1 - Sam Van Hook
Sam Van Hook
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Boulder, Colo.
High School: Kent Denver
Position: G

Before Holy Cross: Three-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Kent Denver School for coach Tom Graesser … senior captain … earned 2011 All-State honors, and 2009 and 2011 All-Conference accolades … was ranked as the No. 8 junior in the western United States by westsidelax.com in 2010 … won the team’s 2011 Begattaway Award as the player who best exemplified the tradition of lacrosse … team won the 2009 and 2011 conference championship and was the 2011 state runner-up … attended Jake Reed Nike Blue Chip camp … was also a member of the Denver Elite club lacrosse team for coach Matt Brown … competed for five years for the Northern Colorado Fencers Club … was ranked as high as No. 8 in the United States as an Epee fencer … one-year member of the varsity soccer team … National Merit Commended Scholar.

Personal: Son of Charles Van Hook and Catherine Carilli … his great uncle Andrew Van Hook was a chemistry professor at Holy Cross for many years.