12 Samantha Bessey
12 Samantha Bessey
Height: 5-7
Year: Senior
Hometown: Algonquin, IL
High School: Huntley High School
Position: Forward
Major: Psychology
g 9
a 2
pts 20
gw 1

As a Senior: Appeared in 19 games making 12 starts…Recorded 9 goals and 2 assists and recored 20 points, 2nd best on the team…Named to the NECC All-Conference 2nd team…Helped lead Lynx to a NECC Conference Championship with a 3-2 victory over New England College.

As a Junior: Appeared in 21 games with 12 starts... Registered 17 points, good for 3rd best on team with 8 goals and 1 assist...Recorded 2 goals in 7-0 win against Dean College on Oct. 11...Named to NECC All Conference 2nd Team.

As a Sophomore: Voted to the NECC All-Conference First Team...Appeared in 20 matches making ten starts...Registered fifty shots, eleven goals, three assists and twenty-five points...Had multi-goal games against Bay Path College (10/8/16) and Becker College (10/26/16)...Recorded a career-high (5 pts.) against Bay Path College (10/8/16).

As a Freshman: Voted to the NECC All-Conference Second Team..Finished second on the team with seven goals...Added three assists and was third on the team with 17 points...Appeared in all 22 matches, starting in 11...First career goal was an overtime game-winner in a victory over Tufts University (9/9/15)...Had multi-goal games against Mitchell College (10/21/15) and Becker College (11/5/15).

Personal: Played four years of soccer at Huntley High School...Played club ball for Crystal Lake Force...Majoring in Psychology...Minoring in Art Therapy & Sport Management...Volunteers for the Make-a-Wish Foundation...Interned at Doc Wayne Youth Services, helping to fuse sports and therapy to heal and strengthen at-risk youth.

 
Recent Games
Oct 20 vs. Newbury College W, 4-0
Oct 24 at Becker College W, 3-0
Oct 28 Dean College W, 2-0
Oct 31 Southern Vermont College W, 6-1
Nov 3 vs. New England College W, 3-2
Nov 10 at Amherst L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 9
Games started 13 4
Goals 9 3
Assists 2 1
Points 20 7
Shots 47 21
Shot Pct .191 .143
Penalty kicks 1-1 0-0
Game-winning goals 1 1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 31 Suffolk University W, 6-1 1 2 1 5 5 .400 0-0 0
Sep 2 at Wellesley College W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 5 at Massachusetts Institute of Technology L, 5-1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 1-1 0
Sep 8 vs. Redlands   - - - - - - - -
Sep 9 at Texas-Dallas L, 4-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 at Simmons College L, 2-1 1 1 0 2 6 .167 0-0 0
Sep 15 at Southern Vermont College W, 3-0 - 1 1 3 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 22 at Elms College W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 25 Emerson College   - - - - - - - -
Sep 27 at Salve Regina University W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 29 vs. Eastern Nazarene College W, 6-0 1 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 1
Oct 2 at Brandeis University W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 6 at Bay Path College W, 7-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 10 Dean College W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 13 vs. New England College W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 16 at Mitchell College W, 4-0 - 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 18 at Bates L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 vs. Newbury College W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Oct 24 at Becker College W, 3-0 - 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Oct 28 Dean College W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 31 Southern Vermont College W, 6-1 - 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 0
Nov 3 vs. New England College W, 3-2 1 1 0 2 7 .143 0-0 0
Nov 10 at Amherst L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2015-16 22 11 .32 .14 .77 2.09 .152 1.05 .500
2016-17 20 10 .55 .15 1.25 2.50 .220 1.40 .560
2017-18 21 12 .38 .05 .81 1.19 .320 .71 .600
2018-19 20 13 .45 .10 1.00 2.35 .191 1.20 .511
Total 83 46 .42 .11 .95 2.02 .208 1.08 .536
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2015-16 22 11 7 3 17 46 .152 23 .500 1 0 0-0 2
2016-17 20 10 11 3 25 50 .220 28 .560 0 0 1-1 3
2017-18 21 12 8 1 17 25 .320 15 .600 0 0 0-0 2
2018-19 20 13 9 2 20 47 .191 24 .511 1 0 1-1 1
Total 83 46 35 9 79 168 .208 90 .536 2 0 2-2 8
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 20 13 .45 .10 1.00 2.35 .191 1.20 .511
Conference 9 4 .33 .11 .78 2.33 .143 1.33 .571
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 2 .75 .25 1.75 1.75 .429 1.25 .714
Away 12 7 .33 .08 .75 2.08 .160 .92 .440
Neutral 4 4 .50 .00 1.00 3.75 .133 2.00 .533
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Wins 16 9 .44 .13 1.00 2.25 .194 1.25 .556
Losses 4 4 .50 .00 1.00 2.75 .182 1.00 .364
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August 1 1 2.00 1.00 5.00 5.00 .400 3.00 .600
September 7 4 .57 .14 1.29 2.14 .267 1.14 .533
October 10 6 .20 .00 .40 1.80 .111 .90 .500
November 2 2 .50 .00 1.00 4.50 .111 2.00 .444
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 20 13 9 2 20 47 .191 24 .511 1 0 1-1 1
Conference 9 4 3 1 7 21 .143 12 .571 0 0 0-0 1
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 4 2 3 1 7 7 .429 5 .714 0 0 0-0 0
Away 12 7 4 1 9 25 .160 11 .440 1 0 1-1 0
Neutral 4 4 2 0 4 15 .133 8 .533 0 0 0-0 1
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Wins 16 9 7 2 16 36 .194 20 .556 1 0 0-0 1
Losses 4 4 2 0 4 11 .182 4 .364 0 0 1-1 0
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August 1 1 2 1 5 5 .400 3 .600 0 0 0-0 0
September 7 4 4 1 9 15 .267 8 .533 1 0 1-1 1
October 10 6 2 0 4 18 .111 9 .500 0 0 0-0 0
November 2 2 1 0 2 9 .111 4 .444 0 0 0-0 0