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Sam Fink
Sam Fink

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Glen Carbon, Ill.

High School:
Edwardsville HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180

Position:
Defender

Club Team:
SLSG Metro Academy

09/04/2014

Soccer Gameday: #23 Wake Forest vs. #21 UConn, Cleveland St.

Wake Forest welcomes nationally ranked Connecticut on Friday night

08/28/2014

Soccer Gameday: #11 Wake Forest vs. #4 UCLA, #7 Cal

Wake Forest opens the regular season on Friday in a battle of ranked teams

08/22/2014

Soccer Gameday: #11 Wake Forest vs. #22 North Carolina

Wake Forest hosts ACC-rival North Carolina in an exhibition

08/18/2014

Soccer Gameday: Wake Forest vs. Gardner-Webb

Wake Forest hosts Gardner-Webb in an exhibition match on Monday night

08/13/2014

Wake Forest Begins 2014 Season

The Demon Deacons held their first official training session on Wednesday morning

08/15/2014

Sam Fink Preseason Interview

09/12/2013

Under the Lights

Wake Forest Men's Soccer: Under the Lights

09/03/2012

Postgame Interview - West Virginia

Jay Vidovich and Sam Fink Postgame Interview - West Virginia

08/29/2012

Getting to Know Sam Fink

Getting to Know Sam Fink

08/29/2014

Wake Forest Men's Soccer vs. UCLA

Wake Forest men's soccer hosted UCLA on Aug. 29, 2014

08/13/2014

Wake Forest Men's Soccer First Practice of 2014

The Demon Deacons opened fall practice for the 2014 season on August 13.

09/28/2013

Wake Forest vs. North Carolina - 9/28/13

Wake Forest and North Carolina tied 1-1 on September 28, 2013.

08/24/2013

Wake Forest vs. Furman (Exh.) - Aug. 24, 2013

Wake Forest defeated Furman 3-2 in an exhibition game on Aug. 24, 2013.

11/06/2012

Wake Forest vs. Virginia 11/6/12

Virginia advanced 5-3 on penalty kicks against Wake Forest in the ACC Tournament on Nov. 6, 2012.


2013 (Junior)
Took his first shot of the year on a header from a corner kick at Elon (9/17) ... Tallied the game-winning goal in a come-from-behind win vs. VCU (9/24) ... Dished out his first assist of the season on Sean Okoli's goal at Duke in a 2-2 tie (10/25).

2012 (Sophomore)
Played in 17 games and made seven starts ... Finished the year with one goal and one assist ... Scored the game winner in the 72nd minute against West Virginia with a header at the far post off a cross from Luca Gimenez (9/2) ... Took two shots in just 25 minutes off the bench at No. 1 North Carolina ... Picked up his first-career assist at Davidson (10/2) ... Started and played the entire first half at ETSU (10/9).

2011 (Freshman)
Saw action in 19 matches and started 11, scoring two goals during a productive freshman season ... Got the starting nod and played the full 90, leading the team in shots (4) and taking another on goal in his first-ever collegiate match against USF (8/27) ... Started and played 73 minutes against No. 1 Louisville ... Made a fourth consecutive start and played 31 minutes against Clemson (9/9) ... Started and played the full 90 vs. UNC (9/16) ... Played all 110 minutes and made a game-saving play against the College of Charleston, diving to clear a ball off the end line (10/11) ... Scored first collegiate goal off a header in a 4-3 win over No. 25 Virginia (10/14) ... Scored second career goal with just 3:59 remaining in the match to help the Deacs force overtime in a 2-2 draw at No. 7 Akron (10/29) ... Made NCAA Tournament debut in Wake Forest's first round match at South Carolina (11/17).

Background:
Scored 43 goals and 11 assists during his four years at Edwardsville High School under head coach Mark Heiderscheid ... Led the Tigers to the State Final Four three years in a row, including a second-place finish in 2008 ... Named team MVP in 2007 and 2010 ... Earned All-Conference honors in 2009 and 2010 ... Named to the Riverbend All-Stars First Team in 2008, 2009 and 2010 ... Made the St. Louis Dispatch's All-Metro Area First Team in 2010 ... Recipient of Player of the Year honors from the Belleville News Democrat, the Alton Telegraph and the Edwardsville Intelligencer ... Named the Suburban Journal Athlete of the Year ... Played club soccer for SLSG Metro Academy ...Ranked as the 16th-best recruit in the Heartland Region by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Four-year Honor Roll member at Edwardsville High School ... Recipient of the Illinois State Scholar Award ... Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honor Society

Personal:
Born May 8, 1993 in Bridgeton, Mo. ... Son of Michael and Carla Fink ... Majoring in health and exercise science.

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