16 Samantha LaRocca
16 Samantha LaRocca
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clinton Township, Mich.
High School: Regina
Position: M
g 9
a 3
pts 21
gw 4

2018: An all-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association first team pick...Finished second in the MIAA in scoring for the regular season (six goals and an assist for 13 points)...A two-time MIAA Offensive Player of the Week award winner...Scored two goals in Albion's regular season victories over Saint Mary's and Olivet.

2017: Achieved distinction on the MIAA's Academic Honor Roll for the fourth time...Albion's leading scorer with six goals and four assists...Produced the 11th goal of her career in Albion's 4-0 result over Ohio Northern on opening day...Supplied four points on a goal and two assists in the Sept. 16 win at Olivet...Her goal with less than eight minutes remaining in regulation was the game winner as the Britons eked out a 3-2 victory over Alma...Collected a goal and an assist in both matches against Saint Mary's.

2016: A knee injury limited her to participation in the first three contests of the season...Struck for two goals, including the game winner, in the Britons 5-0 victory at North Park...Generated two shots on goal in the 1-1 draw with Central, Iowa.

2015: Injury limited her to 13 contests, starting 11...Finished third on the team's scoring ladder with four goals...Achieved her first multi-goal game when she struck twice in the Sept. 5 win at Otterbein, Ohio...Her only goal against a Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association rival was in the 88th minute of the Oct. 17 contest at Hope.

2014: Launched her collegiate career by contributing at least a goal or an assist in the first four contests of the season...Dished out three assists in her collegiate debut, Albion's 5-1 win over North Park...Scored her first goal at the collegiate level (and dished out an assist) in the 4-2 win at Illinois Tech...Produced her first collegiate game-winning goal with a free kick in overtime, lifting the Britons to a 1-0 victory at Saint Mary's...Her other goal in a MIAA match came in the Oct. 18 contest at Kalamazoo.

A psychology major with minors in exercise science and sociology...Interested in a career as a sport psychologist...Michigan Hawks was her club team...Daughter of Frank and Rebecca LaRocca.

Recent Games
Oct 13 Olivet W, 2-0
Oct 16 at Hope L, 1-0
Oct 20 Calvin T, 1-1
Oct 24 Adrian L, 3-0
Oct 27 Olivet W, 1-0
Oct 31 at Hope L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 8
Games started 19 8
Goals 9 6
Assists 3 1
Points 21 13
Shots 47 21
Shot Pct .191 .286
Penalty kicks 2-2 1-1
Game-winning goals 4 2
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 1 at Central (Iowa) W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 2 at Coe W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 1-1 1
Sep 5 Mt. St. Joseph T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 at Wittenberg L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 9 at Baldwin Wallace L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Sep 12 at Manchester W, 5-0 1 1 2 4 5 .200 0-0 0
Sep 15 Dominican (Ill.) L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 16 Capital L, 4-3 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 22 at Wilmington (Ohio) L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 26 St. Mary's (Ind.) W, 3-1 1 2 0 4 2 1.000 0-0 1
Sep 29 at Trine W, 2-0 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 0
Oct 2 at Alma W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 10 at Kalamazoo L, 3-1 1 1 0 2 6 .167 1-1 0
Oct 13 Olivet W, 2-0 1 2 0 4 3 .667 0-0 1
Oct 16 at Hope L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 Calvin T, 1-1 1 0 1 1 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 24 Adrian L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 27 Olivet W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 1
Oct 31 at Hope L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2014-15 21 21 .19 .29 .67 2.00 .095 1.05 .524
2015-16 13 11 .31 .00 .62 1.46 .211 .85 .579
2016-17 4 3 .50 .00 1.00 2.00 .250 1.00 .500
2017-18 18 16 .33 .22 .89 1.89 .176 1.33 .706
2018-19 19 19 .47 .16 1.11 2.47 .191 1.37 .553
Total 75 70 .33 .17 .84 2.00 .167 1.16 .580
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2014-15 21 21 4 6 14 42 .095 22 .524 0 0 1-1 1
2015-16 13 11 4 0 8 19 .211 11 .579 0 0 1-1 0
2016-17 4 3 2 0 4 8 .250 4 .500 0 0 0-0 1
2017-18 18 16 6 4 16 34 .176 24 .706 1 0 0-0 1
2018-19 19 19 9 3 21 47 .191 26 .553 1 0 2-2 4
Total 75 70 25 13 63 150 .167 87 .580 2 0 4-4 7
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 19 19 .47 .16 1.11 2.47 .191 1.37 .553
Conference 8 8 .75 .13 1.63 2.63 .286 1.50 .571
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 .63 .13 1.38 2.25 .278 1.25 .556
Away 11 11 .36 .18 .91 2.64 .138 1.45 .552
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 8 1.00 .25 2.25 3.00 .333 1.63 .542
Losses 9 9 .11 .00 .22 1.78 .063 1.11 .625
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September 11 11 .45 .18 1.09 2.45 .185 1.36 .556
October 8 8 .50 .13 1.13 2.50 .200 1.38 .550
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 19 19 9 3 21 47 .191 26 .553 1 0 2-2 4
Conference 8 8 6 1 13 21 .286 12 .571 0 0 1-1 2
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 8 8 5 1 11 18 .278 10 .556 0 0 0-0 3
Away 11 11 4 2 10 29 .138 16 .552 1 0 2-2 1
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Wins 8 8 8 2 18 24 .333 13 .542 1 0 1-1 4
Losses 9 9 1 0 2 16 .063 10 .625 0 0 1-1 0
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September 11 11 5 2 12 27 .185 15 .556 1 0 1-1 2
October 8 8 4 1 9 20 .200 11 .550 0 0 1-1 2