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24 Sam Child
Sam  Child


Portland, OR

High School:
Tualatin HS




JUNIOR (2009-10): Appeared in and started 29 games for the Toreros...averaged 11.5 points, four rebounds, 1.2 assists, 1.4 steals and 35.9 minutes per game...named All-WCC honorable mention accolades...recorded double digits in points in 18 contests...scored a career-high 28 points against Nevada (12/28/09) where she was 9-for-18 from the field and a perfect 9-for-9 from the charity stripe...scored 20 points at Portland (01/14/10) and then 21 points when Portland visited San Diego on 02/11/10...averaged 15.2 ppg during the month of December...helped the team win the Maggie Dixon Surf N Slam Classic for the second straight year, and was selected to the All-Tournament team... Scored 16 points against No. 17 DePaul (11/21/09)...scored 19 points against Arizona (11/27/09)...scored 17 points against Long Beach State (12/13/09)...scored 15 points against Santa Clara (1/9/10).

SOPHOMORE (2008-09): Played in 32 games with 31 starts...helped lead the team through an incredible run at the WCC championships, winning three games in three days before falling in the championship game...helped the team with the Maggie Dixon Surf N Slam Classic...averaged 8.0 ppg, and was second on the team in 3-point field goals made with 27...scored in double figures in 13 games...scored a season-high 21 points in a win against BYU-Hawaii (12/5/08)...scored 17 points against San Francisco (2/7/09)...scored 16 points against Loyola Marymount (2/12/09)...scored 14 points against Saint Mary's (2/21/09) and against Pepperdine (2/14/09)...recorded a double-double with 10 rebounds and 12 points against Saint Mary's (1/24/09)...went a perfect 4-for-4 from the 3-point line in a win against BYU-Hawaii (12/5/08).

FRESHMAN (2007-08): Played in all 32 games with 31 starts...helped lead the team to a WCC Tournament championship...was named to the All-WCC Freshman team...was named WCC Player of the Week once...averaged 10.3 points per game...scored in double figures in 18 games this season...scored a career-high 27 points against Loyola Marymount (1/31/08)...scored 20 points against Saint Mary's (2/23/08)...scored 18 points against Saint Mary's (1/26/08)...recorded a career-high 10 rebounds against Pepperdine (2/28/08).

HIGH SCHOOL: Earned three varsity letters playing for Todd Jukkala at Tualatin High School...was named the Oregonian's Class 6A girls State Player of the Year as a senior...was named the Pacific Conference Player of the Year as a senior...broke eight school records during her senior season...was named first-team All-State/Tournament as senior in helping lead her team not only to a league championship but also into the quarterfinals of the state playoffs...averaged 19.5 points per game, 5.7 rebounds per game, 3.6 steals per game and 2.4 assists per game as a senior... during her senior season, she set the single-season records for points (526), field goals made (212) and steals (96)...finished her career as the second leading scorer in school history with 1,139 points...was named first-team All-Tournament and third-team All-State as a junior in helping lead her team to a 29-1 overall record and a league a sophomore she was named second-team All-League... was also a stand-out on the track team, placing herself in the varsity top-10 list in both the 100m and 300m hurdles with times of 16.7 seconds in the 100m and 49.42 seconds in the 300m hurdles...was also named second-team All-League on the Tualatin volleyball team.

PERSONAL: Samantha Allyene Child was born on October 24, 1988...she is the daughter of Sally Pitts and Jay Child...was heavily recruited by Oregon, Oregon State, Boise State, Alabama and Loyola Marymount...chose to attend USD because of the outstanding women's basketball program...has yet to decide on a major, but is leaning towards pre-med.

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Toreros gear up for last game of conference play
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Toreros prep for game day
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Big wins for both USD Football and USD Volleyball Saturday afternoon
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Men's and women's basketball teamed up to host a Halloween event
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Big day in the weight room for the Toreros
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39 years in review by former players and coaches
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Take a Timeout with the senior setter at her house in South Mission Beach
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Football preps for this Saturday's Homecoming game
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From tailgates to touchdowns, we got it all
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Hard work follows these Toreros on and off the field
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Missed Saturday's race? Don't stress, we have it right here
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Men's and women's cross country host the USD Invite: the only home race for the Toreros
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