Sam

Girard

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#19

Forward
Height: 5'9"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Dedham, Mass.
High School: Dedham

Bio

• An Emerging Leader in the Holy Cross Leadership Academy.

2017-2018:

  • Played in 25 games at forward and captain 
  • Recorded 18 points on four goals and 14 assists 
  • Tallied four multi-point games 
  • Led the power play unit to a 27.7% conversion rate, which ranked first the NEWHA and the nation
  • Scored one short-handed goal 
  • Was +14 on the season 

2016-2017:

  • Played in 26 games at forward
  • Ranked third on the team with 28 points on 17 goals and 11 assists
  • Recorded two goals and two assists in a 6-2 win against Southern Maine (11/18)
  • Scored two goals and recorded an assist in a 4-0 win against Endicott (1/8)
  • Led the team with six game winning goals, ranking second in the league
  • Her six game winning goals are tied for second all-time in the program’s single season history
  • Led the team with five power play goals, which were tied for eighth in the league
  • Her five power play goals are ranked 10th in the program’s single season history
  • Named NEHC Player of the Week (1/9)
  • Named Crusader of the Week (1/9)
  • Named NEHC Player of the Week (10/31)
  • Named second team All-NEHC
  • Ranks ninth all-time program history with eight career game winning goals
  • Named the Rutland Herald Invitational Tournament MVP
  • Named NEHC All-Academic

2015-2016:

  • Played in all 27 games
  • Recorded 21 points with 14 goals and seven assists
  • Her 14 goals were second on the team
  • Ranked second in the NEHC in scoring among freshman
  • Finished sixth on the teams in points
  • Earned first collegiate point in 2-1 win over Sacred Heart on 10/31
  • Tallied three points in 6-2 win over Plymouth State (11/20) and two points in 6-0 victory over Manhattanville (11/7)
  • Named the NEHC Rookie of the Week (11/9)

Before Holy Cross

  • Played with the Middlesex Islanders Hockey Club
  • Four year varsity member of the Dedham high school hockey team
  • Team captain her senior year
  • Team MVP her sophomore, junior and senior seasons
  • First Team League All-Star all four years
  • League MVP her senior year
  • All-Scholastic Boston Herald her junior and senior years, and All-Scholastic Boston Globe her senior year.
  • Shriners All-Star Player
  • Registered 218 career points
  • Set school record for most goals as a freshman
  • Also played four years of varsity field hockey and softball
  • Team captain and MVP her senior year for field hockey
  • Team captain and MVP her junior and senior years for softball
  • Bay State First Team All-Star all four years, and league MVP junior year for softball
  • Public Officer, Student Council and Peer Leaders member

Personal

  • Daughter of Bernie and Christina Girard
  • Has one brother, Bernie, who played football for Mass. Maritime Academy
  • Majoring in Psychology
  • Aspires to become a teacher
Season GP G A P Pen-Min PPG SHG GWG
2015-2016 27 14 7 21 7-14 2 0 1
2016-2017 26 17 11 28 15-30 5 1 6
2017-2018 25 4 14 18 11-28 0 1 0
Career Total 78 35 32 67 33-72 7 2 7
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