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20 Sam Jefferson
20 - Sam Jefferson
Height: 6-4
Weight: 200
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Newton, Mass.
High School: Phillips Academy
Position: G
gp 15
pts/g 23.5
fg % 62.1
3pt % 51.7
ft % 87.7
reb/g 3.1
a/g 1.9

Why I chose Colby: "I loved the feeling of community, and Colby felt like a place where I could get the most out of myself academically and athletically."

Internship/Work Experience: Sam was an intern at EOP Group, Inc., a consulting firm in Washington D.C.

Major: Economics with a Concentration in Financial Markets

Favorite Place on Campus: The hill in front of Miller Library

Most Memorable Team Experience: "Traveling and competing together in California last year."

Plans After Colby: "I plan to pursue a career in professional basketball overseas."

 

 

 

 

2018-19 season highlights: Jefferson earned First Team All-State Team, NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team, and Google Cloud Academic All-District 1 Basketball Team honors. A one-time NESCAC Player of the Week, USBWA National Player of the Week, and two-time Maine Men's Basketball Player of the Week, he was fourth in the conference in points per game (18.2) and three-point percentage (42.5). Sam started all 25 games for the Mules, leading the team in minutes with 31.8 per game. He also averaged 4.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists, and one steal per contest. In the NESCAC quarterfinal game, Jefferson passed 1,000 career points.

2017-18 season highlights: Sam was on the Maine State Second Team. Jefferson started in all 24 games for the Mules, averaging 29.0 minutes a game. He finished first on the team in points (369) and third in both rebounds (92) and assists (45). He averaged 13.9 points, 2.3 assists, and 4.3 rebounds in conference games. Through just two seasons with the Mules, Sam already has 555 points, 188 rebounds, 84 assists, 119 made 3-points shots, 29 steals, and 20 blocks. Sam was on the NESCAC Winter All-Academic Team.

2016-17 season highlights: Jefferson played in all 24 games for the Mules, averaging 24.1 minutes a game. He averaged 7.8 points, nine points against NESCAC teams, 1.6 assists, and four rebounds per contest.

