16 Samantha LaRocca
16 Samantha LaRocca
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Clinton Township, Mich.
High School: Regina
Position: M
g 6
a 4
pts 16
gw 1

2017: 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: Achieved distinction on the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association's Academic Honor Roll for the third time...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 14 Adrian L, 1-0
Oct 18 Olivet L, 4-0
Oct 21 at Kalamazoo T, 2-2
Oct 24 Calvin L, 1-0
Oct 28 St. Mary's (Ind.) W, 7-0
Oct 30 at Alma L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 16
Games started 16 14
Goals 6 5
Assists 4 4
Points 16 14
Shots 34 33
Shot Pct .176 .152
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 1 1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 1 Ohio Northern W, 4-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Sep 2 John Carroll L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 6 Hope L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 9 at Trine W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 14 at Adrian T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 16 at Olivet W, 4-1 1 1 2 4 4 .250 0-0 0
Sep 20 Kalamazoo W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 23 at Calvin L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 26 at St. Mary's (Ind.) W, 6-0 1 1 1 3 4 .250 0-0 0
Sep 30 Alma W, 3-2 1 1 0 2 6 .167 0-0 1
Oct 4 at Hope L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 7 Trine W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 14 Adrian L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 18 Olivet L, 4-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 21 at Kalamazoo T, 2-2 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 24 Calvin L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 28 St. Mary's (Ind.) W, 7-0 1 1 1 3 6 .167 0-0 0
Oct 30 at Alma L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 4 .250 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
Total 56 51 .29 .18 .75 1.84 .155 1.09 .592
  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
Total 56 51 16 10 42 103 .155 61 .592 1 0 2-2 3
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 18 16 .33 .22 .89 1.89 .176 1.33 .706
Conference 16 14 .31 .25 .88 2.06 .152 1.44 .697
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 10 9 .30 .10 .70 1.80 .167 1.30 .722
Away 8 7 .38 .38 1.13 2.00 .188 1.38 .688
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 8 7 .63 .50 1.75 2.75 .227 1.88 .682
Losses 8 7 .13 .00 .25 1.25 .100 1.00 .800
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September 10 9 .40 .30 1.10 1.90 .211 1.10 .579
October 8 7 .25 .13 .63 1.88 .133 1.63 .867
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 18 16 6 4 16 34 .176 24 .706 1 0 0-0 1
Conference 16 14 5 4 14 33 .152 23 .697 1 0 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 10 9 3 1 7 18 .167 13 .722 1 0 0-0 1
Away 8 7 3 3 9 16 .188 11 .688 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Wins 8 7 5 4 14 22 .227 15 .682 0 0 0-0 1
Losses 8 7 1 0 2 10 .100 8 .800 1 0 0-0 0
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September 10 9 4 3 11 19 .211 11 .579 0 0 0-0 1
October 8 7 2 1 5 15 .133 13 .867 1 0 0-0 0