Position
Forward
Height
5'1
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Columbus, Ohio
High School
Columbus School for Girls

Updated 6/14/06

Tranferred to Miami (Fla.) prior to the 2006 season.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005)
Was a key contributor for the Tigers in her freshman season … Appeared in 17 games and started seven as a forward … Saw action in eight SEC matches … Scored the first goal of her career in the regular-season finale against Southern on Oct. 31 … Recorded a pair of assists on the season for a total of four points … Earned an assist against Belmont on Sept. 9 and assisted on the game-winning goal against Southern … Finished the season with 11 shots and three shots on goal … Earned first varsity letter.

COACHES PERSPECTIVE ON SANDERSON:
“Sammy Sanderson comes from a high level club team. She will definitely help us with our offense and our attacking scheme. We are expecting her to play some valuable minutes for us.”

PRIOR TO LSU:
OLYMPIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Region II Regional team
Ohio South ODP team
CLUB
Ohio Premier Soccer Club
2004 Ohio State Champions
HIGH SCHOOL
Columbus School for Girls
1999-2003 Ohio South State team

PERSONAL:
Full name is Samantha Ryan Sanderson … Born on March 9, 1987 … Parents are Jeff and Robin Sanderson … Graduated from the Columbus School for Girls with a 3.3 GPA … Plans to major in criminology and sociology.

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