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    Sami Sackos

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Albuquerque, N.M.

    High School:
    La Cueva

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Forward

    Experience:
    3L

    Club Team:
    Rio Vista FC

    Sami Sackos

    10/25/2013

    Preview: Soccer Senior Day Set vs. USF at 1 p.m. Sunday

    Cougars to honor 11 seniors during pregame ceremony

    09/19/2013

    Houston Soccer Senior Tribute

    Cougars to Honor 11 seniors on Friday

    09/18/2013

    Preview: Soccer to Host UL, Senior Day Friday at 5 p.m.

    Cougars to play only September match at home on Friday

    04/11/2013

    More than 160 Student-Athletes Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

    Cougars earn award with cumulative 3.0 GPA or higher from 16 sports programs

    10/31/2012

    Sackos Recognized for Academic Excellence

    Junior defender named to Conference USA All-Academic First Team

    HONORS & AWARDS
    2012-13 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2012-13 C-USA Academic Medal
    2012 C-USA All-Academic Team
    2011-12 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
    2011-12 C-USA Academic Medal
    2010-11 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll









    2013 (Senior): Did not see action during the 2013 season due to injury

    2012 (Junior): Started all 19 games for the Cougars... Logged in 1770 minutes... Finished the season with two assists, two points, and 11 shots... Assisted Kayla Walker on the game-winning shot in the 3-2 victory over Houston Baptist

    2011 (Sophomore): Played in all 19 games for the Cougars, starting 13... Finished the season with five points (2 goals, 1 assist)... Was second on the team in game-winning goals with one... Assisted an Alexis Weaver goal in the 2-0 victory of Louisiana-Lafayette (Sept. 16)... Scored both of the team's goals in the 2-1 victory over Marshall (Oct. 21)

    2010 (Freshman): Second on the team in goals (5), points (13) and tied for second in assists (3)... Scored her first career goal and the game winner against McNeese State (Aug. 29)... Provided two assists against TCU (Sept. 3)... Scored a career-high two goals in a 7-0 victory over Texas Southern (Sept. 12) and provided an assist... Scored the gamewinner in overtime victory against Colorado College (Oct. 1)... Supplied fourth gamewinning goal of the season against Marshall in C-USA Championship (Nov. 3).

    High School: Three-year letterwinner for coach Amber Ashcraft... Helped lead team to District Championships and State Semifinals berth her senior year... Named All-District and All-State... Reached state semifinals after capturing District and Metro Championships during her junior year... Helped guide team to runner-up at state during her sophomore year

    Personal:
    Born Oct. 30, 1991 in Albuquerque, N.M... Daughter of John and Caren Sackos... Full name is Samantha Luise Sackos... Participated in National Spanish Honors Society and Youth Coach Mentorship in high school... Hobbies include camping, skiing and hiking

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