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Sam Struss

Class: Junior
Position: A
Height: 5-2

Previous School: Seneca Valley Senior High School

Hometown: Evans City, Pa.

2013 (So.)
• Started all 18 contests
• Paced the team in points with 40, which is the fourth highest total in a single season in program history
• Set a single-season program record with 21 assists
• Ranked ninth in the Big South in assists per game (1.17)
• Finished fifth on the squad with 19 goals, four of which came on free-position attempts
• Added 46 shots, 36 shots on goal, 15 ground balls, three draw controls and two caused turnovers
• Tallied a single-game program record with seven assists on March 1 at Delaware State
• Recorded eight points on March 1 against Delaware State, which ranks second on the program's single-game list
• Notched five multiple-goal games, including a season-high three markers on April 20 versus Longwood
• Posted four multiple-assist contests
• Tallied two goals and three assists in the Lady Flames' season-opening win against Stetson on Feb. 10

2012 (Fr.)
• Played in all 17 games, including 12 starts
• Finished the season with 12 goals and five assists
• Ranked fifth on the squad with 39 shots and 30 shots on goal
• Recorded a pair of four-point games, March 8 versus LIU Brooklyn and April 15 against Presbyterian College, both wins for the Lady Flames
• Tallied a season-high three goals in the 22-21 win over Presbyterian College (April 15)
• Notched three draw controls in a game twice, against LIU Brooklyn (March 8) and High Point (April 20)

Prep
• Lettered two years at North Hills High School and two years at Seneca Valley Senior High School
• Voted as MVP attack both seasons at North Hills while also getting Western Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic League (WPIAL) first section MVP
• Named to first team All-WPIAL during junior campaign, helping Seneca Valley to a WPIAL runner-up finish
• Served as team captain as a senior, leading the team to its first WPIAL championship
• Named first-team WPIAL, Division I WPIAL All-Star, US Lacrosse Honorable Mention All-American, and a US Lacrosse Academic All-American
• Also played soccer at Seneca Valley

Personal
• Daughter of Karl and Debbie Struss
• Majoring in exercise science
• Birthday is April 13