18 Sam Knapke
18 Sam Knapke
Height: 5-7
Weight: 145
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Glen Ellyn, Ill.
High School: Benet Academy
Position: M
g 0
a 1
pts 1
gw 0

2016: Two-year letterwinner … will compete for playing time at midfield.

2015: Played in 16 matches with two starts … helped the Generals allow just 16 goals for a 0.71 goals-against average ... defense also posted 11 shutouts.

2014: Saw action in 17 contests, making 13 starts during his rookie campaign … recorded six points on two goals and two assists … scored a goal in a 2-1 win over Hendrix (8/31) and netted the game-winner in a 2-1 victory at Shenandoah (10/15) … dished out an assist in a 2-1 loss at Guilford (9/12) and in a 2-2 tie at Hampden-Sydney (11/1).

High School: Earned three varsity letters in soccer at Benet Academy … helped lead the team to three conference championships and two regional championship titles … also helped the team to a Best of the West championship title in 2013 … named ESCC All-Conference two times over his career … also earned ESCC MVP honors, all-sectional team laurels and was named to the Chicago Fire all-state academic team in 2013. 

Personal: Aunt, Megan, played tennis at Bradley University … grandfather, John McGinnis, played baseball, football and basketball at Benedictine University … ODAC All-Academic honoree and W&L Scholar-Athlete … economics and politics double-major.

Recent Games
Oct 29 at Bridgewater W, 4-0
Nov 2 Bridgewater W, 2-0
Nov 5 vs. Roanoke W, 3-0
Nov 6 at Lynchburg L, 2-1
Nov 11 vs. St. Lawrence T, 1-1
Nov 12 at Franklin & Marshall L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 9
Games started 6 5
Goals 0 0
Assists 1 0
Points 1 0
Shots 8 6
Shot Pct .000 .000
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 3 at Rowan L, 2-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 4 vs. Oneonta St. W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 Southern Virginia W, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 10 at Ohio Wesleyan W, 3-1 - 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 11 vs. Wooster W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 17 Virginia Wesleyan W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 24 at Shenandoah W, 5-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 27 Eastern Mennonite W, 4-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 1 Hampden-Sydney W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 5 at Guilford W, 5-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 8 Messiah L, 4-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Lynchburg W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 15 Randolph-Macon L, 1-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 18 at Emory & Henry W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 22 Randolph W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 26 Roanoke T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 29 at Bridgewater W, 4-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 2 Bridgewater W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 5 vs. Roanoke W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 6 at Lynchburg L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 11 vs. St. Lawrence T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Nov 12 at Franklin & Marshall L, 2-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2014-15 17 13 .12 .12 .35 .88 .133 .29 .333
2015-16 16 2 .00 .00 .00 .81 .000 .31 .385
2016-17 20 6 .00 .05 .05 .40 .000 .10 .250
2017-18 21 1 .00 .10 .10 .52 .000 .10 .182
Total 74 22 .03 .07 .12 .64 .043 .19 .298
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2014-15 17 13 2 2 6 15 .133 5 .333 0 0 0-0 1
2015-16 16 2 0 0 0 13 .000 5 .385 0 0 0-0 0
2016-17 20 6 0 1 1 8 .000 2 .250 1 0 0-0 0
2017-18 21 1 0 2 2 11 .000 2 .182 0 0 0-0 0
Total 74 22 2 5 9 47 .043 14 .298 1 0 0-0 1
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 20 6 .00 .05 .05 .40 .000 .10 .250
Conference 9 5 .00 .00 .00 .67 .000 .22 .333
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 9 3 .00 .00 .00 .22 .000 .00 .000
Away 7 3 .00 .14 .14 .71 .000 .29 .400
Neutral 4 - .00 .00 .00 .25 .000 .00 .000
-
Wins 15 5 .00 .07 .07 .40 .000 .13 .333
Losses 3 - .00 .00 .00 .67 .000 .00 .000
-
September 7 1 .00 .14 .14 .43 .000 .14 .333
October 8 4 .00 .00 .00 .50 .000 .13 .250
November 5 1 .00 .00 .00 .20 .000 .00 .000
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 20 6 0 1 1 8 .000 2 .250 1 0 0-0 0
Conference 9 5 0 0 0 6 .000 2 .333 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
-
Home 9 3 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
Away 7 3 0 1 1 5 .000 2 .400 1 0 0-0 0
Neutral 4 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 15 5 0 1 1 6 .000 2 .333 1 0 0-0 0
Losses 3 - 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
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September 7 1 0 1 1 3 .000 1 .333 1 0 0-0 0
October 8 4 0 0 0 4 .000 1 .250 0 0 0-0 0
November 5 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0