22 Sam Schroth
Outlook -- Sam possesses great acceleration, speed, quickness and agility ... loves to run at defenders 1v1 and can finish or serve with both feet ... great defensive pressure up to top and causes many turnovers in oppositions' defense ... great strength, fitness and quickness with the ball.
2007 -- Saw action in 23 games at the forward position as a junior ... turned in three goals and added an assist to total seven points on the season ... scored a career-high two goals in Navy's 4-0 win over Saint Peter's in the Mids' home-opener ... contributed a goal on a career-high nine shots in Navy's 8-1 win over Howard ... fed Carissa Youker for the game-winning goal in the Mids' 1-0 Patriot League Championship victory over Bucknell ... finished third on the team with 14 shots on goal.
2006 -- One of the most improved players on the team from her freshman to sophomore campaign ... finished the year with 12 points on four goals and four assists in 23 appearances ... contributed a pair of game-winning goals ... scored her first-collegiate goal, the game-winner, in the Mids' 1-0 victory over Stetson (9/1) ... tacked on an assist in the win vs. Jacksonville ... sent CiAnna Weikle a perfectly-placed cross in Navy's win over American ... scored her second goal of the season in Navy's shutout over Howard ... scored a goal and added an assist in the Mids' win over Lehigh ... her goal against the Mountain Hawks marked her first in a Patriot League contest ... scored the game-winner against Lafayette ... got off the Mids' lone shot in their second-round NCAA Tournament showdown against top-ranked North Carolina.
2005 -- Competed in 12 contests, including her debut Aug. 28 against La Salle at home ... produced her first-collegiate assist in the Mids' 4-0 victory over Holy Cross ... took a personal-best three shots in that contest.
High School/Club -- A 2005 graduate of Bishop Shanahan High School in Downingtown, Pa. ... three-sport standout who lettered three times in lacrosse and twice each in soccer and basketball ... led Bishop Shanahan to the 2003 SCCL Championship ... earned All-Area (Pa.) soccer recognition after leading the league in scoring in 2004 ... a two-time All-Area center in lacrosse who led her team in scoring as a junior and senior ... awarded the 2005 Bishop Shanahan Pete Brani Award as the school's most outstanding female athlete ... member of the student council for two years.
Personal -- Full name is Samantha Schroth ... daughter of Walt and Marie Schroth ... born Jan. 31, 1987, in Chester County, Pa. ... sister, Melissa, graduated from the Naval Academy in 2001 ... cousin, Shawn O'Brien, is a Class of `90 graduate of the Academy ... majoring in comparative politics.
Schroth's Career Statistics
Overall Patriot League
Yr GP/GS Sh G A Pts GP/GS Sh G A Pts
2005 12/0 6 0 1 1 6/0 4 0 1 1
2006 23/0 26 4 4 12 6/0 11 2 2 6
2007 23/0 34 3 1 7 7/0 3 0 0 0
Total 35/0 32 7 6 20 19/0 18 2 3 7