2  Sammy Boateng
Sammy Boateng
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Accra, Ghana

High School:
Gahanna Lincoln

Height:
5-7

Position:
MF

Experience:
2L

2010 (Senior): Games Played/Started: 18/17...Tied for the most assists in Conference USA with eight...Tied for third in Marshall history for assists in a season...had three assists in a 3-2 overtime win against Winthrop...tallied two assists in a 4-1 against South Carolina...Other three assists came against Radford, VMI and Wright State...scored his one goal against FIU...Third-Team All-Conference USA.

2009 (Junior): Started all 19 games for the Herd at outside midfield...recorded two assists; one against Ohio Valley and one against Memphis.

2008 (Sophomore): Played in 17 of the teams 18 games in his sophomore campaign, starting seven...finished with one goal (against Richmond) and led the team with four assists...

2007 (Freshman): As a freshman competed in 18 games with three starts ...scored his first goal at Marshall against Centenary in a 5-2 victory...two assist on the season...honored as a member of the C-USA All-Freshman team.

Prior to Marshall: Played at Gahanna Lincoln High School for coach Dwayne Marshall...club team was four-time state cup runner up.

Personal: Parents Sam and Rose Boateng...father is a banker and mother is a patient transfer hospital...enjoys hanging out with friends...plans to pursue a degree in nursing.