|Height / Weight:|
6-2 / 190
As a Junior (2005)
Played in 10 matches, starting eight; missed parts of eight games because of ankle injuries ... served as team captain ... registered one goal and one assist ... scored the first goal - on a header - in a 2-1 win over Northeastern (9/11) ... assisted on Sherron Manswell's game-winning goal in double overtime in the team's 1-0 home win over Yale (11/1).
As a Sophomore (2004)
Played in and started all 20 matches...earned All-Big East second-team honors...also garnered Jewish Sports Review All-America honors...anchored a defense that allowed just 10 goals during the season...scored two goals, including game-winner in the 60th minute of a 1-0 victory over Connecticut in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Nov. 23...headed in game-winner in 2-0 victory over Seton Hall on Oct. 6, scoring less than four minutes into the game.
As a Freshman (2003)
Appeared in 15 matches, starting 12 ... strung together 11 straight starts between Sept. 13 and Oct. 24 ... earned a spot on the Penn State Nike Classic all-tournament team for his play against Penn State (Sept. 12) and Ohio State (Sept. 13) ... fired two shots on goal in a 0-0 draw versus Northeastern (Oct. 8).
Earned 2002 NSCAA All-America honors as a back at Newton North High School ... also captured All-State accolades as a senior ... gained 2002 Boston Herald All-Scholastic honors ... registered 15 goals and 14 assists as a senior ... played for Tigers' head coach Jim Burstein ... was one of 36 players chosen to play in the McDonald's All-American High School Game (in South Carolina) ... played club soccer for the FC Greater Boston Bolts ... played with the U.S. U-18 National Team at two camps ... traveled to Brazil in February 2003 as a member of the Region I ODP (1985s); played four matches against youth sides of Brazilian professional clubs.
Enrolled in the Carroll School of Management ... Sam is the middle of Susan and Larry Brill's three children ... born September 6, 1985.