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    Sam Hirschmann
    Sam Hirschmann

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Manhattan Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Marymount HS

    Height:
    5-10

    Experience:
    2V

    04/14/2014

    Burnham and Hughes Win Gold Bracket at USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge

    Kelly Claes and Alexa Strange took home the title in the Silver Bracket

    04/12/2014

    No. 1 Women of Troy Go 3-0 at USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge

    The USC women's sand volleyball team extended its winning streak to 16 matches with three wins in Hermosa Beach

    04/08/2014

    Johnson, Ndipagbor, Davis, Faulknor, and Gaither Named USC Credit Union Student-Athletes of the Week

    Ndipagbor, Davis, Faulknor, and Gaither set USC 4x200m relay record.

    04/05/2014

    No. 1 USC Extends Streak to 13 With Pair of 5-0 Wins

    The Women of Troy earned their sixth straight 5-0 sweep with wins against Bakersfield and San Jose State

    04/03/2014

    No. 1 Trojans Top Lions and No. 6 Bruins on Senior Day

    The top-ranked USC women's sand volleyball team extended its winning streak to 11 straight matches

    03/21/2013

    Sand Volleyball: Spring Break Road Trip (Day 3)

    The Women of Troy completed a 5-0 sweep over Saint Mary's College to cap a 2-0 week in Northern California.

    03/19/2013

    Sand Volleyball: Spring Break Road Trip (Day 2)

    The Women of Troy face Pacific in their first road dual match of the season.

    2014
    Sam Hirschmann enters her senior season with the Women of Troy and will serve as a team captain.

    2013
    Hirschmann played mainly at the No. 5 spot as a junior in 2013, going 16-14 overall... she was 8-7 while finishing the year with Natasa Siljkovic, 4-2 with Kati Duddridge, 1-0 with Erin Kaupp, 2-3 with Alexa Stonish, and 1-2 with Sydney Seau... teamed with Siljkovic to finish second in the bronze division at the USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge pairs tourney... was slowed early in 2013 after breaking her right hand prior to the season... served as a USC co-captain... placed second with Silkjovic at the 2013 Open Division of the Huntington Beach CBVA tournament.

    2012
    After spending two years on USC's indoor team, Hirschmann competed on the sand as a sophomore in 2012... teamed with Kendall Bateman to go 13-8 at the No. 4 position before she broke her left hand and missed the final month of the season.

    INDOOR
    Hirschmann redshirted as a sophomore outside hitter in the fall of 2011... played in six matches for the Women of Troy as a 2010 freshman outside hitter, recording five kills (0.71 kps) for a .167 hitting percentage with two service aces (0.29 saps), three digs (0.43 dps), one block (0.14 bps) and 7.5 points (1.07 pps).

    HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB
    Hirschmann was a three-year varsity letterwinner at Marymount HS in Los Angeles... won four straight Sunshine League championships... served as team captain in her 2009 senior year and earned All-Sunshine League first team honors in her junior and senior seasons... named ESPN Rise CalHiSports Girls' state Athlete of the Week in September 2009... earned several academic student of the semester honors... played for the Sunshine and Spikerz VBC... helped her club team place third at the 2010 Las Vegas Classic tournament and second at the 2008 Indiana Qualifier.

    PERSONAL
    Samantha Hirschmann was born on Sept. 5, 1991... father, James, played football at Widener University and was a member of the NCAA DIII national championship team... brother, Jimmy, played on the USC men's volleyball team (2008)... majoring in communication.