Joined the team prior to the 2008 season. Before Yale: A first team conference all-star as a senior at Seekonk High School... Named team defensive most valuable player... Helped Seekonk to the 2006 conference championship and the semifinals of the state tournament... Team reached state quarterfinals in 2007... Also ran track at Seekonk and won several state titles in relays and mid-distance events. Coach Tompkins says: "Sam has great speed and intensity. We look forward to having him with us."