Sammy Preston
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Sammy  Preston

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Huntington Beach, Calif.

High School:
Huntington Beach HS '13

Height:
5-4

Position:
Attacker

Major:
Managerial Economics


04/29/2018

UC Davis ends Big West tourney in fourth

The Aggies finished their 2018 season with an 18-12 overall record

04/19/2018

No. 9 Aggies honor seniors in Saturday home finale

UC Davis takes on No. 3 Cal at the Schaal Aquatics Center before heading to the Big West Conference Championships the following week (Apr. 27-29)

03/29/2018

UC Davis prepares to face No. 5 Hawai'i

The Aggies are currently 1-0 in Big West Conference play for the dual season

03/21/2018

Preston scores first Big West Player of the Week award

Senior attacker scored a hat trick in the game against No. 15 Long Beach State

03/17/2018

No. 10 Aggies edge No 15 Long Beach State

UC Davis is now 1-0 in Big West Conference play

2017: Appeared in all 34 games for 611 minutes total… Had 15 goals, 28 assists, 28 steals, 20 drawn exclusions, and three field blocks… Was the top scorer in two games, having the second game outright in most goals with a hat trick against Hawai’i at the Big West Conference Championships. Topped three steals and three assists over the span of six games.

2016: Logged 176 minutes in 27 games played... Scored 7 goals with 5 assists, 5 steals and 6 blocked shots... Opened the year with a hat trick and an assist in just 7 minutes vs. Cal State Monterey Bay (1/16)... Posted a steal, block and drawn exclusion vs. Azusa Pacific (3/11).

2015: Appeared in 14 games for 112 total minutes as a reserve... Scored first collegiate goal with two steals and a drawn exclusion vs. Azusa Pacific (2/14)... Had a goal and steal vs. Cal State East Bay (3/7).


2014: Redshirted.


HUNTINGTON BEACH HS '13: Earned All-Southern Section in each of final two seasons... Three-time All-Seaview League first-team selection after earning honorable mention as a freshman... Junior Olympics All-American as a member of Huntington Beach WPC in 2013... HBWBC advanced to gold-medal game at JOs in 2012, falling to Santa Barbara by a single goal.


PERSONAL: Born in Pasadena, Calif.... Majoring in neurobiology, physiology & behavior... Parents are Michael Chris & Anne Preston... Proudest personal accomplishment was earning 18U All-America honors at the 2013 Junior Olympics.


Career Statistics

Year G Min Gls Ast Pts Shots Pct Stl ExD Blk
2015 14 122 2 1 3 13 .154 6 3 1
2016 27 176 7 5 12 23 .304 5 2 6
2017 34 611 15 28 43 52 .288 28 20 3
Career 75 899 24 34 58 88 .273 39 25 10