Samantha Sparks - 2017 Women's Soccer-CH Recruit
Samantha SparksF/D | 5'5 | Rochester, Ohio | Wellington High School

CHICAGO – Robert Morris Illinois Head Women’s Soccer Coach Tom Czop has announced the signing of Samantha Sparks from Rochester, Ohio for the 2017 season.

Sparks was a four-year letter winner at Wellington High School, where she earned Most Valuable Player honors in 2016 and Offensive Player of the Year honors in both 2014 and 2015.  During the 2016 season, she was also the leading scorer of the PAC 12 League and was selected to the Greater Cleveland, Lorain County, and Patriotic Athletic All-Conference first teams.  Samantha was named to the Lorain County Second Team and Patriotic Athletic All-Conference Second team in 2014 after leading the PAC 12 League in scoring, and earned Greater Cleveland Honorable Mention honors during her freshman season in 2013.  The incoming freshman played her club ball for Cleveland Inferno SC, earning state, regional, and national rankings.

“We are excited to add to add a talented player like Samantha to our program,” said Czop.  “She comes from a strong club background and she has had a very successful high school career as well. Samantha is capable of playing anywhere on the field and her transition to the college game should be an easy one.”

2017 Eagles Recruits
NamePositionHt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Alex BaceviciusLHP6'0190Tinley Park, Ill.South Suburban College
Cheyn BartelsOF5'9180Pembroke Pines, Fla.Flanagan High School
Matthew BielawskiLHP5'11165Bolingbrook, Ill.Bolingbrook High School
Zachary BrewerIF/P6'0185Lapeer, Mich.Mott Community College
Davonta CantuC/OF5'9165Waukegan, Ill.Waukegan High School
Ty CastilloOF/RHP5'9165Defiance, OhioCuyahoga Community College
Nathan DavisRHP6'0190Florence, Ky.Dawson Community College
Brian Edenfield1B/OF6'0215Dyer, Ind.Andrean High School
James EptingRHP/3B6'0225Joliet, Ill.Joliet Central High School
Andrew FlanaganRHP6'3180Lockport, Ill.Lockport Township High School
Dan Heilbron1B/OF/RHP6'2190Tinley Park, Ill.Victor J. Andrew High School
Joe KelleyOF/1B6'0170Lemont, Ill.Lemont High School
Emmitt KienzleRHP/1B/3B6'3190Lansing, Ill.Thornton Fractional South High School
Tyler KirkwoodLHP5'9195Flint, MichDelta College
Michael KovalenkoRHP6'4225Norridge, Ill.Ridgewood High School
Thomas LangleyC6'0210Joliet, Ill.Joliet Central High School
Mark LemusP6'2175Chicago, Ill.San Diego Mesa College
Brad LeVeque3B/SS6'3185Schererville, Ind.Andrean High School
Marty MennengaC6'0190Rantoul, Ill.Carl Sandburg College
T.J. Murray2B/3B/RHP5'7170Joliet, Ill.Joliet West High School
Baltazar PatinoP/OF5'11128Chicago, Ill.Lake View High School
Jacob ReuscherRHP6'0215Shannon, Ill.Sauk Valley Community College
Tyler RobbinsOF/RHP6'2"200Bay City, Mich.Delta College
Jake Rock3B/IF/RHP6'0185Oswego, Ill.College of DuPage
Jacob Sposaro2B/3B5'10185Walker, Mich.Muskegon Community College
Tyler SuchySS/2B/3B6'0190Oak Forest, Ill.Oak Forest High School
Zachary TakacsOF5'10175Clio, Mich.Mott Community College
Austin TangneyUTL6'1190Goodrich, Mich.Mott Community College
Women's Basketball-CH
NamePositionHt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Alondra Chavarria-TorresG5'5Franklin Park, Ill.Triton College
Shamara GloverG5'8Rockford, Ill.St. Louis Community College
Linsey MasnariF/C6'0Three Rivers, Mich.Indiana Tech
