2013 (Sophomore Season): Started in all 20 contests for Connecticut... Tallied five points on one goal and three assists... Registered 21 shots on goal... Scored her lone goal in the first game of the season, a 3-2 loss against Wisconsin (Aug. 23)... Recorded an assist in a 2-1 loss against Georgetown (Sept. 22) and in a 2-1 victory at Rutgers (Oct. 24).
2012 (Freshman Season): Played in all 19 games for the Huskies and started in mid in 16 contests... Scored a goal in her first three collegiate games and finished the season with nine points on four goals and one assist... Registered two game-winning shots... Scored her first collegiate goal with the game-winner over Vermont (8/19)... Found the back of the net against Boston College (9/24)... Recorded the game-winning shot against Maine (9/26)... Scored a goal in Connecticut's 3-2 win over DePaul (9/28).
Before UConn: The 5-7 forward that led her high school team to two State Championships as she earned All-League and All-Section honors her four years at John Jay High School... McGuire earned numerous accolades throughout her high school career, including 2010 ESPN All-American, 2011 NSCAA All-American, 2008-11 All-League, 2008-11 Elks Club Player of the Year and the 2011 New York Sportswriters Co-Player of the Year... She was a team captain her senior year and led the team in scoring with 105 goals throughout her four years... McGuire also earned the 2010 Exemplary Character and Citizenship Award.
Personal: Samantha Erin is the daughter of Ernest McGuire and Debbie Bayer ... Has two brothers, EJ and Sean, and three sisters, Ashley, Caitlin, and Paige ... An exploratory major.