Coach Mattera and the Cornerstone Women's Basketball program would like to introduce Samantha Kolenda to their 2013-2014 roster. Head Coach Mattera announced that Samantha Kolenda has signed a letter of intent to attend Cornerstone University for the 2013-2014 academic year. Kolenda is a 5'5 Guard and will bring quickness and great shooting to the guard spot. Sammy and her family live in Sparta, Mich.
Samantha attends Sparta High School in Sparta, Mich. Kolenda will be joining former Sparta teammate Jill Steenwyk here at Cornerstone University. Samantha has excelled in the classroom earning a 3.72 GPA and has been on the National Honor Society for the last six years and also a member of the student athletic counsel.
In Samantha's senior year at Sparta High School she had a total of 81 rebounds, 81 assists 52 steals, shot 25% behind the arc and averaged a 8.4 PPG. Kolenda has also been the team captain for the past two seasons. Under her leadership, Kolenda helped Sparta High School win their first District Championship in 2011-2012.
What Coach Mattera is Saying about Samantha Kolenda
"I am really excited to add Samantha to our roster for the 2013-2014 season. She is extremely strong as a player both mentally and physically, she is a true leader. Sammy can handle the ball under pressure very well and also has confidence to make the big shot. I am excited to watch her grow as an individual and a basketball athlete!"