17 - Sam Sheers
Sam Sheers
Height: 6-4
Weight: 210
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Centerville, Ohio
Position: Outside Hitter
Previous School: Centerville HS
m 24
k/s 1.19
h % .260
a/s 1.92
b/s 0.15
sa/s 0.21
d/s 1.00

As a sophomore (2012): Played in eight matches, including two starts…Tallied 25 kills, averaging 1.67 per set…Season-highs of eight kills and eight digs to go along with a .421 hitting percentage at Mount St. Joseph (Jan. 14)…Posted 19 assists against Washington Adventist (Mar. 30)…Recorded seven kills against King (Apr. 4).

As a freshman (2011): Played in 13 matches, including three starts…Tallied 35 kills, averaging 1.84 per set…Posted six kills against Grand Canyon (Jan. 30)…Season-high nine kills against Washington Adventist (Feb. 27).

High School: Graduated from Centerville High School in Dayton, Ohio…Coached by Monte Moser…Sam was MVP, first-team all-region, second-team all-state, first in service aces for his region and fourth in digs in 2010…Played club volleyball for Cincinnati Attack…Coached by Rick Kerkoff.

Personal: Born on June 11, 1992 in Pittsburgh, Pa…Son of Matthew and Sandra Sheers…Has three sisters, Becky (28), Sarah (26), and Hannah (22)…Majoring in business administration with a concentration in marketing.

More about Sam: Favorite book: The Bible…Favorite midnight snack: Cookout…Favorite movie: “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy”…Favorite musical artists: Red Hot Chili Peppers, Sublime, Jack Johnson, Kid Cudi, Audioslave…Favorite song: “What I Got”, by Sublime…Favorite sports team: San Diego Chargers…Favorite athlete: Former NFL running back LaDanian Tomlinson…Sam’s most memorable moment in sports: Beating Ball State University…Sam can’t imagine a week without: John Lucas…Sam’s advice to kids: “Hugs not drugs”…Favorite color: Navy blue…Favorite food: Breakfast burrito with pork green chili…Favorite sport other than volleyball: Football…Person Sam most admires: His father, Matt, and sister, Sarah…Best advice Sam has ever been given: “Everyone love everyone”…The toughest player Sam has ever played against: Former Bobcat Chad Mercado…What people don’t know about Sam: He has a man crush on John Lucas…When Sam was a kid, he tried to be like: A dinosaur…When people first meet Sam, they think: He is incredibly good-looking and funny.

Recent Games
Mar 28 at Lewis L, 3-0
Mar 30 at Ohio St. L, 3-1
Apr 2 King (Tenn.) W, 3-0
Apr 5 at Penn St. L, 3-0
Apr 6 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0
Apr 10 at Pfeiffer L, 3-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 24 13
Sets 48 24
Kills 57 35
Kills per set 1.19 1.46
Errors 23 13
Total Attacks 131 75
Hitting Percentage .260 .293
Assists 92 5
Assists per set 1.92 0.21
Service Aces 10 5
Service Errors 13 8
Service Aces per set 0.21 0.21
Reception Errors 7 6
Digs 48 22
Digs per set 1.00 0.92
Block Solo 3 2
Block Assist 4 3
Block Total 7 5
Blocks per set 0.15 0.21
Block Errors 2 2
Ball Handling Errors 2 0
Points 72.0 43.5
Points per set 1.5 1.8
Date Opponent Score s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Jan 19 at Limestone W, 3-2 2 4 1 6 .500 2 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Jan 23 at King (Tenn.) L, 3-2 2 2 1 5 .200 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 3.0
Jan 25 at Barton W, 3-2 3 8 4 21 .190 0 2 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Jan 26 at Mount Olive L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Jan 31 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 2 7 0 10 .700 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Feb 1 Limestone W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Feb 2 Coker W, 3-0 2 3 1 9 .222 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 5.5
Feb 5 at Pfeiffer L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at NJIT W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 10 at Saint Francis (PA) W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Washington Adventist W, 3-0 3 8 5 17 .176 2 1 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Feb 15 P.R.-Mayaguez W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 Erskine W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 23 at Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Mar 1 Mount Olive L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 2 at Coker L, 3-1 2 2 0 5 .400 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Mar 4 Lourdes W, 3-0 3 5 2 16 .188 1 2 0 0 4 1 1 0 2 0 8.5
Mar 7 at Erskine L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 8 Barton W, 3-0 2 2 0 3 .667 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 2.0
Mar 15 vs. Lindenwood L, 3-0 3 1 1 6 .000 15 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 2.0
Mar 16 vs. Park L, 3-0 3 1 0 4 .250 26 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 1.0
Mar 16 at Quincy W, 3-1 4 3 1 7 .286 41 0 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Mar 19 Pfeiffer W, 3-1 4 6 5 14 .071 1 0 1 1 6 0 1 1 1 0 6.5
Mar 21 NJIT W, 3-2 2 4 1 6 .500 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Mar 23 at George Mason L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 28 at Lewis L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Mar 30 at Ohio St. L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Apr 2 King (Tenn.) W, 3-0 1 1 1 2 .000 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Apr 5 at Penn St. L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Apr 6 Belmont Abbey W, 3-0 2 0 0 0 - 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Apr 10 at Pfeiffer L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 24 48 57 1.19 23 131 .260 92 1.92 10 0.21 48 1.00 3 4 7 0.15 72.0 1.5
Conference 13 24 35 1.46 13 75 .293 5 0.21 5 0.21 22 0.92 2 3 5 0.21 43.5 1.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 11 23 36 1.57 15 77 .273 7 0.30 6 0.26 27 1.17 2 3 5 0.22 45.5 2.0
Away 11 19 19 1.00 7 44 .273 44 2.32 3 0.16 15 0.79 1 1 2 0.11 23.5 1.2
Neutral 2 6 2 0.33 1 10 .100 41 6.83 1 0.17 6 1.00 0 0 0 0.00 3.0 0.5

Wins 13 31 51 1.65 21 111 .270 50 1.61 9 0.29 37 1.19 2 4 6 0.19 64.0 2.1
Losses 11 17 6 0.35 2 20 .200 42 2.47 1 0.06 11 0.65 1 0 1 0.06 8.0 0.5

January 5 10 21 2.10 6 42 .357 3 0.30 4 0.40 7 0.70 1 1 2 0.20 26.5 2.6
February 3 6 11 1.83 6 26 .192 3 0.50 2 0.33 8 1.33 1 1 2 0.33 14.5 2.4
March 12 27 24 0.89 10 61 .230 86 3.19 3 0.11 30 1.11 1 2 3 0.11 29.0 1.1
April 4 5 1 0.20 1 2 .000 0 0.00 1 0.20 3 0.60 0 0 0 0.00 2.0 0.4