Sam Quigley
Sam  Quigley


Joliet, Ill.

High School:
Joliet Catholic Academy




Blue Demons Head to Las Vegas for "Duel in the Desert" Tournament

Will face Pittsburgh, Washington and Louisiana-Monroe in three-day event at UNLV


Sam Quigley at State Farm 3-point Championship

Sam Quigley at State Farm 3-point Championship


DePaul vs. Duke (Regional Semifinal)

DePaul vs. Duke (Regional Semifinal)

Career Notes: 2010-11 State Farm WBCA honorable mention All-American Team... finalist for the Nancy Lieberman Award in 2010-11 and 2009-10... second-team all-BIG EAST performer as a junior and senior... 2010-11 finalist for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award... second-team Capital One Academic All-District Five... I-AAA Scholar Athlete Team... 2010-11 BIG EAST Sportsmanship Award... 2010-11 Preseason All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention selections... three-time member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team... became DePaul's 24th 1,000 point scorer at Pittsburgh on Dec. 7, 2010... finished career with 1,273 points which ranks 16th all-time... 484 career assists ranks No. 2 on DePaul's all-time list... served as the vice president of the Captains' Council in 2009-10 and is the Council's President for the 2010-11 school year.

2010-11 (Senior): State Farm WBCA honorable mention All-American Team... second-team All-BIG EAST... finalist for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award... finalist for the Nancy Lieberman Award, also a finalist in 2009-10... second-team Capital One Academic All-District Five... I-AAA Scholar Athlete Team... 2010-11 BIG EAST Sportsmanship Award... represented DePaul at the 3-point contest at the Men's Final Four... named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Dec. 13 and on Jan. 31... preseason All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention... preseason WNIT All-Tournament Honors... Inside the BIG EAST Conference Student-Athlete of the Week on Dec. 3, 2010... became DePaul's 24th 1,000 point scorer at Pittsburgh on Dec. 7, 2010... finished career with 1,273 points which ranks 16th all-time... 484 career assists ranks No. 2 on DePaul's all-time list... started her last 104 games... longest current streak on the team, streak began on Mar. 3, 2007... season-best 23 points against Northwestern and at Cincinnati... drained a career-best seven 3-pointers at Cincinnati on Jan. 25... seven 3-pointers is the third most by any DePaul player in school history... .376 (65-for-173) 3-point percentage ranked ninth in the BIG EAST... averaged 1.8 3-pointers per game which ranked 10th in the BIG EAST... averaged 2.0 3-pointers in BIG EAST games which ranked 11th... .400 (32-for-80) 3-point field goal percentage ranked sixth in conference games... led DePaul in scoring 26 times in her career... seven times this season, 12 times as a junior, six times in 2008-09 and once during the 2006-07 season... season-best nine assists at Pittsburgh.. had five or more assists in 16 of DePaul's 36 games and in 49 career games... 3.9 assists per game ranked ninth in the BIG EAST and 133rd in the nation... 1.42 assist/turnover ratio which ranked 11th in the BIG EAST and 115th in the country... averaged 3.9 assists in BIG EAST games which was ninth in the conference... 1.4 assist-to-turnover ratio in conference games ranked ninth... recipient of the Maggie Dixon Captain's Award... shared Free Throw Award with Keisha Hampton... Blue Demon 3-point Award honoree... Shirley Becker Academic Award winner... inaugural winner of the Vincent and Louise Service Award.

