Sammie Jensen led UVU with 18 points and 18 boards in the defeat.
At Utah Valley ... SENIOR (2012-13): Played in 28 games with 17 starts on the season ... averaged 6.4 points, 3.5 rebounds, 2.9 assists, 1.3 steals in 28.3 minutes per game ... shot .376 from the field (62-165) ... scored in every game she played in and posted double figures four times on the year ... had a career-high 13 points against CSU Bakersfield on Feb. 27 ... also dished out a career-best nine assists in a home win over Utah State on Nov. 12
JUNIOR (2011-12): Played in all 30 games for UVU, starting in 14 ... averaged 4.3 ppg, 2.6 rpg, and 1.7 apg in 18.2 minutes per game ... finished five games in double-digit scoring ... scored a season-high 12 points to go along with a season-high four assists in a 72-56 win over Northern Arizona on Dec. 17 ... went 4-of-7 from the field with 10 points and six rebounds in a 74-61 win over Chicago State on Feb. 11 ... went 7-for-17 (.412) from the beyond the arc, good for the highest three-point field goal percentage on the team.
Before Utah Valley ... Prepped at Riverton High School ... two-time All-State selection ... named to the 5A Utah State Tournament All-Tournament Team ... was a Gatorade Player of the Year nominee and a McDonald's All-American nominee ... also a Riverton team captain and MVP ... helped lead her team to back-to-back-to-back Region Championships (2007, 2008, 2009) ... also played volleyball and ran track in high school.
Other College ... Attended Snow College and played two seasons for the Badgers (2009-10 and 2010-11) ... was an All-Conference First Team player and an SWAC All-Tournament Team player ... was the Snow College team captain and MVP.
Personal ... Graduated from Riverton HS in 2009 with a 3.7 GPA ... born Dec. 20, 1990 in Mt. Pleasant, Mich. ... plans on majoring in Physical Education/Teacher Education at UVU ... enjoys helping out at the Special Olympics as she was a golf and track & field coach there ... also helped build five homes in Ojo de Agua, Mexico ... grandpa Karl Finch played in the NFL for the LA Rams and her other grandpa Richard Hardy played baseball for the University of Utah ... also recruited by BYU, Colorado State, Nevada, Northern Colorado and San Diego ... daughter of Ken and Laury Finch ... married Cory Cardwell in June 2012.