Gianna RamosGChicago Ill.Foreman College & Career Academy
Ne'Kya ReavesG5'7Chicago, Ill.Kennedy-King College
Brooke SantiagoGChicago, Ill.Steinmetz High School
NamePositionHt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Stephon BeltDB6'2192Cahokia, Ill.Althoff Catholic High School
Jalen BlakeDB5'9173Peoria, Ill.Peoria High School
Kaylin BrookshireWR6'0170Merrillville, Ind.Merrillville High School
Laython ChristianLB6'3190Huntley, Ill.Huntley High School
Derrell GrisbyDL6'2295Chicago, Ill.Chicago Hope Academy
Ben GutkeP6'0210Antioch, Ill.Antioch Community High School
David HibblerWR1756'1Elgin, Ill.Elgin Larkin High School
Tyrese HillDB5'10155Loves Park, Ill.Auburn High School
Elijah HortonLB6'3240Tremont, Ill.Peoria High School
Brandon JamesDB5'10160Hobart, Ind.Hobart High School
Marcus LeeDB5'9164Chicago, Ill.Taft High School
Nate MerriweatherDL6'2235Bolingbrook, Ill.Bolingbrook High School
Josh MeyerLB6'3240Chicago, Ill.Taft High School
Ismail PatelLB5'10190Lincolnwood, Ill.Niles West High School
Heberto PerezLB6'2220Elgin, Ill.Elgin High School
Koby StewartLB1956'3"Lansing, Ill.Thornton Fractional South High School
Jonathan TunziDB6'0180Midlothian, Ill.Bremen High School
Men's Hockey Gold-CH
NamePositionHt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Mike CacciatoF5'9183Chicago, Ill.New York Applecore (USPHL)
Tony DahlbergF5'9165Lakeville, Minn.Yellowstone Quake (NA3HL)
Women's Soccer-CH
NamePositionHt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Leslie CarranzaMF5'7Aurora, Ill.East Aurora High School
Ava EggertD5'6Tinley Park, Ill.Lincoln-Way East High School
Chantal EsparzaGK5'4Blue Island, Ill.Eisenhower High School
Gracie MedcalfeMF/F5'8"Indianapolis, Ind.Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School
Maritza ReyesMF/F5'3Chicago, Ill.UCSN Soccer Academy High School
Samantha SparksF/D5'5Rochester, OhioWellington High School
Men's Volleyball-CH
NamePositionHt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Nick AllenRSEdwardsville, Ill.Edwardsville HS
Omar GandaraL5'5Chicago, Ill.UCSN Soccer Academy
NamePositionHt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Dylan MurrilloP5'11160Bolingbrook, Ill.Bolingbrook High School
NamePositionHt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Alyssa AnayaP/OF5'4Lake Elsinore, Calif.Lakeside High School
Melissa BensonIF5'9Morris, Ill.Morris High School
Dallas CaldwellC/IF/OF5'5Savoy, Ill.Champaign Central High School
Rodj Dupont-BarlowIF5'4Clinton, Ill.Clinton High School
Abby GilmoreOF5'4Carrollton, Ill.Carrollton High School
Eryca MeinenIF5'7Melvin, Ill.Gibson City-Melvin Sibley High School
Ali NowickiC/OF5'4Petersburg, Ill.Heartland Community College
Maddie PerrineP/IF5'7Findlay, Ill.Okaw Valley High School
Natalie SoltowP/IF/OF5'3Rock Falls, Ill.Rock Falls High School
Lindsey StrohbeckP/IF/OF5'5Mt. Olive, Ill.Piasa Southwestern High School
Women's Bowling-LC
NamePositionHt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Chynia CutrerBowlerWaukegan, Ill.Waukegan High School
Katrina SealeBowlerGrayslake, Ill.Grayslake Central High School
Nautical ThulBowlerFox Lake, Ill.Grant Community High School
Men's Bowling- LC
NamePositionHt.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Andrew LauerBowlerGurnee, Ill.Warren Township High School
Donald VoightBowlerLindenhurst, Ill.Lakes Community High School