Sammie Jensen
11  Sammie Jensen
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stansbury Park, Utah

High School:
Grantsville HS

Last College:
Snow College

Height:
6-0

Position:
F

Birthdate:
09/29/1990

Experience:
3V


02/26/2014

WBB looks to continue winning ways at NM State, UTPA

The Wolverines close the regular season on a three-game road trip.

11/07/2013

WBB tips off at home against Nevada

UVU also hosts Walla Walla Saturday night in the PE Building.

09/24/2013

Wolverine student-athletes setting bar high in the classroom

Number of UVU athletes, teams honored nationally for academic success

04/17/2013

Student-athletes, UVU community honored at Wolverine Club Awards

Retiring athletic director Mike Jacobsen was recognized with a special presentation and the Bronze Wolverine Award.

03/16/2013

UVU falls in GWC championship

Wolverines close the year, their final in the Great West, at 15-15.

At Utah Valley ...
SENIOR ~ (2012-13):
Named the 2012-13 Great West Conference Player of the Year for the second straight season ... also named First Team All-Conference and to the GWC All-Tournament Team ... finished second in the nation in rebounding ... a nine-time GWC Player of the Week during the year ... led the GWC in rebounding with 14.1 rebounds per game and finished second in the league in scoring with 17.5 points per game in 2012-13 ... in GWC-only play averaged 19.4 ppg and 17.0 rpg ... set a school record with 20 double-double on the season, which ranked her 11th in the nation in that category ... played in and started 28 games ... averaged 35.2 minutes per game ... scored in double figures in all but three games (25) on the year and pulled down double digits in rebounds in all but four contests (24) ... shot .434 from the field (167-385), .317 from distance (13-41) and .733 from the free throw line (143-195) ... scored a career-high 32 points on 11-for-19 shooting in the regular season finale, which sealed the conference title for UVU, against HBU on March 2 ... grabbed a career-high 22 boards vs. Carroll College on Dec. 19 ... scored over 1,000 points and grabbed over 1,000 rebounds in just three season in Orem as she finished with 1,296 total points and 1,008 rebounds ... will leave UVU on the all-time record book second in rebounding (1,008), fourth in scoring (1,296), first in rebounding average (11.6 per game), first in offensive rebounding average (3.0 per game), first in minutes (34.0 per game), second in scoring average (14.9 ppg), third in games started (87), third in made free throws (351), fourth in made field goals (446), fourth in blocks (47), eighth in free throw percentage (.761) and ninth in steals (78) ... finished career with 50 double-doubles, an All-Time program record.

JUNIOR ~ (2011-12):
Named 2011-12 Great West Conference Player of the Year after finishing the season second in the conference in scoring (13.4 ppg) and tops in rebounding (10.1 rpg) ... also named First Team All-Conference ... named to the GWC All-Tournament Team after averaging 9.5 ppg and 7.5 rpg in the tourney ... named First Team Preseason All-Conference ... a three-time GWC Player of the Week ... started all 30 games for UVU, putting up a double-double average (13.4-10.1) in a team-high 32.9 minutes per contest ... notched 15 double-doubles over the course of the year and finished the season ranked 19th in the NCAA in most double-doubles ... reeled off a stretch of six consecutive double-doubles between Jan. 10 and Feb. 2 ... set a school record for most rebounds in a game with 21 in a 63-59 win over Weber State on Dec. 8 ... had four games of 20-plus points, including a career-high 23 point performance at Texas-Pan American on Feb. 25 ... set a single-season school record for most defensive rebounds with 231 in 2011-12 ... led the team in field goal percentage at 46.1 percent ... also topped the squad at the charity stripe, shooting 82.4 percent in 136 attempts.

SOPHOMORE ~ (2010-11):
Named the GWC Newcomer of the Year ... also named to the GWC All-Newcomer Team, to the Second Team All-Conference and the GWC All-Tournament Team ... a two-time GWC Player of the Week ... appeared in and started all 29 games ... averaged a double-double of 14.0 ppg and 10.7 rpg ... had 15 double-doubles on the season ... posted a career-high 24 points and added 15 rebounds in a win over UTPA in the first round of the GWC Tournament on March 9 ... picked up a career-high 17 boards and added 13 points vs. Montana State on New Year's Day ... scored in double figures 23 times and scored over 20 points five times ... averaged 34 minutes per game, shot 39.7 percent from the field, 32.6 behind the arc and 73.8 percent from the charity stripe.

Before Utah Valley ...
Prepped at Grantsville High School ... First Team All-State 2008 and 2009 ... Region MVP 2009 ... McDonald's Basketball High School All-American Nominee 2009 ... Academic All-State Basketball 2009 ... also ran track at Grantsville High School ... placed second in state 100m hurdles 2009 ... placed third in state 300m hurdles and 100m dash 2009
... Academic All-State Track 2009.

Other College ...
Attended Snow College one year before entering UVU ... team placed fourth at the Scenic West Conference Tournament 2010 ... Second Team All-Scenic West Conference 2010.

Personal ...
Graduated from Grantsville High School with a 4.0 GPA ... majoring in Biology and Pre-Med ... played the guitar and saxophone in the High School Jazz Band ... enjoys snowboarding, hunting, fishing, wakeboarding, and camping with her family ... also recruited by Idaho State ... daughter of Mark and Wendy Jensen.