13 Sam Mendelsohn
13 - Sam Mendelsohn
Height: 5-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Williamsville, N.Y.
High School: Williamsville East
Position: DS/L
m 29
k/s 0.05
h % .111
a/s 0.65
b/s 0.00
sa/s 0.27
d/s 5.05

2018: Appeared in 25 matches ... led the team in digs with 314 and digs per set with 3.92 ... recorded double digit digs in 21 of 25 matches played ... contributed 27 digs in a 3-2 win versus Oneonta (9/22) ... reached 1,000 career digs ... recieved First-Team All-SUNYAC honors.  

2017: Appeared in 32 matches on the season … finised the season first on the team with 550 digs and second in assists (97) … contributed 23 digs against Alma in a 3-1 loss (9/1) … compiled 21 digs in a 3-2 win against Wooster (9/2) … made 27 digs and three assists in a 3-2 loss against Wellesley (9/8) … posted 28 digs in a 3-2 loss against Springfield (9/9) … notched seven assists and 19 digs against Gallaudet in a 3-1 win (9/15) … gained 25 digs in a 3-1 victory at Plattsburgh (9/23) … added six assists in a 3-0 win at Alfred (9/27) … recorded a season-high 30 digs against Cortland in a 3-1 victory (10/6) … acquired 24 digs and five assists against Brockport in a 3-2 loss (10/7) … accumulated 21 digs and five assists in a 3-1 win against Buffalo State (10/7) … contributed 23 digs in a 3-0 loss against Fredonia (10/20) … added six assists in a 3-0 win against Oswego (10/21) … gained 21 digs and five assists against Scranton in a 3-1 loss (10/24) … posted 24 digs in a 3-0 win against Cortland for the SUNYAC Quarterfinals (10/31) … named First Team All-SUNYAC named SUNYAC Tri-Defensive Player of the Year.

2016: Played all 32 matches … led the team in digs per set (3.83) and finished second in digs (448) … compiled 26 digs in a 3-2 win at Rochester (9/10) … acquired 20 digs in a 3-2 loss to Nazareth (9/16) … accumulated 27 digs and three service in a 3-2 victory at Pitt.-Bradford (9/29) … had 21 digs in a 3-1 loss at New Paltz (10/7) … completed 22 digs and four service aces in a 3-1 win against Plattsburgh (10/8) … compiled 21 digs against Union in a 3-2 loss (10/28) … accumulated 24 digs in the SUNYAC semifinal 3-1 loss to Brockport (11/4) … named Third Team All-SUNYAC.

Prior to Geneseo: Named Erie County Interscholastic Conference Division II (ECIC II) First Team All-League Honoree … 2012, 2013, 2014 ECIC II Champion with Williamsville East Volleyball Team … 2014 and 2015 Section 6 Class A Champions … 2015 ECIC II Champions with an undefeated record … 2015 NYS Class A Regional Champions … received NYS Class A Sportsmanship Award in 2015 … named All-Western NY Scholar Athlete in 2015 ... named to the Commisioner's Academic Honor Roll in 2016.

Personal: Samantha Ann Mendelsohn was born in Buffalo, N.Y. … raised in Williamsville, N.Y. … parents are Karen and Steven Mendelsohn … has one older sibling, Jack … mother, Karen, attended and graduated from Geneseo … brother, Jack, played soccer at John Carrol … studying communication with a minor in sociology … named to the Spring 2017 Dean's List ... enjoys hiking, laying on the beach, going to the movies and hanging around with friends … favorite athletic-related moment was when her high school team won regionals for the first time in program history … started playing volleyball was she was 13 because her best friend’s mom ran a volleyball camp that she decided to attend … favorite professional sports team is the Buffalo Bills … favorite professional athlete is Derek Jeter … names her travel coach, Robin Shifflet, for having the most influence on her athletic career for her constant tough love and advice.

