Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#23 Samantha Cummings
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'4"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Xavier College Preparatory
Experience: High School

2010: Played in four games as a reserve ... Logged a career-high 13 minutes played against Northern Arizona (Sept. 3) ... Played 12 minutes in team's 4-2 victory over Cal Poly (Sept. 5) and another 12 minutes against Ohio State (Sept. 19).

Prep: A versatile, technically-sound player who continues a UA tradition in her family by attending the school ... Led team in goals and assists in her senior season, leading school to a No. 1 ranking entering state playoffs ... A member of the 5A-I State Championship team at Xavier College Preparatory as a junior in 2008 ... Led team in goals and assists as a junior, and ranked No. 6 on Xavier's all-time points lists ... Named first team all-state as a sophomore and junior by the Arizona Republic and East Valley Tribune ... Named Xavier's offensive most valuable player as a junior and was a Gatorade Player of the Year nominee ... Member of the Scottsdale Blackhawks 91 and 92 from 1999-2008, then played for Sereno White 92 under Dave Simeone from 2008-2010 ... A co-captain of her ODP team during her junior year of high school

Personal: Born Samantha Elizabeth Cummings in February 1992 in Scottsdale, Ariz. ... Daughter of Scott and Debi Cummings ... Has one younger brother, Ben...Is majoring in Journalism with a minor in Business Administration at Arizona