2009-10 (Junior): Finalist for the Nancy Lieberman Award... second team All-BIG EAST... MVP of the Duel in the Desert Tournament... named to the BIG EAST Conference Honor Roll four times (12-21, 12-28, 1-11, 2-1)... ranked 15th (13.1 ppg) in all games and 12th with 13.8 ppg in league games... started her last 69 games... longest active streak on the team... led the BIG EAST with 38.15 minutes per game... 38.15 minutes per game ranked third in the nation... Quigley's 1,259 total minutes also ranked third in the country... played every available minute in 16 games this season (19 in her career) which included two overtime games... played 1,259 of a possible 1,380 minutes this season... averaged 39.9 minutes in BIG EAST Conference contests... the next closest BIG EAST Player was Kahla Roudebush from Cincinnati who averaged 38.8 minutes... played five consecutive 40 minute games before getting a minute break against Villanova... only missed 10 or more minutes in three contests -- a 89-50 win over Cornell on Nov. 21 (26 minutes played), a 73-30 win over Loyola-Chicago on Dec. 6 (27 minutes played) and against Vanderbilt in the Blue Demons 83-76 overtime loss in the NCAA Championship on March 21... ranked 32nd in the country and second in the BIG EAST with 5.1 assists per game... ranked eighth in the BIG EAST with a 1.3 assist to turnover ratio... 27 career games with a perfect free throw percentage - 2 min. (12 this season)... .827 (115-for-139) FT% ranked 54th in the country and third in the BIG EAST... 33 career games with five or more assists (21 this season)... recorded at least one assist in her last 62 games... career-best 11 assists vs. Pittsburgh on Jan. 23... 11 assists was the most by a BIG EAST player in a league games this season... 11 assists is the second most of any league player this season... USF's Jasmine Wynne has 12 against St. Francis (Pa.) on Dec. 31, 2009... 168 assists is the fourth most in a single season by any DePaul player... 122 career 3-pointers ranks No. 13 behind Deirdre Naughton's 124 trifecta... 372 career 3-point attempts ranks No. 11 in DePaul's record book... 342 career assists, the junior ranks seventh in DePaul's record book... shared the Maggie Dixon Captain's Award with Felicia Chester, Deirdre Naughton and Rachel Pierson... recipient of the Cookie Gavin Coach's Award and the Shirley Becker Academic Award... scored 14 points against Vanderbilt in the 2010 NCAA Championship... 16 points in DePaul's win over Marquette in the opening round of the BIG EAST Championship... 10 points, eight of which came at the free throw line, in DePaul's second round loss to West Virginia.

2008-09 (Sophomore): Started all 33 games... ranked 54th in the country and sixth in the BIG EAST with a 1.6 assist/turnover ratio... led the team with 54 steals which ranked 12th in the BIG EAST... played 24 minutes with five assists and a steal at San Diego State... 11 points, four boards, three assists and a steal vs. Pittsburgh... had 12 points, added a team-high six assists and a steal vs. West Virginia... led team with 18 points, dished out three assists and grabbed a rebound at Cincinnati... led team with 14 points, four assists vs. Marquette... 14 points, four assists, six rebounds and one block vs. USF... career-high 23 points (6-11 FG, 5-9 3pt., 6-6 FT) added two steals and a career-high seven assists at Syracuse... led team with 13 points, had four rebounds, one assist and a steal vs. Villanova... grabbed a team-high five rebounds and added seven points, two assists and a steal vs. Seton Hall... eight points, six rebounds, a team-high five assists and three steals at Notre Dame... 15 points (five points in the final minute to seal the victory), five assists, and four rebounds vs. Georgetown... led team with 17 points, including an 8-for-8 effort from the free throw line and added three rebounds and a career-high six assists vs. West Virginia... 11 points, a career-high five steals in 40 minutes at St. John's... four assists, two steals and three points vs. Rutgers... six points and five rebounds vs. Providence...scored a point and added a team-high five assists at Connecticut... led the team and tied a career-high with six assists at Pittsburgh... nine points, five rebounds, an assist and steal versus Notre Dame... six points, three assists and a steal at Louisville... 16 points, three rebounds and two steals in a career-high 40 minutes vs. Green Bay... seven points with a team-high four assists, three rebounds and three steals at UIC... 11 points with five assists, two rebounds and two steals vs. Northern Illinois... eight boards, six points, four steals and three assists against Northwestern... 18 points at Missouri State with four rebounds and three assists... eight points and five rebounds at Loyola-Chicago... seven points, four assists against Southern Illinois... 15 points at Tennessee with three assists, three steals... six points, three steals against Illinois State... named to the DePaul Invitational All-Tournament Team... scored 11 points against Hartford with six assists and three rebounds... three points with three assists and two rebounds against Southern... 10 points at New Mexico with two rebounds... eight points, four assists and three rebounds against Alcorn State... five points, three assists in the opener against Idaho State.

