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Samantha Greenbaum

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Maple Glen, Pa.

High School:
Upper Dublin

Height:
5-5

Position:
Defensive Specialist

Birthdate:
05/16/1987


2007 (Junior): Played in eight matches and 12 games... Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team... Tallied eight digs, a kill and an assist during the season... Recorded two digs and a kill against Norfolk State (8/25)... Had a season-high three digs against Coppin State (9/8)... Recorded an assist at Marist (10/21) and made two digs against Niagara (10/28)... Also had a dig at Rider (11/10).

2006 (Sophomore): Saw action in 16 matches and 46 games... Finished with 58 digs, six assists, four kills and two service aces... Averaged 1.26 digs per game... Pulled up a then-career-high five digs and had a kill against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (8/25)... Had four digs and a service ace against South Carolina (8/26)... Recorded five digs in consecutive matches at George Washington (9/3) and Morgan State (9/5)...Had four digs and a kill against Saint Francis (Pa.) (9/8)... Tallied seven digs in back-to-back matches against la Salle (9/9) and North Carolina A&T (9/9), setting a new career-best... Had five digs against Iona (9/17).

2005 (Freshman): Played in nine matches and saw action in 13 games... Totaled seven digs and two assists... Had a pair of digs against Seton Hall (9/2) and at Niagara (11/13)... Recorded first kill and set assist of her collegiate career in a win over Maryland-Eastern Shore (10/26)... Also had an assist at Niagara.

High School: Played four years of volleyball at Upper Dublin High School in Fort Washington, Pa., for Head Coach Maria Burke... Served as team captain of the Cardinals and named team MVP as senior... Earned first team all-league honors during senior season and Suburban all-league honorable mention as a junior... Also played two years of lacrosse... Outstanding student who was member of National Honor Society and honor roll student... Played club volleyball for the Outsiders Volleyball Club and coaches Marcia Lyssy and Steph Shewman.

Personal: Samantha Greenbaum... Born in Philadelphia... Daughter of Kathy and Josh Greenbaum... Has three younger sisters, Stephanie, Sarah and Sophie... Father played golf at West Chester... Majoring in classical civilization.