Recent Games
Oct 26 at Oswego W, 3-1
Nov 1 vs. Ohio Wesleyan W, 3-2
Nov 2 at Carnegie Mellon L, 3-2
Nov 2 vs. Southwestern (Tex.) L, 3-1
Nov 8 Oneonta W, 3-1
Nov 9 vs. Brockport L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 29 9
Sets 110 35
Kills 5 2
Kills per set 0.05 0.06
Errors 3 1
Total Attacks 18 5
Hitting Percentage .111 .200
Assists 71 23
Assists per set 0.65 0.66
Service Aces 30 11
Service Errors 25 7
Service Aces per set 0.27 0.31
Reception Errors 44 14
Digs 556 175
Digs per set 5.05 5.00
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 0 0
Block Total 0 0
Blocks per set 0.00 0.00
Block Errors 0 0
Ball Handling Errors 1 0
Points 35.0 13.0
Points per set 0.3 0.4
Matches started 8 4
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 vs. Arcadia L, 3-1 1 4 0 1 1 -1.000 1 0 2 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 31 at Franklin & Marshall L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 1 .000 1 1 0 1 15 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Aug 31 vs. Mary Washington L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 2 1 0 4 32 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 6 vs. Thiel W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 1 1 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 7 vs. Wash. & Jeff. W, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 2 4 3 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Sep 7 at Case Western Reserve W, 3-2 - 2 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 10 Rochester (N.Y.) W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 1 0 1 11 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 13 at Babson L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 1 2 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 14 at MIT L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 1 5 1 1 25 0 0 0 0 0 5.0
Sep 14 at Endicott L, 3-0 1 3 0 0 1 .000 1 0 0 2 12 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 17 Brockport W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 3 1 4 15 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Sep 21 at Scranton L, 3-1 1 4 0 0 1 .000 3 1 3 0 26 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 21 at Rowan W, 3-2 1 5 1 0 1 1.000 3 0 0 1 28 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 27 Potsdam W, 3-2 1 5 0 0 0 - 3 2 0 5 16 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Sep 28 Plattsburgh W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 3 1 2 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 4 Buffalo State W, 3-0 1 3 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 17 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 5 Fredonia W, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 3 2 0 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 8 at Rochester Institute of Technology L, 3-1 - 2 1 0 2 .500 2 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 11 at Oneonta W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 2 14 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 12 at New Paltz W, 3-2 1 5 0 0 1 .000 3 0 2 2 32 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 18 vs. Nazareth W, 3-2 - 5 1 1 2 .000 5 0 1 0 35 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 19 at Clarkson L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 1 18 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 19 vs. St. Lawrence W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 3 .000 4 0 0 0 36 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 25 at Cortland W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 1 .000 5 0 0 1 23 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 26 at Oswego W, 3-1 - 4 2 1 3 .333 4 2 1 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Nov 1 vs. Ohio Wesleyan W, 3-2 - 5 0 0 1 .000 4 0 1 3 28 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 2 at Carnegie Mellon L, 3-2 - 5 0 0 0 - 6 2 2 3 25 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 2 vs. Southwestern (Tex.) L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 3 1 0 5 9 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Nov 8 Oneonta W, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 5 2 1 2 10 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Nov 9 vs. Brockport L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 32 117 1 0.01 1 10 .000 48 0.41 29 0.25 448 3.83 0 0 0 0.00 30.0 0.3
2017-18 32 114 1 0.01 4 16 -.188 97 0.85 20 0.18 550 4.82 0 0 0 0.00 21.0 0.2
2018-19 25 80 2 0.03 6 12 -.333 47 0.59 17 0.21 314 3.92 0 0 0 0.00 19.0 0.2
2019-20 29 110 5 0.05 3 18 .111 71 0.65 30 0.27 556 5.05 0 0 0 0.00 35.0 0.3
Total 118 421 9 0.02 14 56 -.089 263 0.62 96 0.23 1868 4.44 0 0 0 0.00 105.0 0.2
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 29 110 5 0.05 3 18 .111 71 0.65 30 0.27 556 5.05 0 0 0 0.00 35.0 0.3
Conference 9 35 2 0.06 1 5 .200 23 0.66 11 0.31 175 5.00 0 0 0 0.00 13.0 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 7 24 0 0.00 0 0 - 15 0.63 12 0.50 93 3.88 0 0 0 0.00 12.0 0.5
Away 14 53 4 0.08 1 11 .273 32 0.60 11 0.21 284 5.36 0 0 0 0.00 15.0 0.3
Neutral 8 33 1 0.03 2 7 -.143 24 0.73 7 0.21 179 5.42 0 0 0 0.00 8.0 0.2
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Wins 18 69 4 0.06 2 12 .167 50 0.72 19 0.28 352 5.10 0 0 0 0.00 23.0 0.3
Losses 11 41 1 0.02 1 6 .000 21 0.51 11 0.27 204 4.98 0 0 0 0.00 12.0 0.3
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August 3 12 0 0.00 1 2 -.500 4 0.33 2 0.17 65 5.42 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.2
September 12 40 1 0.03 0 3 .333 22 0.55 18 0.45 185 4.63 0 0 0 0.00 19.0 0.5
October 10 40 4 0.10 2 12 .167 27 0.68 5 0.13 234 5.85 0 0 0 0.00 9.0 0.2
November 4 18 0 0.00 0 1 .000 18 1.00 5 0.28 72 4.00 0 0 0 0.00 5.0 0.3