21 - Sam Cristoforo
Sam Cristoforo
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Rockland, Mass.
High School: Rockland
Position: M

2011 One of just five players to start and play in all 23 contests, Cristoforo has made an appearance in every game since she’s been on campus … Increased her offensive output from her freshman season, tallying three goals, six assists and 12 points … Finished tied for second on the Beacons and tied for fifth in the Little East Conference with six assists … Finished fourth on the team in points with a career-high 12 points … Registered at least one shot in 19 of 23 contests and finished with 36 shots for the year … Scored the game-winning goal in extra-time on October 3 at Wentworth to give the Beacons a 2-1 victory … Recorded a career-high three points in UMass Boston’s 8-0 victory over the Massachusetts Maritime Academy on October 18 … Tallied a career-high two assists September 24 against Rhode Island College.

2010 One of only two freshman to play in all 24 matches, starting 22 contests in the Beacons midfield unit ... Enjoyed a very productive rookie season and was recognized by the Little East Conference as a Second Team All-Conference selection ... Capped rookie year with 11 points to rank fifth on the squad with three goals and five assists ... Named the LEC Rookie of the Week for her play during the week of October 17-23 ... Notched first collegiate point with an assist in her UMass Boston debut, a 3-2 victory over Western New England College on September 1 ... Scored first collegiate goal in just her second career match, a 3-2 win over Eastern Nazarene on September 7 ... Scored in the Beacons 11-0 victory over Wheelock College on October 7 ... Tallied the lone goal in UMass Boston's 1-0 triumph over Plymouth State on October 23 for her first career game-winning goal ... The Beacons combined to go 7-0-1 in games in which the freshman recorded at least one point in.

Personal/High School Earned four varsity letters playing soccer at Rockland High School where she played with current teammate Julie Nutting ... Helped lead Bulldogs to victory in the 2009 Fisher Division championship ... Named a Patriot League All-Star as a freshman, sophomore, junior and senior ... Selected a team captain during junior and season seasons ... Played Club soccer with South Shore Select, leading the squad to three consecutive trips to the State Finals, which included two Massachusetts State Championships in 2007 and 2009 ... Was an honor roll student at RHS ... Born June 3, 1992 ... Daughter of Paul and Karen Cristoforo ... Majoring in environmental health science/nursing ... Enjoys playing soccer. 

Career Stats

Season GP Goals Assists Points Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2010 24 3 5 11 38 .079 19 .500 1 0-0
2011 23 3 6 12 36 .083 22 .611 1 0-0
TOTAL 47 6 11 23 74 .081 41 .554 2 0-0