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#41 Bonnie Samuelson
Position: Forward
Height: 6'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
High School: Edison
Major: Human Biology

Career Accolades and Averages | Career Statistics and Single-Game Highs

  • 2014-15 All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention (Coaches)
  • 2014-15 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Pac-12 Player of the Week (Dec. 29, 2014)
  • 2013-14 Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
  • 2011 McDonald’s All-American
  • Appeared in 141 games, starting 31
  • Averaged 6.8 points and 1.7 rebounds in 16.8 minutes per game
  • A career 40.1 percent shooter (291-of-726), including 39.6 percent from 3-point range (237-of-598)
  • Made 133 of her 147 career free throw attempts (.905)
  • Third in school history and 10th in Pac-12 history in 3-point makes (237)
  • As a senior, was eighth in the nation in 3-point percentage (.438) and made 81 from deep, tied for seventh in school single-season history
  • Also set a Stanford single-season record for free throw percentage as a senior (.908)

As a Senior (2014-15) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention (Coaches)
  • Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Played in all 36 games and started 26
  • Third on the team in scoring at 9.6 points per game on 43.6 percent shooting and a 43.8 percent clip from deep
  • Hit 90.8 percent at the line and made 44 straight before a first-half miss against UC Davis (12/22)
  • Increased her role with a move to the stretch-4 and averaged career highs in minutes played (25.8), points (9.6), rebounds (2.8), blocks (15), steals (14), free throws made (69) and attempted (76), 3-point field goal percentage (.438) and 3-point field goals made (81)
  • Led the team in scoring in the NCAA Tournament (16.7 ppg)
  • Moved into the Pac-12’s all-time top 10 in 3-point makes after draining two against Arizona State (3/7)
  • Set a career high with eight 3-point makes, one behind the Stanford single-game record, in a win over UCLA (2/15)
  • Scored 24 points against the Bruins, her fourth career 20-point game
  • Became the seventh Stanford player to make 200 career 3-pointers when she hit one in the second half of a win over Washington State (2/2)
  • Posted the third 20-point game of her career at UCLA (1/23), hitting four 3-pointers for the fifth time this season
  • Hit at least four 3-pointers for the third straight game as part of a 14-point effort in a win over Arizona (1/16)
  • Scored in double figures for the second straight game with 18 on 5-of-7 shooting from deep in 37 minutes at Washington State (1/11)
  • Appeared in all 12 non-conference games, started two, and averaged 8.3 points and 1.3 rebounds on 45.6 percent shooting, including 45.2 percent from deep
  • Earned her first career Pac-12 Player of the Week honor on Dec. 29 after averaging 19.5 points on 9-of-15 shooting from behind the arc in Stanford’s wins over UC Davis (12/22) and UCSB (12/28)
  • Made her first start of the season, and sixth of her career, against UC Davis
  • Had her best game in a Cardinal uniform when she scored a career-high 30 points in Stanford’s 71-59 victory over UC Davis (12/22)
  • Became the first Stanford player not named Ogwumike to score 30 in a game since Jeanette Pohlen poured in 31 against Connecticut on Dec. 30, 2010
  • Made six 3-pointers for the fifth time in her career against the Aggies, also making eight total field goals and eight free throws in 35 minutes
  • Scored 14 points and was a perfect 6-of-6 at the line in the win over Connecticut (11/17)

As a Junior (2013-14) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
  • Started five games over her 35 appearances
  • Averaged 7.3 points per game and hit team-leading 63 3-pointers at a 40.6-percent clip
  • Scored 15 points and hit three 3-pointers in win at Boston College
  • Scored three points with three rebounds against UC Davis
  • Added five points against South Dakota State
  • Scored eight points with a block against New Mexico
  • Hit four 3-pointers, grabbed four rebounds and scored 14 points off the bench at Fresno State
  • Set career highs with 21 points and seven field goals, and matched career best of six 3-pointers against Oregon
  • Hit three triples for nine points with two assists at Arizona
  • Hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points at Washington
  • Scored 17 points and hit five 3-pointers in win over Arizona
  • Scored 14 points and notched career highs of eight free throws made and 28 minutes of action at USC
  • Made first career start at UCLA, scoring seven points
  • Hit four 3-pointers and scored 14 points against Washington
  • Scored 15 points with four rebounds against Colorado
  • Had nine points with four boards against USC
  • Averaged 10.2 points and hit 15 3-pointers at a 40.5-percent clip during NCAA Tournament
  • Scored 18 points and matched career highs with six 3-pointers and five rebounds against South Dakota
  • Hit three triples and scored 11 points against Florida State
  • Dropped three 3-pointers with 13 points against North Carolina

