28 - Sam Faber
Sam Faber
Height: 5-4
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mt. Sinai, N.Y.
High School: Northwood School
Position: F
S/C: R

COLLEGIATE ACCOLADES
•   Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award Top 10 Finalist (2008)
•   Hockey East All-Star First Team (2007 and 2008)
•   Hockey East ITECH Three Star Award (2007)
•   New England Hockey Writer’s Association All-Star Team (2007 and 2008)
•   All-USCHO Rookie Team (2006)
•   Hockey East ITECH Rookie of the Year and All-Rookie Team (2006)
•   Hockey East Pure Hockey Tournament MVP (2006 and 2008)
•   Hockey East RBK/CCM All-Tournament Team (2006, 2007 and 2008)
•   Hockey East TPS Hockey Player of the Month (Nov. ‘07 and Dec. ‘07)
•   Hockey East Rookie of the Month (Feb. ‘06)
•   Hockey East TPS Hockey Player of the Week (3/6/06; 10/2/06; 10/9/06; 11/12/07; 12/17/07; 03/10/08)
•   Hockey East Rookie of the Week, five times (1/9; 1/23; 2/6; 2/20; 2/27)
•   UNH’s Rookie of the Year (2006)
•   UNH’s Karyn Bye Award (MVP; 2008)

2007-08 HIGHLIGHTS
•   No. 1 in the nation in g ame-winning goals (13); No. 2 in shorthanded goals (three)
•   No. 10 in goals (0.66 gpg) and No. 13 in points (1.29 ppg)
•   Recorded 48 points on 25 goals and 23 assists
•   Led the team in points, assists, game-winning goals and plus/minus (+41)
•   Second in goals and third in shooting percentage (.192; 25/130)
•   Tallied three goals in the league tourney with two unassisted goals in the semifinal vs. Boston U. and the only goal of the title game against Providence
•   13-19-32 in 21 Hockey East league games to rank first in assists, second in points
•   11-9-20 in 15 games against nationally-ranked teams
•   8-7-15 in 13-game win streak and 13-9-22 in 19-game unbeaten streak
•   Recorded a point in 26 of 38 games with a team-high 17 multiple-point efforts
•   Recorded a career-high five points (2-3-5) Nov. 10 vs. UConn

2006-07 HIGHLIGHTS
•   No. 11 in the nation in assists (0.88 apg); No. 12 in points (1.39 ppg)
•   Led the team in both points (44) and assists (29)
•   Ranked second in both goals (15) and game-winning goals (three)
•   Tallied a goal and an assist in the Hockey East title game vs. Providence
•   Matched her personal high of two goals five times, including the NCAA Regional game vs. St. Lawrence
•   Tied her career high of four assists in the regular-season finale at Vermont
•   7-21-28 in 17 Hockey East league games
•   Recorded a point in 26 of 33 games with 13 multiple-point efforts
•   Scored a goal in five consecutive games from Sept. 30 – Oct. 20

2005-06 HIGHLIGHTS
•   No. 7 in the nation in points per game (1.38 ppg); No. 3 in rookie scoring
•   No. 10 in assists (0.78 apg) and No. 17 in goals (0.59 gpg)
•   No. 10 in shorthanded goals (two) and No. 22 in game-winning goals (four)
•   Third on the team in both points (51) and goals (22); fourth in assists (29)
•   Team-high plus/minus rating of +46
•   No. 2 in shooting percentage at .193 (22 goals/114 shots)
•   In 21 Hockey East league games, recorded 15-16-31 to rank third in points and goals
•   Recorded a point in 17 consecutive games from Jan. 14–March 17 (15-18-33)
•   Recorded a point in 28 of 37 games with 14 multiple-point efforts
•   11-10-21 in the last 10 regular-season games
•   4-1-5 in the Hockey East Championship to break the tourney record for goals in both a final (two) and tourney (four), as well as points in a final (three)

MILESTONES
•   First career point with an assist 16 seconds into her first shift to mark the fastest point ever by a UNH rookie (10/15/05 vs. Maine)
•   First collegiate goal Oct. 22, 2005 at Niagara University
•   50th career assist at Northeastern on Feb. 10, 2007
•   100th career point Oct. 21, 2007 with the first of her two points at Boston U.
•   50th career goal Dec. 2, 2007 at Northeastern

NATIONAL TEAM EXPERIENCE
•   U.S. Women’s National team, 2008 (gold medal at ‘08 IIHF World Championship)
•   U.S. Under-22 National Team, 2007 and 2008
•   U.S. National Women’s Festival, 2006 and 2007
•   Played at the U.S. National Camp in 2003, 2004 and 2005

SCHOLASTIC HIGHLIGHTS
•   2005 graduate of Northwood School, where she lettered in hockey, soccer and lax
•   Recorded 75 points with 50 goals and 25 assists as a senior
•   Played for the Sound Shore Warriors club team

PERSONAL NOTES
•   Daughter of Scott Faber
•   Born May 8, 1987
•   Major is women’s studies
•   Her father was a hockey letterwinner at RIT
•   Her brother, Matt, was a hockey letterwinner at Johnson & Wales

 

Year GP G A Pts PPG GWG PIM
2005-06 37 22 29 51 5 4 16-32
2006-07 33 17 29 46 4 3 9-18
2007-08 38 25 24 49 3 13 13-34
Total 108 64 82 146 12 20 38-84

 

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