31 - Jessica Sams
Jessica Sams
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Bellingham, MA
High School: Bellingham
College: Northeastern University
Position: G

Notables: Brings experience to the table and her work ethic and size should make her a formidable goaltender.



2007-08: Split time in net for the Beacons', seeing action in 13 contests ... Posted a UMass Boston Women's Hockey record with a .919 save percentage on the season ... Turned away 329 shots on the year, the fifth highest mark for the Sams, Jessica women's program ... Has now played in 1,879:44 minutes, ranking second in program history ... Made a season high of 44 saves in 3-2 victory over Connecticut College on November 20.





2006-07: Served as the Beacons' primary goalie, starting 21 games ... Established season-season school-records with 1,186:25 minutes played and 298:57 consecutive minutes played ... Posted a .900 save percentage to rank seventh in ECAC East and registered a 3.19 goals against average for the eighth-best mark in the league ... Tied the school-record for wins with nine and her 565 saves were the second-most in school annals ... Stopped 30 or more shots on nine occasions, including a career-high of 50 vs. nationally ranked Middlebury College on January 17 ... Allowed just two or fewer goals in 40-plus minutes of action in seven outings ... Named ECAC East Goalie of the Week for the week of February 5-11 after posting a 1.94 goals against average in two games, covering 123:50 of action, while stopping 64 of 68 shots for a stellar .941 save percentage to earn a pair of victories over Trinity College (CT) on February 6 and at Holy Cross on February 10.



2005-06: A member of the Northeastern University ice hockey squad as a goalie, but did not see any action.



Personal/High School: Played four years of ice hockey for the Bellingham High School boys' team as well as four years of track and field and two years of field hockey ... Started between the pipes on 11 occasions as a senior for the Blackhawks' ice hockey squad ... Born November 23, 1986 ... Daughter of Christine Colby and Craig Sams ... Majoring in Art History.