Sammi Gentile

Number30
ClassJr
PositionF
Height6-0
HometownSalida, Colo.
Prev. SchoolSalida HS

Statistics

Season  GP-GS  Min--Avg  FG-FGA   Pct 3FG-FGA   Pct  FT-FTA   Pct  Off Def  Tot  Avg  PF FO   A  TO Blk Stl  Pts  Avg
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2011-12 25-18  516 20.6  67-127  .528   1-6    .167  55-83   .663   45  85  130  5.2  84  6  10  29   1  18  190  7.6
2010-11 26-13  523 20.1  72-120  .600   0-1    .000  36-56   .643   29  90  119  4.6  83  3   9  39   6  20  180  6.9

Notes:

2010-11: Started 13 games as a freshman and averaged 20.1 minutes per game ... averaged 6.9 points per game and 4.6 rebounds per game, which was third best on the team ... her six blocks were third most on the team ... shot 60% from the field and contributed 23 steals, which was fourth most on the team ... her most complete game came against Western New Mexico when she scored 18 points and grabbed a season high 17 rebounds while chipping in two steals and an assist ... her season high in points came against CSU-Pueblo on Jan. 3 when she scored 22 and grabbed seven rebounds while tallying three steals

Pre UCCS Notes:

Named all-Class 3A honorable mention by the Denver Post in 2010 ... named all-state and all-conference for four years in basketball and volleyball ... averaged 19.2 points per games as a senior at Salida High School ... named all-Tri Peaks West League ... averaged 15.9 points and 10 rebounds per game as a sophomore after posting 17.5 points and 8.8 rebounds per game as a freshman ... numbers as a junior were 17 points and 9.2 rebounds per game ... was referred to on the Colorado Heat club basketball team Web site as the \"strongest player we ever had and best footwork\" ... four-time all-Tri-Peaks League selection ... was named honorable mention all-state as a freshman and as a sophomore ... also competed in volleyball, golf, and track & field and led Salida HS in both the discus and shot put ... lettered in all four sports for four years

Personal Notes:

Parents are Eric and Dawn Gentile ... one sibling, Tony ... enjoys basketball, lifting, hanging out with friends and family.

