21 - Sam Cristoforo
Sam Cristoforo
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Rockland, Mass.
High School: Rockland
Position: M
g 1
a 9
sh % .034
gw 0

2013 Finished off her career as the most dominant central midfielder in program history with another strong season … Served as a co-captain … Named to the ECAC New England First Team All Region Team for the first time … Recognized by the National Soccer Coaches of America Association (NSCAA) as a Fourth Team All Region selection … Earned a spot in the New England Women’s Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) Senior Bowl … Earned a spot on the Little East Conference All- Conference First Team for the second consecutive season …  Wrapped up her career tied for first in program-history with her 88 career games played … Set a new UMass Boston program-record with her 30 career assists … Finished her career fifth in points (60), goals (15) and game-winning goals (7) … Played and started in all 20 contests … Paced the Beacons and finished second in the Little East Conference with her nine assists … Ended the year third on the Beacons with her 11 total points (one goal, nine assists) … Recorded a pair of assists October 16 in a 5-1 victory over Western New England … Factored into both goals with a goal and an assist in the Beacons’ 2-1 double-overtime victory over regionally-ranked Brandeis University on October 24 … Tallied an assist on senior day to set the UMass Boston program-record with her 30th career assist to break a tie with classmate Tayla Andrews.

2012 Enjoyed the greatest offensive season of her three-year career as she helped the Beacons earn their first ever Little East Conference Championship by dominating the midfield … Recognized as a New England Women's Intercollegiate Soccer Association (NEWISA) First Team All-Region player ... Named a National Soccer Coaches of American Association (NSCAA) Second Team All-Region selection … Honored as a Little East Conference First Team honoree … Recognized as the Little East Conference Tournament Most Outstanding Player in the 2012 LEC Tournament … Selected as the Little East Conference Offensive Player of the Week for the first time in her career on September 17 ... Finished the season third on the Beacons and fifth in the Little East Conference with 26 points … Ended the year amongst the top 10 in the LEC with career-highs in goals (8) and assists (10) … Totaled five game-winning goals, the fifth highest total in program history …  Attempted 48 shots with 32 shots on goal … Scored a goal in four straight games from September 11 to September 18 … Registered two assists in a 6-2 win over Eastern Nazarene September 5 ... Posted the game-winning goal September 13 in the Beacons comeback 3-2 win over Bridgewater State … Pushed the Beacons to their first ever win over Keene State with the game-winning goal September 15 … Recorded the game-winning goal and one assist for a season-high three points against September 29 against Southern Maine … Downed rival UMass Dartmouth 2-1 with a game-winning goal October 6 … Helped the Beacons advance to their second LEC Championship Game in program history with the game-winning goal and an assist November 3 against Keene State. 

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
2012 21 8 10 26 48 .167 32 .667 5 1-2
TOTAL 68 14 21 49 122 .115 73 .598 7 1-2

 

Recent Games
Oct 19 at Keene State College W, 3-2
Oct 24 Brandeis University W, 2-1
Oct 26 at Plymouth State University W, 5-1
Oct 29 at Bridgewater State University (Mass.) W, 3-1
Nov 2 Rhode Island College W, 7-0
Nov 7 Eastern Connecticut State University L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 7
Games started 20 7
Goals 1 0
Assists 9 2
Points 11 2
Shots 29 12
Shot Pct .034 .000
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 30 University of New England W, 4-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 2 Emory University L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 7 vs. Skidmore College L, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 8 at Castleton State College W, 2-1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 12 at Wheaton College (Mass.) L, 3-2 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 at University of Southern Maine W, 2-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 25 Suffolk University W, 4-1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 28 UMass Dartmouth W, 4-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 2 Colby-Sawyer College W, 3-0 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 5 at Eastern Connecticut State University L, 1-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 8 at Wentworth Institute of Technology W, 3-2 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 12 Western Connecticut State University W, 4-0 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 14 at Salve Regina University W, 5-0 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 16 Western New England University W, 5-1 0 2 2 3 .000 0-0 0
Oct 19 at Keene State College W, 3-2 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 24 Brandeis University W, 2-1 1 1 3 2 .500 0-0 0
Oct 26 at Plymouth State University W, 5-1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 29 at Bridgewater State University (Mass.) W, 3-1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 2 Rhode Island College W, 7-0 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 7 Eastern Connecticut State University L, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2010-11 23 23 .13 .22 .48 1.65 .079 .83 .500
2011-12 23 23 .13 .26 .52 1.57 .083 .96 .611
2012-13 21 21 .38 .48 1.24 2.29 .167 1.52 .667
2013-14 20 20 .05 .45 .55 1.45 .034 .80 .552
Total 87 87 .17 .34 .69 1.74 .099 1.02 .589
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2010-11 23 23 3 5 11 38 .079 19 .500 0 0 0-0 1
2011-12 23 23 3 6 12 36 .083 22 .611 0 0 0-0 1
2012-13 21 21 8 10 26 48 .167 32 .667 0 0 1-2 5
2013-14 20 20 1 9 11 29 .034 16 .552 1 0 0-0 0
Total 87 87 15 30 60 151 .099 89 .589 1 0 1-2 7
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 20 20 .05 .45 .55 1.45 .034 .80 .552
Conference 7 7 .00 .29 .29 1.71 .000 1.43 .833
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 10 10 .10 .60 .80 1.40 .071 .70 .500
Away 9 9 .00 .33 .33 1.67 .000 1.00 .600
Neutral 1 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -

Wins 15 15 .07 .60 .73 1.53 .043 .87 .565
Losses 5 5 .00 .00 .00 1.20 .000 .60 .500

August 1 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
September 7 7 .00 .14 .14 1.29 .000 .57 .444
October 10 10 .10 .70 .90 1.70 .059 1.00 .588
November 2 2 .00 .50 .50 1.50 .000 1.00 .667
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 20 20 1 9 11 29 .034 16 .552 1 0 0-0 0
Conference 7 7 0 2 2 12 .000 10 .833 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 10 10 1 6 8 14 .071 7 .500 0 0 0-0 0
Away 9 9 0 3 3 15 .000 9 .600 1 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0

Wins 15 15 1 9 11 23 .043 13 .565 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 5 5 0 0 0 6 .000 3 .500 1 0 0-0 0

August 1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
September 7 7 0 1 1 9 .000 4 .444 1 0 0-0 0
October 10 10 1 7 9 17 .059 10 .588 0 0 0-0 0
November 2 2 0 1 1 3 .000 2 .667 0 0 0-0 0