ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
Sam Goldberg
Sam Goldberg
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Englewood, N.J.
High School: Dwight-Englewood School
Major: Economics
House Affiliation: Leverett

2013-14 (Sophomore):
Finished the year with 4-1 mark ... Defeated Krishan Rana of Western Ontario, 6-11, 11-7, 11-5, 11-6 on Dec. 7 in the tenth position … Downed Williams’ John R. Shuck 11-8, 11-13, 11-1, 11-7 on Jan. 7 … Defeated August Jones of Cornell 11-8, 11-8, 11-5 on Feb. 1 … Earned a 3-0 win against Columbia’s Alex Nalle 11-6, 11-6, 11-6 on Feb. 2 in the ninth spot … Shutout Brown’s A. Gorgi 11-2, 11-3, 11-1 on Feb. 9 to help Harvard clinch its 36th Ivy League title.

2012-13 (Freshman):
Finished the year 12-1 ... Made his debut in the top nine against No. 12 Williams and posted a win, 9-11, 11-9, 11-9, 11-9, at the No. 9 position over Andrew Maruca ... Triumphed against Max Kardon of Amherst, 11-6, 11-3, 11-7, Jan. 19 ... Defeated Columbia's Alec Goldberg, 11-4, 11-6, 11-7, Feb. 2 ... Blanked MIT's Gray Riley, 11-7, 11-2, 11-8, Feb. 3 ...Dominated Brown's Charles Lebovitz, 11-3, 11-5, 11-8, Feb. 7 to earn his 10th win of the year ... Swept Ash Egan, 11-7, 11-3, 11-5, in the CSA Potter Cup semifinals Feb. 23. 

Before Harvard:
Reached a national ranking of No. 3 for BU17 squash and No. 7 for BU19 squash ... Bare Hills Gold Squash champion, Hyder Trophy Men’s 5.5 finalist and harrow Juniors Gold champion in 2011 ... Finished in third place at the Junior Championship Tour-Great Lakes in 2010 ... Honored on the Deans’ List ... Winner of the National Hispanic Recognition Award in 2011 ... Captain of the Dwight-Englewood Mock Trial Team for three years ... Group leader at StreetSquash in Harlem, N.Y. ... Enjoys cooking, skiing, wakeboarding and business ... Brother, Alec, is a member of the Columbia squash team.