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    Sammy Nettling
    Sammy  Nettling


    Tucson, Ariz.

    High School:
    Canyon Del Oro




    NU Scores Most Runs in 32 Years in 19-0 (5) Win Over Wisconsin

    Wildcats establish school record with 19 hits while Kristen Wood tosses a one-hit shutout


    Olivia Duehr's Extra-Inning Blast Helps NU Sweep Penn State, 5-4 (8)

    The senior's fourth home run of the series aids a gutty complete-game effort in the circle by Kristen Wood


    Northwestern Dominant in 10-0 (5) Run-Rule of Penn State

    Wildcats get a one-hit shutout in the circle, crush five home runs offensively


    Offensive Attack Leads Northwestern to 13-5 Win at Penn State

    Wildcats sweep a doubleheader to open Big Ten play with 23 runs and nine home runs across the two games


    NU Overcomes Rough Day In Field For 6-5 Win Against IUPUI

    Despite making five errors, the Wildcats offense never quit, claiming the lead with two outs in the sixth

    High School: Named Tucson's top recruit in any sport, male or female, by the Arizona Daily Star ... Is a four-year starting catcher for Canyon Del Oro, entering her senior season with a career .422 average, 20 home runs and 126 RBIs ... Helped lead her team to the 2011 state championship, earning the No. 2 ranking in the nation from ESPN Rise ... Repeated as state champs in 2012 before reaching the semifinals in 2013 ... Three-year team record entering 2014 is 99-12 ... Is a three-time All-Southern Arizona, two-time All-State Division II and two-time Team Defensive MVP honoree ... Has played three years of club with the AZ Hotshots and one season with the Desert Thunder ... Won the 2012 ASA Gold National Championship with the Desert Thunder ... Three-time Premier National Qualifier with the AZ Hotshots ... A standout athlete, also has earned three letters in basketball, two in golf and one in volleyball ... Ranked fourth in her class of 339 ... National Honor Society member.

    Personal: Born Samantha Rae Nettling ... Daughter of Julianne and Bill Nettling ... Father was a four-year letterman in football at Arizona ... Formed the team "Pink Dorados" to support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, twice earning High School Team Challenge Championships for most team members and most contributions raised ... Recruited over 150 team members and raised over $3,500 annually ... Chose Northwestern over Arizona, Arizona State and Oregon ... Anticipated major is journalism.