Stories featuring Sammi Gentile

February 17, 2012Lady Mountain Lions continue pursuit of post season with win over Chadron StateCHADRON, NE – The UCCS women’s basketball team played against the Chadron State College Eagles in the Armstrong Gymnasium in Chadron, Nebraska Friday night.
February 11, 2012UCCS Knocks off #6 Fort LewisColorado Springs ­­- The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs picked up their second straight win at home against the sixth nationally ranked and RMAC leading Fort Lewis Skyhawks. UCCS rallied for 52 second half points to bring down the top team in the conference 84-78.
February 4, 2012Mountain Lions come up short at homeCOLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs could not contain a red-hot Erica Hicks and her 27 points as the Mountain Lions fell to the Colorado State-Pueblo Thunderwolves 66-60 Saturday night at the Gallogly Events Center.
January 21, 2012UCCS comes up short against ChadronCOLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs fell for the second time in as many nights as they lost 69-57 to the Chadron State Eagles Friday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
January 20, 2012UCCS Women drop game to KearneyCOLORADO SPRINGS – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs got down early and stayed down as they fell 65-58 to the University of Nebraska-Kearney Lopers Friday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
January 14, 2012UCCS drops close game to No. 7 Metro StateCOLORADO SPRINGS -- The University of Colorado Colorado Springs won the battle of the second-half 25-24, but lost the war as they dropped Saturday night's contest 55-48 to the No. 7-ranked Metro State Roadrunners at the Gallogly Events Center.
January 7, 2012UCCS falls to Colorado Mesa, finally gets to come homeGRAND JUNCTION – Kelsey Sigl scored 25 points as the Colorado Mesa Mavericks defeated the University of Colorado Colorado Springs 64-49 Saturday evening at Brownson Arena.
November 26, 2011UCCS women improve to 4-1 with win over Tarleton StateGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs’ tour through some of the nation’s best women’s basketball programs continued Saturday as the Mountain Lions, behind 20 points by Jessica Brown, defeated the Tarleton State TexAnns 73-62 at Brownson Arena.
November 25, 2011Mountain Lions score school-record 109 points in win over Panhandle StateGRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – The University of Colorado Colorado Springs set a new school record by scoring 109 points Friday afternoon in a 109-98 victory over the Oklahoma Panhandle State Aggies in the first game of the 2011 Clarion Inn Thanksgiving Classic at Colorado Mesa’s Brownson Arena.
November 12, 2011Mountain Lions lose to Concordia, split tournamentST. PAUL, Minn. - The University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team settled for a split at the Concordia Tip-Off Classic as the host Golden Bears defeated the Mountain Lions 65-56 Saturday evening at the Gangelhoff Center.
November 2, 2011Preseason coaches' poll tabs UCCS women for ninth placeThe University of Colorado Colorado Springs women's basketball team was picked to finish ninth out of fourteen teams by the RMAC preseason coaches’ poll. No UCCS player was selected for the RMAC’s preseason all-conference team.
February 26, 2011Third straight win pushes Mountain Lions into four-way tie for eighth in RMACGOLDEN – The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs women’s basketball team finished the regular season with its third straight win, two of which came on the road, as the Mountain Lions defeated the Colorado School of Mines Orediggers 70-58 Saturday evening at Lockridge Arena.
February 11, 2011Late Collapse Send UCCS to Defeat at Adams StateALAMOSA – Kendra Coveal’s field goal with 11 seconds remaining, her 11th in as many attempts, completed a 12-2 Adams State rally that sent the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 59-58 defeat at the hands of the Grizzlies Friday evening at Plachy Hall.
February 5, 2011CSU-Pueblo evens season seriesPUEBLO – Just over a month ago, the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs Mountain Lions handed Colorado State-Pueblo a 21-point loss. Saturday evening at Massari Arena, the Thunderwolves got even.
January 29, 2011Mountain Lions fall to New Mexico HighlandsCOLORADO SPRINGS - Sammi Gentile's 20 points and nine rebounds weren't enough to keep the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs from falling 77-68 to the New Mexico Highlands Cowgirls Saturday evening at the Gallogly Events Center.
January 28, 2011Sammi Gentile, Wolfinger Light Up Blackout NightSammi Gentile had 18 points and 17 rebounds and Lauren Wolfinger had 20 points to lead the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs to a 67-53 win over the Western New Mexico Mustangs before a Blackout Night crowd of 933.
January 22, 2011Brown sisters shine but cold-shooting UCCS women beaten by Chadron StateCHADRON, Neb. – Jessica Brown had 17 points and Danielle Brown had her first double-double of the season with 12 points and 11 rebounds but those efforts went to waste as the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs dropped its fourth straight game, this one a 58-49 loss to the Chadron State Eagles.
January 21, 2011UCCS Buzzer Beater Answered by Lopers as Mountain Lions Fall in OvertimeKEARNEY, Neb. – Seven years later, the Nebraska-Kearney Lopers got their revenge.
January 14, 2011UCCS Women Can't Complete Comeback, Fall to RegisDENVER – A 15-2 run early in the second half created a gap from which the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs was unable to recover as the Mountain Lions dropped a 76-68 decision to the Regis Rangers Friday evening at Regis Fieldhouse.
January 7, 2011UCCS Women Come from Behind, Top MountaineersThe University of Colorado at Colorado Springs won its third straight game Friday night and did so in a familiar fashion. The Mountain Lions came from behind against the Western State Mountaineers to pull off a 69-62 victory in the Gallogly Events Center.
May 3, 2010Kirkham announces recruiting classUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball coach Stephen Kirkham announced Monday the signing of five new players and the return of another.
December 2, 2009Mountain Lions sign twoUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs women's basketball coach Stephen Kirkham announced the signing of two high school players. Joining the Mountain Lions beginning in the 2010-11 season will be Jeri Pikul of Buena Vista High School and Sammi Gentile of Salida High School.
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