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Maggie Samanich

Defender

Player profile

  • Year Jr.
  • Hometown Brighton, Mich.
  • Club Michigan Hawks

CAREER HONORS

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2018)
  • OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017, 2018)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2018)
Played in seven matches, making six starts as a defender … played a season-high 85 minutes at Duke and at North Carolina.

AS A FRESHMAN (2017)
Appeared in 15 matches off the bench … tallied a shot at Iowa and against Indiana … played a season-high 44 minutes against Illinois.

PRIOR TO OHIO STATE
Michigan Hawks: Has eight years of club experience under the direction of Doug Landefeld with the Michigan Hawks … helped guide the Hawks to the 2016 ECNL national championship … a 2015 ECNL PDP invitee, Samanich also helped the Hawks to the 2013 State Cup and Region II championship.

Brighton: Lettered in track two years, helping her Brighton High School team to a school record in the 4×200 and 4×400 relays.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Rob and Judy Samanich … has an older brother, Jack.