ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
19 - Sam McMahon
Sam McMahon
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Duxbury, Mass.
High School: Groton School
Position: Defense
Major: Sociology
House Affiliation: Leverett

Careeer Highs
Ground Balls: 6 (Yale 3/25/09)
Draw Controls: 4 (Brown 3/22/08)
Caused turnovers: 3 (several times)

Senior · 2011
Team captain ... Started in eight of 11 games she appeared … Missed time due to injury … Caused seven turnovers and collected five ground balls.

Junior · 2010
Started all 15 games at defense for the Crimson … Collected 14 ground balls, won six draw controls and caused six turnovers.

Sophomore · 2009
Started all 11 games she appeared in ... Scooped up 15 ground balls and caused eight turnovers throughout the season, including six ground balls against Yale ... Missed five games due to injury.

Freshman · 2008
Started all 16 games at defense ... Led the Crimson with 16 caused turnovers ... Scooped up 22 ground balls and won 13 draw controls ... Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Week after causing three turnovers and collecting three ground balls in win over Boston College ... Had a season-high five caused turnovers in win at Albany.

Before Harvard
Named first-team All-America by US Lacrosse as a junior and senior ... Twice all-league first-team selection ... Twice named team MVP ... Twice named a New England Prep School All-Star ... Earned honorable mention All-America honors by US Lacrosse as a sophomore ... Served as team captain for field hockey and lacrosse as a senior ... Twice named team MVP in field hockey ... Earned coach’s award in field hockey as a sophomore ... Also lettered in ice hockey as a goalie ... Father, Timothy ’86, and uncle, Jim ’75, played ice hockey for the Crimson.