2 Sam Toriggino
2 Sam Toriggino
Height: 6-3
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Walnut Creek, Calif.
High School: Las Lomas
Position: Utility
Major: Finance

• Three-Time Member of WWPA All-Academic Team
• Three-Time Member of ACWPC All-Academic Team

A four-year starter who has played in 107 (of 108) games ... recorded 72 goals, 57 assists and 64 steals through the 2018 season.

AS A SENIOR (2018): Started in all 23 of his appearences … injured for two games … tied for third in goals (28) and fourth in assists (19) and steals (17) … drew ten kickouts and made six field blocks … had career-high three kickouts drawn against CAL (Sept 19) … matched career-best three goals against San Jose State (Oct. 13), Fresno Pacific (Oct. 10) and UC Davis (Sept. 29).

AS A JUNIOR (2017): Played in 24 of the 25 games (24 starts) … tallied 17 goals, 16 steals and seven assists … recognized as "excellent" on the ACWPC All-Academic team ... named to WWPA All-Academic team ... ranked second on the team with 14 field blocks … had a season-high three goals against Cal Baptist (Oct. 19) and San Jose State (Sept. 2) … matched his career- high of three steals against Harvard (Oct. 20) and his career-best of two kickouts drawn against Redlands (Sept. 16).

AS A SOPHOMORE (2016): Started all 27 games … accumulated 13 goals, 14 assists, and 16 steals … named the team's most outstanding defensive player ... named to WWPA All-Academic team ... recognized as "excellent" on the ACWPC All-Academic team ... second on the team in field blocks (10) ... had a career-high three goals vs. Navy (Oct. 23) … posted a season-high two assists vs. UC San Diego (Nov. 3).

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2015): Started in all 33 games ... totaled 14 goals, 17 assists, and 15 steals ... named to WWPA All-Academic team ... recognized as "excellent" on the ACWPC All-Academic team ... notched a career-high three assists against UCSD (Sept. 19) and posted a season-high two goals versus Brown (Oct. 23).

AS A FRESHMAN (2014): Utilized a redshirt season. 

HIGH SCHOOL:
 2014 graduate of Las Lomas High School in Walnut Creek, Calif. ... coached by Skip Mann and Larry Banfield ... team was NCS Division II Champions in 2010 and 2011 ... co-League Champions in 2013 ... named Ninth Team All-American in 2012 and Seventh Team All-American in 2013. 

PERSONAL: Parents are Richard and Andrea Toriggino ... has one older brother, Alex, and one older sister, Nicole... uncle, Mike Ariey, played in the NFL ... a finance major who graduated in June 2019 ... hobbies include spikeball and ping pong. 

CAREER HIGH (as of Nov. 4, 2018):

  • Goals: 3, 6 times (last: San Jose State Oct. 13, 2018)
  • Assists: 3 vs. UCSD (Sept.19, 2015)
  • Steals: 3, 4 times (last: Concordia, Oct. 25, 2018)
  • Kickouts Drawn: 3 vs. CAL (Sept. 19, 2018)