As a Sophomore (2012-13) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Appeared in 35 games
  • Led team with 49 3-pointers, averaged 5.4 points per game
  • Grabbed a career-best five rebounds in win over No. 1 Baylor
  • Scored six points with three rebounds at Hawai'i
  • Scored 11 points on 4-for-7 shooting against UT-Martin
  • Went 3-for-3 from behind the arc and scored 11 points off the bench at Tennessee
  • Hit a pair of treys and scored eight points against Connecticut
  • Scored four points againt Utah
  • Hit a pair of 3-pointers against Colorado
  • Hit a pair of triples and scored six points at Oregon
  • Hit four 3-pointers for 12 points at Oregon State
  • Scored eight points against Arizona
  • Hit season-high five 3-pointers and scored career-high 19 points in win over Arizona State
  • Scored seven points against Oregon State
  • Scored eight points against Oregon
  • Hit five 3-pointers and scored 15 points at Washington
  • Hit a pair of triples for six points at Washington State
  • Hit three triples for nine points against Washington State
  • Hit three triples for nine points against UCLA
  • Scored nine points on three triples against Michigan

As a Freshman (2011-12) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Appeared in 35 games
  • Among Pac-12 leaders with 37.3 3-point field-goal percentage
  • Led Cardinal with 44 3-pointers, third-most by a freshman in program history
  • Averaged 4.6 points and 1.2 rebounds a game
  • Made collegiate debut at Texas
  • Grabbed a pair of boards in 11 minutes against Old Dominion
  • Went 5-of-8 from behind the arc for 15 points with two steals against UC Davis
  • Scored 18 points on 6-of-8 effort from behind the arc and registered three assists and three blocks at Fresno State
  • Scored five points with two rebounds against Tennessee
  • Scored 14 points and went 2-for-4 from behind the arc in win over CSU Bakersfield
  • Hit a pair of 3s and scored seven points at USC
  • Matched her season high with 18 points and six 3-pointers against Oregon
  • Scored eight points with three rebounds against Washington State
  • Scored eight points and hit both 3-point attempts against California
  • Hit three treys for nine points with two assists at Oregon State
  • Scored eight points with three rebounds at Oregon
  • Hit four 3-pointers and scored 12 points against Seattle University
  • Hit three treys for nine points with two rebounds and two assists at California
  • Hit three treys and scored 11 points against Washington
  • Scored five points with two rebounds against Baylor

Great Britain Basketball

  • Was named to Great Britain's 20-player training camp roster ahead of the 2012 Olympics, but was forced to withdraw due to injury

USA Basketball

  • Has participated in two USA Basketball camps
    • Participated in U16 National Team camp preparing for the first-ever FIBA U16 Americas Championship in 2009
    • Took part in the U17 National Team camp ahead of the FIBA U17 World Championship in 2010

Prior to Stanford

  • A 2011 graduate of Edison School in Huntington Beach, Calif.
  • Played basketball all four years at Edison
  • Captained the team as a junior and senior
  • Helped lead team to three CIF state tournament appearances (2009-11), including a state title in 2011 and runner-up finish in 2009
  • Captured Nike TOC title in 2010
  • Claimed Sunset League title all four years (2008-11)
  • McDonald's All-American as a senior
  • Finished second in the 3-point shooting contest at the McDonald's All-America Weekend event
  • WBCA All-America honorable mention in 2011
  • Finalist for California Gatorade Player of the Year and California Ms. Basketball as a senior
  • Parade All-American in 2010
  • ESPN Underclass All-American in as a junior
  • Three-time All-CIF Southern Section Team selection (2009-11)
  • Named CIF Southern Section Division I Player of the Year in 2011
  • Twice named to Los Angeles Times Southland All-Star Team (2010-11)
  • Four-time all-county selection
  • CIF Southern Section Division II Junior Athlete of the Year in 2010
  • Named to Orange County Register Dream Team in 2011
  • Three-time Sunset League MVP (2009-11)
  • Had her jersey retired at Edison High
  • Edison's career leader in points scored (2,534), 3-pointers made (290) and free throws made (564)
  • Holds single-season records for points scored (789), scoring average (27.2 ppg), free-throw percentage (91.7), free throws made (186)
  • Holds single-game record for free throws made (16)
  • Orange County's leading scorer as a junior and senior
  • Played club ball for Cal Swish


  • Born in Orange, Calif.
  • Parents are Jon and Karen Samuelson
  • Has two younger sisters, Karlie and Katie Lou
  • Father played professional basketball in Europe
  • Mother was named to the All-England Netball Team
  • Majoring in human biology
  • Considering careers in the medical, broadcasting or education fields
  • Hobbies include playing the piano, reading, going to Disneyland