11 Sam Harrison
Sam Harrison
  • Height:
    6-1
  • Weight:
    180
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Tustin, CA
  • High School:
    Foothill
  • Position:
    ATT
  • Major:
    Economics and Physics
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna
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Bio



At CMS
2021 (Senior)
Second-Team ACWPC Division III All-America selection ... Second-Team All-SCIAC ... SCIAC All-Academic Team ... 
Finished the season with 35 goals, third on the team ... Had two goals in each of the two USA Water Polo Division III Championship contests ... Also had two goals in the SCIAC Semifinals against Cal Lutheran, a win which earned CMS a bid into the USA Water Polo Tournament ... Had four goals in wins over Concordia and Chapman ... Tallied seven points on three goals and four assists in a road win over Occidental ... Had three goals and an assist in a win over Ottawa. 

2020 (Junior)
SCIAC All-Academic Team
... Stags did not compete due to COVID-19.

2019 (Sophomore)
ACWPC All-Academic Superior selection ... 
Ended the year with 16 goals and five assists ... Scored twice in the semifinals of the USA Water Polo Division III Championship against Johns Hopkins ... Had a season-high four goals in a win at Occidental ... Scored a goal aaginst Whittier in the SCIAC Championship match ... Had two goals and an assist at Whittier during the regular season ... Scored a goal against a Pepperdine team that went on to reach the NCAA Final Four.

2018 (First-Year)
Finished his first collegiate season with 14 goals and eight assists ... Scored his first collegiate goal on opening day against No. 1 USC ... Had his first career hat trick with three goals against Penn State Behrend ... Scored twice in a win over Johns Hopkins (ranked No. 3 in Division III) ... Had two goals and an assist in a win over Division I Iona at the Harvard Invitational ... Also had two goals and an assist at Redlands ... Scored in a SCIAC semifinal win over Whittier. 

Prior to CMS
Attended Foothill High School, where he was a member of the swimming and water polo teams ... Also played for SoCal Water Polo club ... Was All-CIF second team selection, All-American fourth team, and all-league first team in water polo ... Helped Foothill to four straight league titles and two CIF DII Championships ... Was an All-American in swimming, setting a school record in the 4x100 freestyle relay while helping Foothill to two straight CIF DII Championships ... Four-time Scholar-Athlete Award winner and a USA Water Polo Academic All-American in 2016

Personal
Attends Claremont McKenna, where he majors in economics and physics ... While in high school, served on the Associated Student Body (ASB), was the Vice President of the Thirst Project and president and founder of the beach club ... Both parents attended Claremont McKenna and were on the swimming and diving team: Thomas Harrison (CMC '86) and Lisa (Coel) Harrison (CMC '90) ... Chose CMS for "the stellar academics with a competitive athletics program."

Player Profile

Recent Games
Nov 6 Redlands W, 14-8
Nov 10 at Whittier W, 16-7
Nov 19 at Cal Lutheran W, 15-10
Nov 21 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 12-8
Dec 4 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 15-10
Dec 5 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 13-12
  Overall Conf
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Assists - -
Shots - -
Shooting percentage - -
Steals - -
Turnovers - -
Blocks - -
Exclusions Drawn - -
Exclusions - -
Date Opponent Score g a stl to ed blk sh sh%
Sep 4 at Air Force L, 15-7 - - - - - - - -
Sep 4 vs. McKendree W, 10-5 - - - - - - - -
Sep 5 vs. Cal Lutheran L, 15-6 - - - - - - - -
Sep 5 vs. Ottawa (Ariz.) W, 15-6 - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Concordia (Cal.) W, 11-8 - - - - - - - -
Sep 11 Long Beach St. L, 13-5 - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 USC L, 16-5 - - - - - - - -
Sep 12 UC Irvine L, 13-6 - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 Caltech   - - - - - - - -
Sep 18 Pomona-Pitzer L, 11-8 - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 at Occidental W, 14-8 - - - - - - - -
Sep 29 Cal Lutheran L, 12-11 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Navy W, 12-8 - - - - - - - -
Oct 1 Johns Hopkins W, 9-3 - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Washington & Jefferson W, 13-4 - - - - - - - -
Oct 2 Pepperdine L, 15-10 - - - - - - - -
Oct 6 Whittier L, 7-5 - - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at Redlands W, 14-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at Chapman W, 16-9 - - - - - - - -
Oct 16 La Verne W, 13-7 - - - - - - - -
Oct 23 at Caltech W, 15-11 - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 Occidental W, 10-9 - - - - - - - -
Oct 30 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 12-8 - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 at Cal Lutheran W, 10-6 - - - - - - - -
Nov 6 Redlands W, 14-8 - - - - - - - -
Nov 10 at Whittier W, 16-7 - - - - - - - -
Nov 19 at Cal Lutheran W, 15-10 - - - - - - - -
Nov 21 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 12-8 - - - - - - - -
Dec 4 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 15-10 - - - - - - - -
Dec 5 at Pomona-Pitzer L, 13-12 - - - - - - - -
  gp gs g a stl to ed blk ex sh sh%
2018-19 - - - - - - - - - - -
2020-21 - - - - - - - - - - -
2021-22 - - - - - - - - - - -
Total - - - - - - - - - - -
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Event Total - - - - - - - - - - -
Conference - - - - - - - - - - -
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - -
Location Home - - - - - - - - - - -
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Neutral - - - - - - - - - - -
Result Wins - - - - - - - - - - -
Losses - - - - - - - - - - -

