|Position:||Right Handed Pitcher|
|Hometown:||Virginia Beach, Va.|
|CAREER STATS -- PITCHING|
CAREER: A two-time Second Team All-Conference USA selection ... Ranks in the top 10 in program history in both appearances (68) and innings pitched (255.0) ... The Friday starter during his junior and senior seasons ... Won a combined 16 games during his final three seasons and owned a career ERA of 3.64.
2017 (SR): Friday starter ... Compiled a 4-4 record with a 4.50 ERA in 15 appearances, including 13 starts ... Went 3-1 with a 2.32 ERA over his last five starts ... Set a career high in innings pitched in back-to-back with eight innings against UTSA and Charlotte ... Threw 6.2 innings of one-hit shutout ball in his final home start ... Went at least five innings in all but one start (at #16 Southern Miss) ... Threw 7.1 innings in the C-USA Tournament win over FIU, allowing only two runs on a two-run homer ... Began the year in the bullpen due to a preseason thumb injury and earned his fifth career save with four innings of shutout relief against Delaware.
2016 (JR): Repeat Second Team All-Conference USA selection ... Finished the season with a 6-1 record in 13 starts and 16 appearances and ranked third on the team with a 3.81 ERA in a team-leading 78.0 innings pitched ... Fanned 59 batters to lead all ODU pitchers and struck out 4+ batters in 10 games, including a season-high seven against FIU in the C-USA tournament ... Highlighted the year by being named the season's first C-USA Pitcher of the Week after throwing five shutout innings against No. 10 NC State ... Also earned C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... SUMMER BALL: Helped lead the Peninsula Pilots to the championship game of the Coastal Plain League, going 3-0 with a 3.75 ERA ... Also pitched for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox in the Cape Cod League.
2015 (SO): Second Team All-C-USA selection ... Team leader in wins with six and 53 strikeouts in 66.2 innings ... Three saves ... 3-2 in C-USA games ... Opponents hit .244 ... Fanned three in 1.2 innings vs. Penn ... Did not allow an earned run in his first six appearances this year.
2014 (FR): 13 appearances ... Fanned three in two innings vs. Radford ... Picked up the win in relief vs. VCU ... First collegiate start was against No. 16 Rice in the C-USA semifinals.
PREP: Sam is a First Team All-Tidewater selection as he compiled a 9-1 record with a 1.59 ERA in 2013 ... As a junior, he was 11-2, 1.5 ERA, 71 Ks in 2012 ... Second Team All-Tidewater in 2012 ... Second Team All Beach District as Kellam reached the Virginia State Championship game.
PERSONAL: Samuel Sinnen is the son of Matthew and Tina Sinnen ... He has three brothers, Brooks, his twin Kurt and Turner ... Favorite food is Shepherd's Pie ... Favorite MLB player is Mike Trout ... Favorite professional teams are the Washington Nationals, Minnesota Vikings and Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite music genre is country and favorite artist is Jason Aldean ... Favorite movie is Dodgeball ... Hobbies include golf and rope courses.