2007-08 (Medical Hardship): Missed the entire season and was granted a medical hardship after suffering a knee injury (torn ACL) in the summer of 2007.

2006-07 (Freshman): Earned BIG EAST Academic honors... four games in double-figures... finished the regular season by starting 14 of the last 16 games... averaged 5.6 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 23.5 minutes per game as a starter... scored three points against Georgia Tech in the NCAA Championship... started both BIG EAST Championship games and averaged 12.0 minutes per contest... five points, two rebounds, two assists against Notre Dame in the regular-season finale... seven points, five assists at Pittsburgh... seven points, six rebounds, three assists at Syracuse... 10 points at Notre Dame with four rebounds and three assists... eight points, four assists and two rebounds at Louisville... eight points, six rebounds and two assists at St. John's... 18 points, seven rebounds, three assists against Providence... six rebounds, four points, three assists at Connecticut... six points, six rebounds, four assists at Villanova... nine points, three rebounds, three assists and two steals at Cincinnati... 11 points at UNLV... eight points, five rebounds and four steals against Loyola-Chicago... 10 points at Detroit with six rebounds, three assists... three points, two assists against Illinois State... eight points, four boards against Yale... nine points in collegiate debut at Oklahoma with an assist.

High School: Named Chicago Sun-Times Female Athlete of the Year as a three-sport standout in basketball, volleyball and softball... four-year starter in each of the sports... finished high school career with 1,910 career points... Parade All-American... McDonald's All-American nominee... three-time All-East Suburban Catholic Conference honoree... two-time Chicago Sun-Times All-Area mention... twice named first team All-State by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association and third team Class AA All-State by the Associated Press... 2006 Daily Southtown Player of the Year... averaged 21 points, four rebounds, three assists and three steals as a senior... picked as MVP of The Herald News Class AA All-Area team... second team All-State honors from the Champaign News-Gazette... led the ESCC with 17 points as a junior along with 6.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists... averaged 15.1 points, 4.6 rebounds and 4.6 assists as a sophomore and 15.0 points, 5.0 assists and 4.6 rebounds per game during freshman season... coached by Matt Major... picked up All-State honors in volleyball and All-Area recognition in softball... finished volleyball career with 736 service points, 1,129 assists, 761 kills and 879 digs... as a sophomore with sister Allie as a senior, led Joliet Catholic to Class 2A state volleyball championship... hit just over .400 as leadoff hitter for the softball team.

Personal: Daughter of Christine Quigley and Donald Strle and the late Pat Quigley... has an older brother, Ryan, a younger brother, Jake and an older sister, Allie... Allie played at DePaul from 2004-08, for the Phoenix Mercury in 2008 and is currently playing overseas in Europe... Ryan pitched at Saint Xavier University... Jake plays tennis at the University of St. Francis graduated from DePaul in June 2010 with a degree in Physical Education with a health endorsement... currently working on a Masters in Educational Leadership.

Quigley by the Numbers
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Career Highs
Points: 25, at Seton Hall (Jan. 19, 2010)
Rebounds: 8, vs. Northwestern (Dec. 14, 2008)
Assists: 11, vs. Pittsburgh (Feb. 23, 2010)
Steals: 5 (2x), last atGeorgetown (Jan. 23, 2010)
Blocked Shots: 1 (10x), last at Villanova (Jan. 16, 2011)
Field Goals: 9, at Illinois State (Dec. 28, 2009)
Field Goal Attempts: 22, at Notre Dame (Feb. 14, 2010)
3pt. Field Goals: 7, atCincinnati (Jan. 25, 2011)
3pt. Field Goal Attempts: 12,at Cincinnati (Jan. 25, 2011)
Free Throws: 12, at Seton Hall (Jan. 19, 2010)
Free Throw Attempts: 15, at Seton Hall (Jan. 19, 2010)
Minutes: 45 (2x), last at West Virginia (Jan. 5, 2010)
Games in Double-Figures: 59
20-Point Games: 9
5+ Assist Games: 49
10+ Assist Games: 1
Played all available minutes: 20

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