3 Samantha MacLean
3 Samantha MacLean
Height: 5-6
Year: So.
Hometown: Mississauga, Ont.
High School: Holy Name of Mary
Position: D
S/C: Oakville Ice

Notes: Earned votes for best slap shot and best defensive player in midseason team survey her freshman year ... 2007-08: ECAC Hockey All-Academic ... ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week Feb. 25 after scoring game-winning goal vs. RPI to clinch playoff berth for Yale in regular season finale ... Two goals and six assists in 31 games ... All eight of her points came in the final 19 games ... Scored first career goal in first round of Nutmeg Classic vs. Niagara, a 4-4 tie after overtime that Yale eventually won in a shootout ... Before Yale: Played in the NWHL at the age of 16, becoming one of the youngest players in league's history ... Had one goal and two assists for Oakville Ice in 2006-07 ... Played for Holy Name of Mary in grades nine and ten ... MVP of the Ontario Silver Stick Tournament ... Two time MVP of Ontario Secondary School Ice Gardens Tournament ... Team was three-time provincial gold medalists, two-time provincial silver medalists ... Played on and managed the women's lacrosse team in final two years of high school ... Off the Ice: Member of Silliman College ... Interested in economics as a major ... Sister, Shauna Wilde, was the captain of the women's golf team at Long Island University ... Has participated in Yale's Youth Days, teaching sports skills to local children. Nickname: Sam Favorite musician: Counting Crows Favorite food: Chocolate Best present/gift you ever received: Yale blanket Favorite quote: Get 'er done Favorite athlete: Darcy Tucker If you could go anywhere in the world, where would it be? Australia What is your most prized possession? Eli blanket