News Mentions

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Six Stags Earn ACWPC All-America Honors; Clark, Thornton Selected to First Team

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Six members of the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team earned All-America distinction from the Association of...

December 27, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Advances to National Championship Match with 15-10 Semifinal Win

CLAREMONT, Calif. - CJ Box scored three goals and five other Stags scored two apiece as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team defeated...

December 5, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Falls 13-12 in Overtime in National Finals

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Cristian Pang's fourth goal tied the score at 12-12 and forced the national championship match into overtime, but Pomona-Pitze...

December 5, 2021

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Stags to Compete at USA Water Polo Division III Nationals this Weekend

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team will compete at the USA Water Polo Division III National Championships for...

December 2, 2021

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Huge First-Half Run Carries CMS Men's Water Polo Into SCIAC Finals

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Eleven different players scored goals, and senior goalie and league Defensive Player of the Year Noah Smith had a...

November 19, 2021

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Smith Wins SCIAC Defensive Player of the Year; Clark, Thornton, Harrison Named All-SCIAC

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior goalie Noah Smith was named the SCIAC Men's Water Polo Defensive Player of the Year, and was joined on the All-SCIAC...

November 17, 2021

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Smith Has 16 Saves to Lead Stags to Dominant 16-7 Win over Whittier in Regular Season Finale

WHITTIER, Calif. – Senior goalie Noah Smith had a huge performance with 16 saves, and 10 different Stags scored goals, as the Claremont-Mudd...

November 10, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Celebrates Senior Day with 14-8 Win over Redlands

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team honored its eight seniors prior to the game and captured a 14-8 win over...

November 7, 2021

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No. 4 CMS Men's Water Polo Earns Huge Road Win over No. 2 Cal Lutheran

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Rob Driscoll had two goals and an assist in a 3-0 run to close out the third quarter, and Noah Smith had nine saves in...

November 3, 2021

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Late Run Helps Pomona-Pitzer Pull Away from CMS Men's Water Polo

CLAREMONT, Calif. – The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men’s water polo team started the second half with three straight goals to tie...

October 30, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Holds off Occidental for Key SCIAC Win

CLAREMONT, Calif. - In a game where neither team led by more than one goal until the closing minutes, the CMS men's water polo team was able to...

October 28, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Wins Fourth Straight, Defeats Caltech 15-11

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - Will Clark and CJ Box each had hat tricks as the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team won its fourth game in a...

October 24, 2021

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Eight-Goal Third Quarter Leads CMS Men's Water Polo to 13-7 Win over La Verne

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team led 4-1 at the half, but broke it wide open with eight goals in the third...

October 16, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Pulls Away From Chapman in Second Half for 16-9 Win

ORANGE, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team used a 6-0 run spanning both halves, with four of the goals coming from senior...

October 13, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Drops Heartbreaker in Sudden Death to Cal Lutheran

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team never led in regulation, and nearly came away with the comeback win by taking...

September 30, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Takes 14-8 Road Win Over Occidental

EAGLE ROCK, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team held Occidental scoreless in the first quarter and broke the game open with...

September 23, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Falls 11-8 to Pomona-Pitzer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The CMS men's water polo team played Pomona-Pitzer tight most of the way in the first of two Sixth Street Rivalry games this...

September 19, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Defeats Concordia to Earn First-Day Split of Inland Empire Classic

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Noah Smith had 17 saves in goal and Sam Harrison had four goals on offense to lead the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo...

September 11, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Opens at Home This Weekend at Inland Empire Classic

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps men's water polo team will be back at Axelrood Pool this weekend for the first time since a...

September 7, 2021

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Men's Water Polo Splits on Opening Day at Air Force

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Kyle Ballack had a pair of goals in the season opener for the CMS men's water polo team, but Air Force was able to break...

September 5, 2021

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CMS Men's Water Polo Closes Out Rare Air Challenge with 15-6 Win Over Ottawa

COLORADO SPRINGS, Calif. - Sam Harrison and Andrew Wraith each had hat tricks as the CMS men's water polo team closed out the Rare Air Challenge...

September 5, 2021