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Sammie Puisis Profile

(Updated July 2019)
Mason, Ohio
high school
William Mason

Before Florida State:

  • 2019 McDonald’s All-American (11 points; three 3-pointers) and Jordan Brand Classic participant.
  • Rated 37th overall by ESPNW Hoopgurlz and seventh at her position.
  • The William Mason High School attendee is considered one of the elite shooters not just in her state but across the country.
  • Ohio Girls Basketball Report Associate Director Bryce McKey said Puisis is “one of the elite shooters in the country, if not the best shooter in the country.”
  • Led the Greater Miami Conference in scoring at 17.5 points per game, shooting nearly 38 percent from beyond the arc as a senior and knocking down 44 3-point field goals.
  • In her standout senior year, Puisis also averaged 6.7 rebounds, 2.2 steals, 1.3 assists and shot 82.8 percent from the free throw line.
  • 2019 first team Ohio Prep Sports Writers Association selection.
  • Selected to the 2018-19 All USA Ohio Girls Basketball First Team.
  • 2019 finalist for Ohio Ms. Basketball.
  • Earned a spot on the 2019 Naismith Watch List alongside FSU teammate River Baldwin.
  • As a junior, Puisis shot almost 42 percent from 3-point range, and averaged 16.9 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.9 steals and 1.4 assists for the Comets.
  • In her junior season she dropped 38 points against Hamilton, which included going 7-of-10 from long distance.
  • Her older sister Katie is a beach volleyball player at FGCU, and her older brother Eddie is a men’s basketball player at Nova Southeastern.
  • As a sophomore, she connected on 50 percent of her shots from deep and averaged 16.6 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.9 steals.
  • Announced her commitment to the Seminoles on Sept. 3, 2017.
  • Picked the Seminoles over Xavier, Ohio State, Arkansas, Michigan State, Purdue and Wisconsin among several others.

All About Me:

  • Born on: Sept. 6, 2000.
  • Parents: Kelly Puisis and Edward Puisis.
  • Major: Finance.