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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Meet the Toreros: Jose Martinez
6'10" freshman forward from Cayey, Puerto Rico.
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Meet the Toreros: Frank Ryder
6'10" freshman forward from Boulder, Colo.
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2015-16 Highlight Video
All the top plays from 2015-16
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Jordan Angus - Male Torero of the Year
Angus reflects on his time at USD
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Malina Hood - Female Torero of the Year
Malina Hood looks back at her USD career
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NCAA Tournament Preview
San Diego faces Vanderbilt in first round
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2016 Celebration of Excellence
Behind the Scenes at the COE
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Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
Toreros Participate in Linda Vista Parade
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Men's Tennis senior Day
The Toreros host LMU and Pepperdine Saturday and Sunday
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Softball WCC Preview
The Toreros host Saint Mary's Saturday and Sunday
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2016 San Diego Crew Classic
The Toreros show speed against the nation's top crews
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The Torero Baseball Experience
Kris Bryant & Brian Matusz reflect on their time at USD
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MBB Senior Night
Jito Kok and Duda Sanadze prepare for the final home game
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USD Baseball Season Preview
Season starts at No. 3 Vanderbilt February 19
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USD Softball Season Preview
Season starts February 12
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UCLA Preview
USD travels to No. 9 UCLA Friday
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Toreros Host Kentucky Saturday
USD looks to defend home court against No. 22 Kentucky
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Toreros Host Pepperdine & LMU
USD returns home after four-game road trip
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Toreros Team Up with PYBL
Men's Basketball hosts annual clinic for Challenged Division
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Men's Tennis 2016
USD opens at home vs UC Irvine and UCSD Saturday
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BYU Preview
Preview of USD women's basketball WCC opener vs. BYU.

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City Championship Highlights
Relive the Toreros' Upset over SDSU at Petco Park

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Toreros to Host Hope International
The 9-1 Toreros will host Hope International in their final game before WCC play

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Toreros Stun Aztecs at Petco
Postgame reaction and press conferences

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Toreros Return Home
USD will host Bethesda before Sunday's City Championship at Petco Park

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Men's Basketball Season Tickets
Starting as Low as $99

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Butler Preview
Pono Keni and Coach Lindsey talk about Saturday's Senior Day game against Butler

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CSUN Preview
Coach Fisher and forward Maya Hood talk about Tuesday's home-opener against CSUN

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USC Preview
Coach Smith and Brett Bailey preview the season opener at USC

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Davidson Preview
Jonah Hodges and Dale Lindsey talk about Jonah's return and preview Davidson game

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San Diego Fall Classic Preview
Coach Dagman previews the San Diego Fall Classic

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Nevada Preview
USD's Women's Basketball team will start their season at Nevada this weekend

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USD Men's Basketball - The Origins (1955-1973)
A Glance at the Beginnings of Torero Hoops

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Campbell Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jeff Starr preview Campbell

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Stetson Preview
Coach Lindsey and Jereke Armstrong talk about the season so far

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WCC Media Day
Behind the scenes with Men's and Women's Basketball at WCC media day

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Warner Recap
Dale Lindsey and Anthony Lawrence on USD's 45-14 win

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Warner Preview

Anthony Lawrence and Coach Lindsey preview game vs. Warner

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Torero Community Service

USD Athletics helps out at Father Joe's Village in downtown San Diego

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Men's Basketball Camp Update

Kok and Carter talk about the upcoming season

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Drake Preview

Toreros host Bulldogs for Homecoming game

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Dayton Preview

Toreros look for 4th straight win

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LMU Preview

Pack the Stadium Night

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ITA All-American's Preview

Petronijevic, Angus, & Vittek Prepare

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Marist Preview

USD Looks to Extend Home Win Streak

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Valparaiso Preview

Toreros First True Road Game of 2015

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CSUN and UCSB Preview

Toreros Look to Extend Win Streak

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Aztec Invite Recap

Both Squads Finish Second

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SDSU Preview

Toreros Take on Cross-town Rival

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WNMU Recap

Highlights from 45-21 win

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2015 Home Opener

Previewing Western New Mexico

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Volleyball Tournament Preview

A preview of the USD Tournament
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Men's Soccer Season Opener
Previewing No. 16 Cal
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Training Camp Update
Coach Lindsey Recaps the First Two Weeks
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2015 WSOC Preview
A brief preview of the 2015 Toreros.


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