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  Sam Droop
Sam Droop

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Hilton Head Island, S.C.

High School:
Palmetto State E-cademy

Height:
5-11


Accolades Won
• 2014 All-Patriot League Second Team

2013-14 - Sophomore: All-Patriot League Second Team ... won the team's Most Improved Award ... Droop led Navy in singles wins and dual wins ... had an overall singles record of 22-11 and was 18-4 in dual play ... posted a 15-4 record as Navy's starter at No. 3 singles and was 3-0 at No. 2 ... Droop was 6-0 in singles against Patriot League opponents during the regular season ... won nine straight singles matches from March 22 to April 18 ... Droop was 11-2 over her last 13 singles matches of the season ... Droop clinched Navy's 4-3 win over Georgetown with a 6-2, 7-6 (7-4) win at No. 3 singles ... clinched Navy's 5-2 win over Seton Hall with a 6-4, 7-6 (8-6) win at No. 3 singles ... Droop defeated Army's Gabby Spindler at No. 3 singles, 6-4, 6-3, and won at No. 3 doubles with partner Darien Sears in Navy's narrow 4-3 loss in the Star Match ... Droop won in straight sets at No. 3 singles in Navy's Patriot League Quarterfinals win over Loyola ... Droop was 16-10 overall in doubles and 11-6 in dual play ... Droop was Navy's primary starter at No. 3 doubles with Sears ... Droop and Sears were 9-4 at No. 3 doubles and the duo won at No. 3 doubles in the Patriot League Semifinals against Army.

2012-13 - Freshman: Went 15-9 in singles and was 16-15 in doubles for a combined record of 31-24 ... went 8-4 in singles during dual play and held a 3-1 record at No. 1 singles ... was also 3-2 at No. 5 and 2-0 at No. 6 ... had a 7-5 singles record in the fall ... was 12-10 in doubles during dual matches and was 4-5 in tournaments ... started at No. 2 doubles alongside Emani Decquir ... went 11-8 at No. 2 doubles with Decquir and went 3-1 during league play ... won five straight doubles matches at No. 2 from April 13 to April 27.

Personal: Graduated from the Palmetto State E-cademy in 2012 ... did not play high school tennis, but attended the Van Der Meer Tennis Academy ... won a state championship at Hilton Head High School in 2007 as a middle schooler and attended Super Nationals in Phoenix and Memphis ... was ranked No. 2 in the state of South Carolina and 36th in the Southeast Region while being a four-star recruit according to TennisRecruiting.net ... born in Trumble, Conn. ... daughter of Ronald and Sally Droop ... held offers from Louisiana-Lafayette and Coastal Carolina and went on visits to Clemson and Furman ... majoring in computer engineering.

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09/12/14 at Quinnipiac Invitational All Day
09/12/14 at Stony Brook Invitational All Day
09/13/14 at Stony Brook Invitational All Day
09/13/14 at Quinnipiac Invitational All Day
09/14/14 at Quinnipiac Invitational All Day