Samuel Buzzas


Player profile

  • Year R-Senior
  • Hometown Bend, Oregon
  • High School/Last School Sunset/Xavier
  • Height 6-4
  • Weight 190
  • Club Portland Timbers Academy

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Career Highlights

2021 (Spring and Fall — Redshirt Senior Season at Ohio State) 

  • Finished his career with 26 games played in Columbus, seven over the spring (6) and fall (1) seasons
  • Took a pair of shots, one resulting in a goal at Michigan State in a 2-0 victory for the Buckeyes in the spring
  • Finished Ohio State career with two goals, six shots with four on goal

2019 (Redshirt Junior Season at Ohio State)

  • Scored (game winner) on a header from a corner kick from classmate Matteo Bennati in 1-0 win at Rutgers Oct. 6.
  • Three of four shot attempts on the season have been on goal
  • Starts in all 19 matches and has played 90 or more minutes in all but one game for a total of 1,740.

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