Sammy Jo Tracy
Bedford, New York
Two-time National Champion with UNC
Playing for Harlem Lacrosse (opens in new tab)
Personal: Currently serves as an assistant women’s lacrosse coach at Harvard alongside current Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse athlete Becca Block … father, Dan, played lacrosse at the University of Maryland from 1983-86 and was a three-time All-America selection for Coach Dick Edell … founded the Draw Control Academy after graduation at North Carolina … passionate about sharing her knowledge of lacrosse with kids.
2022 Season: Second-year performer who started 4-of-11 games during 2022 campaign … recorded 757 leaderboard points, including season-high 107 points against Team Moreno in Week Two finale … also registered 103 leaderboard points against Team Glynn in Week Four opener … started season with two goals and an assist against Team Apuzzo … also scored twice against Team Moreno in Week Three opener … collected nine draw controls and two ground balls.
2021 Season: Closed season with 1,005 leaderboard points in 15 games, including four outings with 100 or more points … tied for ninth in Athletes Unlimited Lacrosse with 53 shots … attempted season-high six shots against Team Glynn on Aug. 14 … started season by scoring at least one goal in eight of first nine contests … tallied 17 goals in 15 games … recorded three consecutive three-goal efforts from Aug. 1-7, including back-to-back hat tricks against Team Wood … accrued season-high 158 leaderboard points on Aug. 7 against Team Read.
International Experience: Member of Team Israel at 2022 World Lacrosse Women's World Championship …
Other Professional Experience: Spent two seasons with the Upstate Pride of the Women’s Professional Lacrosse League.
At North Carolina: Five-year letter winner for the Tar Heels who appeared in 82 games from 2013-17 … two-time IWLCA All-America selection … earned Second-Team notice in 2016 before claiming a spot on the All-America Third Team in 2017 … garnered All-Atlantic Coast Conference distinction three times … co-winner of 2017 Kellie Thompson Shirley Award, sharing award with current Athletes Unlimited goalkeeper Caylee Waters … scored 133 career goals with 35 assists … owns North Carolina single-game (14) and career (327) draw controls records … scored 42 goals with 20 assists during 2016 campaign … posted 145 draw controls in 2017, the second-highest mark in program history.