Carlino totals nine saves in goal for Massachusetts
Nicole Miller scores twice, Sam Carlino makes 12 saves for the Minutewomen
Minutewomen look to defend two-time Atlantic 10 Champions status in 2014
Minutewomen hold top spot; four named preseason all-conference
UMass field hockey will be well represented at the 2014 Women's National, U-21 Championships
FH vs. RICHMOND Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH VS. UNH Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. RICHMOND (A10 FINAL) Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. SYRACUSE Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. ALBANY Photos by Thom Kendall '93
Carlino With The U.S. National Program: Played for the USA-Red Team at the 2014 Women's National Championship (June 16-21) ... 2013 Junior World Cup participant with the United States U21 National Team with UMass teammate Hannah Prince, one of 18 student-athletes and only two goalkeepers chosen from across the country (July 27-Aug. 4) ... 2013 Junior National Camp - U.S. U21 National Team (June 26-28) ... Under-21 Women's National Championship (June 20-25, 2013) ... 2013 Women's National Championship - New England/North High Performance Team (May 23-29).
2014 - Junior: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Conference ... Team captain along with Lauren Allymohamed and Renee Suter ... Made 12 saves - including the 200th of her career - in the season-opening 3-2 loss to No. 1 Maryland (8/29) at the Nook in Lancaster, Pa., her third career game with double-digit stops ... Added nine saves against Temple on Aug. 31.
2013 - Sophomore: Game-by-Game Statistics ... NFHCA All-Region Second Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll ... Started and played in all 24 games as a sophomore, finishing with a 1.47 goals-against average, .704 save percentage and 1,761 minutes played ... Made 88 saves against 37 goals allowed ... Totaled six shutouts ... Finished the year third in the Atlantic 10 for goals-against average while she also earned third in shutouts and fifth for saves ... Improved her numbers during Atlantic 10 competition with a .750 save percentage and 1.19 goals-against average as the Minutewomen went undefeated in seven league games ... Made six saves against only one goal allowed at Maine (8/30) for her 15th win as a Minutewoman ... Notched seven stops during UMass' come-from-behind victory over No. 9 Michigan ... Earned shutouts over UMass-Lowell, 6-0 and Harvard, 3-0 ... Turned aside nine shots by No. 19 Boston College ... Blocked four Ohio State attempts to secure the 1-0 shutout victory on Sept. 14 ... Had three more saves during UMass' 5-1 victory over Hofstra (9/22) ... Provided three saves to blank Northeastern during UMass' 2-0 win on the road (10/2) ... Added four saves during a 3-1 come-from-behind win at Boston University (10/6) ... Made one stop to shut out Saint Louis (10/12) ... Turned aside four La Salle shots to record her 25th collegiate victory (10/18) ... Made two saves in the victory over Saint Joseph's (10/20) ... Blocked six shots at Lock Haven (11/1) for her 15th win of the season ... Made six saves at Saint Francis (11/3) during UMass' overtime victory for her 30th career win ... Notched five stops against No. 7 Virginia to help UMass earn the come-from-behind win in overtime, 4-3 during the NCAA Tournament First Round (11/16).
2012 - Freshman: Game-by-Game Statistics ... Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team ... Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (10/22) ... NFHCA Scholar of Distinction ... NFHCA National Academic Squad ... Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Fall Honor Roll ... Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Spring Honor Roll ... First-year goalkeeper served as the starter for the Minutewomen with 1,610 minutes in the cage ... Had a 1.65 goals-against average with 37 tallies allowed over 23 appearances ... Owned a .725 save percentage courtesy of 100 stops ... Totaled first collegiate win during 2-1 upset of No. 18 New Hampshire in overtime on Aug. 24 ... Earned a single-game career high 15 saves at No. 3 Maryland (9/8) ... Tallied shutouts against VCU (10/14), Lock Haven (10/28) and No. 16 Richmond (11/3) ... Had six stops against Temple (11/2) in the A-10 Tournament Semifinal Round to preserve 5-2 win ... Shut out No. 1 seed and No. 16 nationally ranked Richmond (11/3) to help UMass to the A-10 Tournament Championship with a pair of saves ... Missed the NCAA Tournament Play-In Game against Rider (11/6), a 2-1 victory in overtime, due to an illness ... Turned aside 13 shots against No. 5 Syracuse (11/10) in the NCAA Tournament First Round.
Before UMass: Earned all-area first team honors as a senior and was selected to the second team as a junior at Unionville High School ... Tabbed Ches-Mont All-League three times, including first team recognitions as a junior and senior ... Backstopped team to an 18-5-1 record, a Ches-Mont American League Title and a district finalist finish in 2011 ... Helped squad post an 11-5-2 season and capture the Ches-Mont American League Championship in 2010 ... Logged 12 shutouts as a senior with 156 saves on 173 shots for a .902 save percentage and posted a 0.79 goals-against average (18 allowed over 23 games) ... Finished career with a .912 save percentage, a 0.79 GAA and 30 shutouts ... Played club with W.C. Eagles Field Hockey from 2007-2012 and was part of the team that took second at the National Club Championship in 2011 ... Also played softball at Unionville and was a four-time All-Chesmont League selection ... Totaled Distinguished Honors for academics all four years at Unionville.
Personal: Born Samantha Ann Carlino on Nov. 14, 1993 in West Chester, Pa. ... Is the daughter of Michael and Amy Carlino ... Has one brother, Nathan.
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