Samantha Knopsnyder
Height: 5-3
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
High School: Socastee High School
Major: Secondary Education

Before USC Upstate: Was a four-year varsity tennis player for head coach Chris Weeks at Socastee High School... Earned team MVP honors after junior and senior campaigns.

Personal: Born on June 5, 1992 in Myrtle Beach, S.C... Daughter of Bob Knopsynder and Jolene Lind... Has a younger sister McKenzie... Secondary education major... Favorite movie is "Wall-E"... Favorite TV show is "Desperate Housewives"... Favorite season is summer... Most admires her mother... Favorite quote is from 1 Corinthians 10:13 "There hath no temptation taken you but such as is common to man: but God is faithful, who will not suffer you to be tempted above that ye are able; but will with the temptation also make a way to escape, that ye may be able to bear it"... Enjoys playing tennis and the piano... Aspires to be a high school math teacher and a tennis coach.