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Sam Philip
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Sam Philip 3140343
Position: Defender
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 170
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

2018

  • Appeared in all 18 games for UAlbany, making 11 starts
  • Named America East All-Rookie (11/2)
  • Recorded one assist at American (10/9)
  • Recorded one assist against Harvard (8/31)
  • Made season debut against Marist (8/24)

 

Quick Facts

Philip comes to UAlbany as the latest member of the New Zealand pipeline. He is currently a member of the New Zealand U20 pool seeking to qualify for the 2019 FIFA U20 World Cup. A member of the Wellington Phoenix club, Philip has served as a youth team captain and helped lead his squads to multiple tournament successes.

 

Gorman on Philip

“Sam is a player with great experience in the New Zealand youth national team pools. He’s a composed, athletic, player equally comfortable going forward as he is defending. He can play a number of positions and brings a great desire to get better. We’re excited to welcome him as our latest Kiwi here at UAlbany.”

 

Personal

Samuel “Sam” Philip… son of Simon and Sara Philip… has one brother, James, and one sister, Emily… intends to major in Economics

Philip's Career Statistics

Season GP GS G A Pts Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2018 18 11 0 2 2 10 .000 3 .300 0 0-0
TOTAL 18 11 0 2 2 10 .000 3 .300 0 0-0

Single-Game Highs

Points: 1, Harvard -- Aug 31, 2018; at American University -- Oct 9, 2018
Assists: 1, Harvard -- Aug 31, 2018; at American University -- Oct 9, 2018
Shots: 3, at Cornell -- Oct 23, 2018

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