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Sam Orchard
Sam Orchard

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Salt Lake City, Utah

High School:
Highland

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 175

Position:
Guard

Experience:
HS

04/25/2012

Utah State Recognizes 197 Student-Athletes At Annual Whitesides Luncheon

In all, approximately 51 percent of USU's student-athletes earned a 3.2 GPA to qualify for the awards.

12/15/2011

Aggie Men Play First Of Four-Straight Home Games Against Seattle Saturday

Men's Basketball Game Notes - 12/15/11

12/08/2011

Aggie Men Play At Wichita State Saturday Night

Men's Basketball Game Notes - 12/8/11

12/05/2011

Aggie Men Host Utah Valley Tuesday Night

Men's Basketball Game Notes - 12/5/11

12/01/2011

Aggie Men Renew Rivalry At Pacific Saturday Night

Men's Basketball Game Notes - 12/1/11

THIS SEASON:
A true point guard who looks to make his teammates better... A great competitor who is hard-nosed... Is also a tough defender.

HIGH SCHOOL:
Was named the 4A Most Valuable Player as a prep senior as he led Highland (Utah) High School to the state championship... Earned first-team all-state honors as a prep senior from both the Salt Lake Tribune and Deseret News as he averaged 16.2 points, 3.2 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.4 steals per game, while shooting 44.3 percent from the field (109-246), 37.8 percent from three-point range (28-74) and 81.4 percent at the free throw line (158-194)... Scored in double-figures 22 times during the year including five 20-point games and a career-high 30 points against Bountiful... Was named the MVP of the Surf-N-Slam Holiday Tournament in San Diego, Calif... Averaged 16.4 points during his junior year as he scored in double-figures 23 times including six 20-point games.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Samuel Evans Orchard... Born March 18, 1993 in Salt Lake City, Utah... One of five children of David and Katherine Orchard... Older brother, Jake, is a sophomore on Westminster's basketball team... Step-brother, Nate Fakahatua, is a freshman on Utah's football team... Enjoys boating and playing the guitar... Majoring in public health.

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