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Sammy Towne
Sammy Towne

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Royal Palm Beach, Fla.

High School:
Suncoast Community

Height:
5-7

Position:
Defender

Birthdate:
09/04/1988

Club:
Team Boca

2010: Second Team All-SEC for the second consecutive season ... Played in and started 20 matches ... Finished the year with an assist and three shots ... Played in 84 career matches, which is tied for second all-time in Auburn history ... 79 career starts is 10th-most in school history ... Started the first 12 matches as a center back before injuring her leg in practice the week of the South Carolina and Florida matches ... Was held out of the South Carolina match but returned against Florida and helped hold the No.6 Gators to no goals on just 10 shots, only three of which came in the second half ... Recorded the first point of her career on Mary Coffed's goal in the 4-0 win over Tennessee Tech, registering the second assist on the tally ... Helped lead the defensive backline that allowed just one shot in the win over Tennessee Tech ... Helped hold Western Carolina to just four shots in a 3-0 win ... Helped hold Cal State Fullerton to just one shot on goal in the 2-0 win at the Trojan Invitational ... Helped limit Samford to just two shots, neither of which went on frame, in a 2-0 win ... Ranked No. 5 in the initial TopDrawerSoccer.com Conference Top 20 for the SEC West (9/1) ... Helped hold Alabama to just five shots, only one of which went on frame and only two of which came after halftime, in the 2-1, SEC West-clinching overtime win ... Preseason All-SEC selection by the league coaches ... Team captain along with Katy Frierson ... SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Second Team All-SEC ... Starting centerback in 21 out of 22 matches ... Played 1715 minutes ... Auburn Defensive MVP ... Took a North Carolina shot off of her forearm in the 14th minute and left the match ... Missed the Mississippi State match ... Returned for the Ole Miss match with a cast on her arm and played 86 minutes ... Named to the SEC All-Tournament Team ... One of three team captains.

2008: Barbara Camp Unsung Hero Award winner ... Played in all 23 matches on the back line ... 1615 minutes is fifth-highest of the field players ... One of Auburn's most reliable defenders ... Helped Auburn allow just 1.00 goals per game.

2007: Started 15 matches, but saw action in all 20, on the backline ... Took one shot ... Shared the team's Freshman of the Year award with Jaime Wheeler.

High School: Played for Terry Robinson at Suncoast Community High School ... Also played for Steve Nugent and Team Boca, which is also where current Tigers Kori Hoelscher and Jenni Prescott played ... Florida State ODP Team member from 2001-04 ... Member of Suncoast's honor roll.

Personal: Samantha Grace Towne ... Daughter of Judy and Don Towne ... Has three siblings: Meghan (26), Mary Kate (24) and Casey (18) ... Sister, Mary Kate, was a four-year (2004-08) letterwinner on the UNC Greensboro soccer team.

OFFENSEGPGSGAPtsShotsShot%SOGSOG%GWPK-Att
2007 20 15 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0-0
2008 23 23 0 0 0 0 .000 0 .000 0 0-0
2009 21 21 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0-0
TOTAL 64 59 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 0 0-0