ... Popped a career-high five aces and added seven digs against Alcorn State (Sept. 4) ... Chipped in nine digs and equaled a career-best four assists during home opener versus North Carolina (Sept. 9) ... Sprawled out for 10 digs each in back-to-back matches against Georgia (Sept. 19) and at Alabama (Sept. 24) ... Notched a perfect passer rating in a season-best 18 attempts at No. 2 Florida (Oct. 1) ... Matched a season-high 15 digs versus No. 22 Tennessee (Oct. 10) ... Began run of five straight perfect passer ratings with 17 spotless attempts at Georgia (Oct. 22) ... Equaled a season-best 15 digs against Ole Miss (Nov. 7) ... Secured her 500th career dig as part of an 11-scoop effort versus No. 1 Florida (Nov. 21). 

One of five Tigers to play in all 32 matches ... Tied for third on the team with 11 double-digit dig performances ... Fifth on the squad with a 2.23 digs per set average ... Recorded back-to-back double-figure dig efforts on four occasions ... Added 17 aces and compiled 11 perfect passer ratings with at least 10 attempts ... Racked up a career-high 17 digs and three assists at Notre Dame (Aug. 30) ... Snagged 13 digs in her home debut against No. 6 Nebraska (Sept. 4) ... Tallied a perfect passer rating on 26 attempts against Long Beach State (Sept. 12) ... Made first career start at libero against New Orleans (Sept. 12) ... Totaled a perfect passer mark in seven of her 10 SEC road outings ... Notched 13 digs in her SEC debut against Tennessee (Sept. 18) ... Her 100th dig came at Auburn (Sept. 25) ... Dished out a career-high four assists at Georgia (Sept. 27) ... Corralled 12 digs apiece in sweeps over South Carolina (Oct. 9) and No. 6 Florida (Oct. 11) ... Matched a career-best 17 digs at Tennessee (Oct. 26) ... Picked up 200th dig against Georgia (Oct. 30) ... Recorded 11 digs at No. 10 Florida (Nov. 13) ... Fired in a career-high three aces against Mississippi State (Nov. 20).  

Coached by Danny Davis at St. Scholastica Academy ... Named All-District 5-1 First Team and Co-MVP after team earned third-place finish ... Listed on's 2009 Defensive Dandies List ... Member of National Honor Society and winner of Cheryl Smith Academic Scholarship Award ... Played club volleyball for Louisiana Volleyball ... Team finished fifth in the National Division at Junior Nationals in July 2009. 

Full name is Samantha Ann Delahoussaye ... Daughter of Michael and Sharon Delahoussaye ... Born on June 26, 1991 ... Majoring in general studies ... Also recruited by Southern Miss and College of William & Mary.


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