Women's Basketball

Samantha Mahnesmith
Samantha Mahnesmith


Kennedale, Texas

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Akil Simpson Named Women's Basketball Team MVP

Mustangs honored during annual awards banquet


Mustangs Knocked Out Of C-USA Championship With 77-67 Loss To Memphis

Simpson recorded ninth double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds; Mahnesmith scored 15


Mustangs Advance With 53-52 Win Over Marshall In First Round Of C-USA Championship

SMU plays second-seeded Memphis Thursday at 1:30 p.m.


Mustangs Open C-USA Championship Against Marshall On Wednesday

All-C-USA selection Simpson leads SMU into conference tournament


Mustangs Conclude Regular Season At Tulsa On Thursday

C-USA Championship in Memphis March 7-10

Samantha Mahnesmith

2011-12 Mahnesmith GameByGame Get Acrobat Reader

2011-12 (Senior):Averaged 31.1 minutes in 31 games with 29 starts...Third on the team with 8.7 points per game...Averaged 2.7 rebounds per game...Made a team-high 41 3-pointers...Second on the team with 56 assists...Shot 70.8 percent from the free throw line (34-of-48)...Scored a season-high 17 points in back-to-back games, against UTSA (12/28) and against SFA (12/30)...Scored at least 10 points nine times...Had a season-high six assists against Alcorn State (11/12)...Grabbed a career-high seven rebounds at UCF (1/26).

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2010-11 (Junior): Named team Most Valuable Player...Played in all 30 games with 28 starts, averaging 29.3 minutes...Averaged 10.2 points per game and led the team with 55 3-point field goals...Shot 34.6-percent from behind the arc and 35.9-percent from the field...Shot 81.3-percent from the free throw line...Had 58 assists and 37 steals...Scored in double figures 17 times.

Game Highlights: Scored a career-high 19 points twice (11/17 vs. TCU and 11/26 vs. Arkansas St.)... vs. Tulsa (1/13) Made six 3-point attempts, tied for third in a game at SMU, scoring 18 points... vs. Marshall (2/10) Went 6-for-6 from the field for 16 points.

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2009-10 (Sophomore): Played in 30 games with seven starts...Averaged 5.9 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.1 assists per game...Third on the team with 93 three-point attempts...Second on the team with 86.0% (37-43) free throw percentage...Received the most minutes per game (18.3)of any non-starter.

Game Highlights: Scored 12 points in first start of the year vs. Wichita State (12/19)...Put up a season-high 16 points against Hofstra (12/28)...Scored 15 points, including three three-point field goals against Texas Southern (12/30)...Tallied 14 points, four rebounds, two assists and two three-pointers against East Carolina (1/23)...Posted three three-pointers at Houston (1/30)...Scored 12 points at Tulsa (2/18)...Recorded 10 points, four rebounds, three assists and two steals against Southern Miss (2/27).

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2008-09 (Freshman)

Played in 26 games as a freshman, including one start...Played 24 or more minutes twice on the year...Had her first career start come against UCF on Feb. 7.

Game Highlights: Made her career-debut against Sam Houston State (11/28), logging 15 minutes and scoring seven points, she established a season-high going 3-4 from the line. AgainstTexas A&M Corpus Christi (12/2) - recorded her first career three-point basket... Made her first career start against UCF (2/7) and played 14 minutes and finished with three points...Tied a season-high with nine points against Rice (2/22)... Set a season-high with 25 minutes vs. Tulane (2/26) and had her most productive day from the floor, going 3-5 for nine points.

Prior to SMU: First-team All-District 10-3A selection at Kennedale High School ... All-State and All-Region honoree by the Texas Girls Coaches Association (TGCA) and the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches (TABC) ... Was ranked as the No. 13 senior in the state of Texas by Premier Basketball Report ... Twice led all 3A players in the state of Texas in scoring.

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