UCLA defeated Princeton 7-0 on 9-14-12 (Photos by Scott Chandler)
U.S. National Team Member of the Under-20 U.S. National Team that participated in the 2012 FIFA Under-20 Women's World Cup in Japan ... Member of the 2008 Under-17 U.S. World Cup team that won the silver medal in New Zealand ... Also a member of the U.S. team that won the 2010 CONACAF Under-20 Women's Championships in Guatemala to earn a berth to the 2010 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup ... Played in 13 total games for the USA heading into the 2010 Women's World Cup, including eight internationals, scoring one goal against New Zealand ... Member of the U-20 player pool.
2011 Second-Team All-Pac-12 selection ... First-Team All-Pacific Region ... Member of the Pac-12 All-Freshman Team ... Ranked second only to Sydney Leroux in scoring, finishing the year with 19 points on six goals and seven assists ... Tied for the team lead in assists with Jenna Richmond ... Had two multiple-goal games ... Tallied two goals in a 3-1 victory at Loyola Marymount ... Also had a pair of strikes in a 5-2 home win over cross-town rival USC ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over New Mexico in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.
High School/Club Considered the nation's No. 1 recruit in the class of 2011 ... National Soccer Coaches Association (NSCAA) National Player of the Year in 2010 ... Two-time Parade All-American (2009 & 2010) ... Four-time NSCAA Youth All-American ... Two-time NSCAA High School All-American ... Two-time Gatorade Player of the Year for the state of Massachusetts (2010 & 2011) ... Boston Globe Player of the Year in 2009 and 2010 ... Two-time ESPN RISE First-Team All-American (2009 & 2010) ... Helped her high school team, Whitman Hanson Regional, to four league championships and one sectional championship during her career ... Her club team, Scorpions SC, won three state championships and two regional championships in five years ... Also participated in basketball and track & field in high school ... In 2008, Sam and her sister, Kristi, became the first sisters to represent the U.S. at the a World Cup event ... Highlighted with Kristi in Sports Illustrated's "Where Will They Be?" feature in August of 2010.
Personal Full name is Samantha June Mewis ... Born on October 9, 1992 in Weymouth, Mass. ... Parents are Robert and Melissa Mewis ... Sister, Kristi, plays soccer at Boston College ... Enjoys scrapbooking, reading and hanging out with friends in her spare time ... Lists beating Germany in the semifinals of the Under-17 Women's World Cup as one of her greatest athletic thrills.