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Samantha Solaru
Samantha  Solaru

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Irvine, Calif.

High School:
Northwood

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defender/Forward

Experience:
3L

Club Team:
Slammers FC

10/05/2014

10-5-14 Tennessee vs Auburn Soccer

10-5-14 Tennessee vs Auburn Soccer Anthony Hall

10/03/2014

10-3-14 Ole Miss vs Auburn Soccer

10-3-14 Ole Miss vs Auburn Soccer Anthony Hall

09/12/2014

9-12-14 Samford vs Auburn Soccer

9-12-14 Samford vs Auburn Soccer Anthony Hall

11/06/2013

11-6-13 Auburn vs Texas A&M SEC

11-6-13 Auburn vs Texas A&M SEC

10/27/2013

10-27-13 Vanderbilt vs Auburn Soccer

10-27-13 Vanderbilt vs Auburn Soccer Anthony Hall

JUNIOR SEASON (2015)
• Played in 19 matches, starting 18, and totaled 1,474 minutes on the pitch
• Contributed three assists and racked up 18 shots, including six on goal
• Took a pair of corners
• Notched an assist in a 4-0 rout of UAB (8/28)
• Secured an assist in NCAA Tournament win versus Texas Tech (11/20)

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
• Started 17 of 18 games, totaling 1,381 minutes
• Tallied one assist on the year, her third of her career
• Assist came in contest vs. Samford (9/12)
• Finished year with five shots
• Three of her five shots came on goal for a .600 shot on goal percentage
• Took 15 corners throughout the season, fourth-most on the Auburn squad
• Logged a full 90 minutes in each of Auburn’s three postseason matches
• Named to SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
• Started all 21 games, logging over 1,600 minutes of play
• Had two assists for two points
• First collegiate assist came vs. No. 22 South Carolina (9/27)
• Second assist came in a 3-1 victory over Arkansas (10/25)
• Totaled 22 total shots, eight coming on goal (.364)
• Played in both Auburn’s matches in the SEC Tournament
• Notched one shot vs. Texas A&M (11/6)
• Named to SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

CLUB
• Played for Walid Khoury and Slammers FC
• 2012 ECNL National Champions
• 2011 state and regional champions
• 2011 National Finalists
• 2011 ECNL semi-finalist
• 2010 Coast Soccer League Champions

HIGH SCHOOL
• Played for Chris Woolley at Northwood High School
• Scored 32 goals to go along with 22 assists
• Started every game of her high school career
• Team captain
• 2011 and 2012 Offensive Player of the Year
• 2012 First Team All-League and MVP (Pacific Coast League)
• Scored 15 goals and had eight assists as a junior
• 2011 Second Team All-League (Pacific Coast League)
• Scored six goals and had four assists as a sophomore
• Scored two goals and had one assist as a freshman
• 2010 Rookie of the Year
• 2012 Charter Oak Award recipient
• Three-time Principal’s Honor Roll
• Also ran track and is school record holder in the 400m.

PERSONAL
• Daughter of Ade and Kelly Solaru
• Has a sister, Dani, who is a freshman on the soccer team
Enrolled in the College of Science and Mathematics

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