4   Samuel Appiah
Samuel Appiah

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Obuasi, Ghana

Last College:
University of Ghana

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 140

Position:
M


AS A SENIOR IN 2009

Selected to America East All-Conference First Team ... Finished season with 13 points (4g, 5a) ... One of seven Terriers to start all 18 games ... Earned spot on America East All-Championship Team ... Named America East Co-Player of the Week on Oct. 5 after recording seven points (3g, 1a) in two games ... Scored a goal and added an assist against No. 23 Brown on Sept. 30 ... Posted his first career multiple-goal game with a double against Stony Brook on Oct. 3 ... Tallied three goals and two assists in three-game point streak from Sept. 26-Oct. 3 ... Scored game-winning goal in 3-0 win over Providence on Sept. 7 ... Recorded an assist in 3-0 win at No. 12 Connecticut on Sept. 5 ... Tallied assists in back-to-back wins at Vermont (Oct. 28) and Albany (Oct. 31).

AS A JUNIOR IN 2008

Earned America East second-team all-conference honors as a midfielder ... One of six Terriers to start all 21 contests ... Tied for fourth with two goals scored ... Fourth in shots attempted with 33 ... Recorded his first of the season against Harvard (Sept. 30) and had another during league play at New Hampshire (Oct. 18).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2007

One of four Terriers to start all 20 matches ... Was third on the team in goals scored with three ... Notched his first goal of the season against Fordham on Sept. 7 ... Scored the game-winning goal against Penn State on Oct. 13 ... Was fourth on the team in points with nine ... Dished out three assists, including one in the NCAA opening-round loss to Massachusetts on Nov. 23.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2006

Named to the America East All-Rookie Team ... One of nine Terriers to appear in all 19 games, starting 13 ... Scored two goals and tallied two assists, earning a total of six points on the year ... Fourth on the team in points, fifth in goals, and tied with three others for third place for assists ... Took 14 shots on goal during the season, resulting in a .143 shot percentage ... His goals came during the Aug. 31 game at Georgia Southern and Sept. 23 at UMBC.

BEFORE BOSTON UNIVERSITY

Played for the University of Ghana in 2005-06 ... Participated in the Ghana Youth National Team program ... Spent four years (age 13-17) with the AJAX Football Club's African Youth Academy ... Played a year at the Ashgold Academy and three years at Adisadel College.

PERSONAL

Born on March 25, 1985 ... Son of Dominic Appiah-Kubi and Stella Asare ... Enrolled in the Metropolitan College.

STATISTICS
Overall Stats America East Stats
Year GP-GS Sh G A Pts GP-GS Sh G A Pts
2009 18-18 41 4 5 13 7-7 15 2 2 6
2008 21-21 33 2 0 4 8-8 12 1 0 2
2007 20-20 27 3 3 9 8-8 13 1 0 2
2006 19-13 14 2 2 6 8-5 5 1 1 3
Total 78-72 115 11 10 32 30-27 45 5 3 13

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