Samantha Rosado
Samantha Rosado
Height: 5-2
Year: Jr
Hometown: Meriden, Conn.
High School: F.T. Maloney

The Rosado File

2013-14: Posted a 9-10 overall record … Was 1-0 in the first position … Went 4-8 in the third position … Split 1-1 in the fifth position … Won the B Draw Consolation during Division III Individual Nationals (2/7-9) … Recorded a four-set win through a team loss to #18 Franklin and Marshall (2/21) …

2012-13: Posted an 11-11 overall record ... Went 4-1 in the third position ... Had a 7-8 mark in the fourth position ... Won from the fourth position in a 7-2 team victory over #25 Wellesley (1/19) ... Recorded a tough five set loss in a 3-6 team loss against #19 Hamilton (1/26) ... Won in the fourth position in a 5-4 team win versus #25 Wellesley (2/2) ... Posted a four set victory in a 6-3 team win over #24 Wellsley at the CSA Nationals (2/16) ... Recorded a clutch four set victory in a 5-4 team win versus #22 Colby College at the CSA Nationals (2/17) ... Named Most Valuable top-5 ...

2011-12: Posted a 5-0 overall record ... Went 1-0 in the seventh position ... Had a 2-0 mark in the eighth and ninth positions ... Won from the eighth position in a 9-0 team victory over #28 William Smith (12/3) ... Recorded a win in a 9-0 team victory against #30 Colgate (12/4) ... Won in the ninth position in a 9-0 team win versus #25 Smith (2/4) ... Garnered Most Improved Player honors in both volleyball and squash ...

Before Mount Holyoke: Played volleyball for four years ... Captain ... All-Conference ... Three-year member of tennis team ... All-Conference ... Team went to State Tournament ... Individual State Tournament participant twice ... Played basketball for four years ... Member of softball team for one year ...

Personal: Psychology and Spanish major ... MHC Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC)/Student Government Association (SGA) liaison ... Member of the MHC Pre-med Club ... Lifeguard ... Played one season on MHC volleyball team ... Daughter of Doris and Oscar Rosado.

Getting to Know Samantha

  • Why did you choose to attend Mount Holyoke? - It is a strong academic college and I also wanted to play a sport.
  • What do you like best about Mount Holyoke? - Everything. It's a welcoming community.
  • Best Sporting Event Ever Attended - UConn Basketball
  • Favorite Pro Sports Team - Yankees
  • Favorite TV Show - Grey's Anatomy
  • Favorite Athlete(s) - Hope Solo, Misty May
  • Childhood Idol - Britney Spears, Alyssa Milano
  • Hobbies - Sports, making jewlery and crafts
  • Best Concert You Ever Attended - Prince Royce
  • Most Famous Person Ever Met - Mel Thompson
  • Person You'd Like to Have Dinner With - Sorcha Grogan
  • First Memory of Your Sport - MHC- meeting the team
  • Most Memorable Moment in College Athletics - My first volleyball game, I dug the ball with my face not my arms.
  • Pre-Game Rituals - Listen to music, write in journal
  • Best Advice From a Coach - "You've got to believe it, if you want to achieve it"
  • If You Had $1 Billion Dollars You Would - Buy a house for my entire extended and immediate family to live in, then travel the world.
  • Career Aspirations - Neurosurgen