31 Samantha Guastella
31 Samantha Guastella
Height: 6-1
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Red Bank N.J.
High School: Red Bank Catholic
Position: Forward

As a Sophomore in 2012-13
Played in 22 games, making 13 starts…Finished with 178 points (8.1 ppg), 120 rebounds, 22 assists, 21 steals and 30 blocked shots… Finished second on the team with a 43.4 three-point shooting percentage…Registered three double-doubles on the season and had double-digits in points 10 times…Earned a double-double in the season opener at James Madison on Nov. 11 with 12 points and 10 rebounds…Scored 13 points and nine rebounds at Yale on Nov. 28…Scored 13 points and added two steals on Dec. 1 vs. New Hampshire…Scored 11 points and 10 rebounds on Dec. 22 vs. St. John’s (N.Y.)…Scored 16 points and 11 rebounds as part of a double-double on Dec. 30 vs. Northeastern…Had eight points and 10 rebounds on Feb. 20 vs. Monmouth…Scored 12 points on Mar. 4 at St. Francis (N.Y.)…Scored 13 points vs. Bryant on Mar. 10…Scored 10 points and added seven rebounds vs. Saint Francis (Pa.) on Mar. 17.

As a Freshman in 2011–12:
Played in all 32 games for the Bobcats…Posted a .424 field-goal percentage, amassing 210 points on the season…Also had a total of 158 rebounds and finished second on the team with 40 blocked shots...Began the her career with four points, two assists, one block and six rebounds against James Madison on 11/11…Recorded eight points and three rebounds against Minnesota on 11/25…Gathered 10 points and five rebounds against Sacred Heart on 12/05…Reached a career-high of 16 points to go along with eight rebounds against Saint Joseph’s on 1/03…Recorded 12 points, six rebounds and two blocked at Saint Francis (Pa.) on 1/14…Went three consecutive games scoring 10 points or higher: 14 points against Mount St. Mary’s on 1/30; 11 points at Monmouth on 2/04; and 10 points at Farleigh Dickenson on 2/06…Ended her freshman campaign on a high note, going 3-for-3 from the free-throw line and 11 points against Mount St. Mary’s on 3/03…Tallied 13 points and eight rebounds in game against Monmouth on 03/06…Finished with 11 points, six rebounds, four blocked shots and three steals against Temple on 3/15. 

Before Quinnipiac:
Attended Red Bank Catholic High School, where she played varsity basketball, lacrosse and volleyball…Was a 1,000-point scorer at Red Bank Catholic…Was named All-Shore twice…Was a member of the National Honor Society…Also, played for the Brunswick Bears. 

A native of Red Bank, N.J...Daughter of Sal and Mary Grace Guastella…Has a brother, Peter…Brother, Peter, plays lacrosse at McDaniel College…Father, Sal, played lacrosse at Montclair State University…Majoring in health science.

Career Stats
 Total Field Goals3-Pt Field GoalsFree ThrowsReboundsAssistsBlocksStealsPoints
Guastella, SamanthaFr.2011-12F6-1327818442.391175530.909375764.9121584.938200.625401.250170.531-6.563
Guastella, SamanthaSo.2012-13F6-1226616140.994368343.373101662.5001205.455221.000301.364210.955-8.091
Career Totals----5414434541.7395313838.406477364.3842785.148420.778701.296380.7043887.185