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Samuel Buzzas

Defender

Player profile

  • Year Redshirt Junior
  • Hometown Bend, Ore.
  • High School Sunset
  • Last School Xavier
  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 190
  • Club Portland Timbers Academy

🔊 Pronunciation

Career Highlights

  • Big East All-Freshman Team (2017)
  • Big East Freshman of the Week (Oct. 30, 2017)
  • Big East All-Academic Team

2018 (Redshirt Sophomore Season at Xavier)

  • Appeared in nine matches with eight starts
  • Took two shots
  • Logged a total of 798 minutes in the back four

2017 (Redshirt Freshman Season at Xavier)

  • Stated all 20 matches for Xavier at center back
  • Played a part in six team shutouts
  • Second on the team in minutes played (1,864)
  • Scored two goals from the backline
  • Fired 15 shots and put seven on frame
  • Scored first career goal in 40th minute of a 4-1 win over Providence (9/30)
  • Scored the equalizer in the 89th minute of an eventual 3-2 win over Seton Hall (10/28)
  • Had a season-high three shots, including two on goal in the match against the Pirates

2016 (Freshman Season at Xavier)

  • Redshirted for the Musketeers

Prior to Xavier

  •  Member of Portland Timbers Development Academy
  • Spent two years in Florida, competing for the Florida Rush
  • Part of Rush National Team.
  • Also recruited by Indiana, Stanford and Clemson