Eight current or former Minutewomen to participate as coaches or players in upcoming event
Minutewomen look to use practice schedule to build upon 2012 A-10 Tournament Championship, NCAA Tournament appearance
A league-record 1,637 student-athletes recognized for achieving 3.5 GPA's or higher.
Freshman goalkeeper one of 71 honored by NFHCA for academic success
Sweigart becomes four-time recipient of national honor
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
FH vs. VERMONT Photos by Thom Kendall '93
FH vs. DARTMOUTH Photos by Thom Kendall '93
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 Academic Squad ... Atlantic 10 Commissioner's 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 #18 New Hampshire in overtime on Aug. 24 ... Tallied shutouts against VCU (10/14), Lock Haven (10/28) and #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 #1 seed and #16 nationally ranked Richmond (11/3) to help UMass to the A-10 Tournament Championship with a pair of saves ... Turned aside 13 shots against #5 Syracuse 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.
Tagliente on Carlino: "Sam is an outstanding young goalkeeper. She is coming to us from one of the premier clubs in the country, and has competed with and against some of the very best young talent. She is quick, aggressive, and possesses natural instincts that are going to lend themselves well in her transition to the collegiate level. Sam has the potential to be one of the elite goalies on our country."