Beach Volleyball

    Sam Hirschmann
    Sam  Hirschmann


    Manhattan Beach, Calif.

    High School:
    Marymount HS




    No. 1 USC Women's Sand Volleyball Falls To No. 2 Pepperdine In AVCA Semis

    Women of Troy lose by 3-2 score for second year in row in semifinals.


    No. 1 USC Women's Sand Volleyball Splits Two Matches At AVCA National Championships

    After being upset by Hawaii and then defeating Stetson, USC now meets No. 2 Pepperdine in Saturday semifinal


    No. 1 Trojans Cruise Past Arizona and Boise State

    The Women of Troy completed the regular season with a 22-1 record and extended their winning streak to 21


    No. 1 USC Claims Pac-12 Invitational Crown

    The Women of Troy posted three 5-0 victories to run their winning streak to 19 straight duals


    Burnham and Hughes Win Gold Bracket at USAV Beach Collegiate Challenge

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


    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.


    Sand Volleyball: Spring Break Road Trip (Day 2)

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

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

    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.

    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.

    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).

    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.

    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.