Recent Games
Jan 3 at Maine Maritime W, 79-57
Jan 5 Bowdoin W, 108-62
Jan 10 Connecticut Col. W, 83-50
Jan 11 Trinity (Conn.) W, 91-77
Jan 17 at Middlebury W, 89-82
Jan 18 at Williams W, 73-61
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 4
Games started 15 4
Minutes 444 124
Minutes per game 29.6 31.0
FG 121-195 27-46
FG Pct 62.1 58.7
3PT 60-116 14-29
3PT Pct 51.7 48.3
FT 50-57 14-17
FT Pct 87.7 82.4
Off rebounds 11 2
Def rebounds 36 10
Total rebounds 47 12
Rebounds per game 3.1 3.0
Personal fouls 30 8
Disqualifications 0 -
Assists 28 4
Turnovers 22 10
Assist to turnover ratio 1.3 0.4
Steals 13 2
Blocks 9 2
Points 352 82
Points per game 23.5 20.5
Points per 40 min 31.7 26.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 16 Ramapo W, 103-97 1 39 5-9 55.6 1-5 20.0 6-6 100.0 17
Nov 17 vs. Anna Maria W, 102-71 1 25 15-21 71.4 8-12 66.7 2-2 100.0 40
Nov 19 Me.-Farmington W, 91-65 1 28 9-13 69.2 3-6 50.0 4-5 80.0 25
Nov 22 Gordon W, 95-77 1 32 14-20 70.0 7-9 77.8 0-0 - 35
Nov 23 New England Col. W, 103-67 1 17 4-5 80.0 3-3 100.0 2-2 100.0 13
Nov 30 at New Jersey City W, 81-67 1 32 6-12 50.0 1-6 16.7 7-9 77.8 20
Dec 1 at Kean W, 106-102 1 33 8-10 80.0 5-7 71.4 10-10 100.0 31
Dec 3 Thomas (ME) W, 87-69 1 32 9-16 56.3 7-13 53.8 0-0 - 25
Dec 7 at Colby-Sawyer W, 101-69 1 25 8-18 44.4 3-10 30.0 2-2 100.0 21
Jan 3 at Maine Maritime W, 79-57 1 29 8-14 57.1 5-11 45.5 0-0 - 21
Jan 5 Bowdoin W, 108-62 1 28 8-11 72.7 3-5 60.0 3-4 75.0 22
Jan 10 Connecticut Col. W, 83-50 1 24 5-9 55.6 4-8 50.0 2-2 100.0 16
Jan 11 Trinity (Conn.) W, 91-77 1 31 3-10 30.0 1-5 20.0 4-5 80.0 11
Jan 17 at Middlebury W, 89-82 1 33 7-11 63.6 3-7 42.9 5-7 71.4 22
Jan 18 at Williams W, 73-61 1 36 12-16 75.0 6-9 66.7 3-3 100.0 33
Jan 21 at Husson   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 at Bowdoin   - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Bates   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Tufts   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Hamilton   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Amherst   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 Bates   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Wesleyan (Conn.)   - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 at Southern Me.   - - - - - - - - -
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 16 Ramapo W, 103-97 1 39 1 4 5 0 2 0.0 1 2 1 0
Nov 17 vs. Anna Maria W, 102-71 1 25 3 0 3 1 0 - 3 1 2 -
Nov 19 Me.-Farmington W, 91-65 1 28 1 2 3 2 2 1.0 1 1 1 -
Nov 22 Gordon W, 95-77 1 32 2 0 2 3 0 - 0 1 3 -
Nov 23 New England Col. W, 103-67 1 17 0 3 3 5 3 1.7 1 0 4 -
Nov 30 at New Jersey City W, 81-67 1 32 0 4 4 0 1 0.0 0 1 4 0
Dec 1 at Kean W, 106-102 1 33 1 2 3 3 2 1.5 1 1 2 0
Dec 3 Thomas (ME) W, 87-69 1 32 1 4 5 3 0 - 0 0 1 -
Dec 7 at Colby-Sawyer W, 101-69 1 25 0 2 2 2 2 1.0 1 0 1 0
Jan 3 at Maine Maritime W, 79-57 1 29 0 2 2 1 0 - 2 0 0 -
Jan 5 Bowdoin W, 108-62 1 28 0 3 3 4 0 - 1 0 3 -
Jan 10 Connecticut Col. W, 83-50 1 24 2 3 5 2 3 0.7 1 1 0 -
Jan 11 Trinity (Conn.) W, 91-77 1 31 0 2 2 1 3 0.3 0 1 4 -
Jan 17 at Middlebury W, 89-82 1 33 0 3 3 0 2 0.0 1 0 4 -
Jan 18 at Williams W, 73-61 1 36 0 2 2 1 2 0.5 0 0 0 -
Jan 21 at Husson   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 at Bowdoin   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Bates   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Tufts   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Hamilton   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Amherst   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 11 Bates   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Wesleyan (Conn.)   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 17 at Southern Me.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2016-17 24 10 24.1 2.4-6.2 38.9 1.9-5.2 36.8 1.0-1.2 82.8 7.8
2017-18 24 24 29.0 5.1-11.6 43.9 3.0-8.4 36.1 2.2-2.7 81.3 15.4
2018-19 25 25 31.8 6.0-12.3 49.2 3.5-8.3 42.5 2.6-3.2 80.0 18.2
2019-20 15 15 29.6 8.1-13.0 62.1 4.0-7.7 51.7 3.3-3.8 87.7 23.5
Total 88 74 28.6 5.1-10.6 48.7 3.0-7.4 41.1 2.2-2.6 82.6 15.5
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2016-17 24 10 579 58-149 38.9 46-125 36.8 24-29 82.8 186
2017-18 24 24 696 122-278 43.9 73-202 36.1 52-64 81.3 369
2018-19 25 25 795 151-307 49.2 88-207 42.5 64-80 80.0 454
2019-20 15 15 444 121-195 62.1 60-116 51.7 50-57 87.7 352
Total 88 74 2514 452-929 48.7 267-650 41.1 190-230 82.6 1361
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
2016-17 24 10 24.1 4.0-10.3 38.9 3.2-8.6 36.8 1.7-2.0 82.8 12.8
2017-18 24 24 29.0 7.0-16.0 43.9 4.2-11.6 36.1 3.0-3.7 81.3 21.2
2018-19 25 25 31.8 7.6-15.4 49.2 4.4-10.4 42.5 3.2-4.0 80.0 22.8
2019-20 15 15 29.6 10.9-17.6 62.1 5.4-10.5 51.7 4.5-5.1 87.7 31.7
Total 88 74 28.6 7.2-14.8 48.7 4.2-10.3 41.1 3.0-3.7 82.6 21.7
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2016-17 24 10 24.1 0.7 3.3 4.0 1.3 - 1.6 0.8 2.1 0.7 0.3
2017-18 24 24 29.0 0.5 3.3 3.8 1.3 0.0 1.9 1.0 1.9 0.5 0.5
2018-19 25 25 31.8 1.0 3.1 4.1 1.9 - 1.8 1.2 1.4 1.0 0.6
2019-20 15 15 29.6 0.7 2.4 3.1 2.0 0.0 1.9 1.5 1.3 0.9 0.6
Total 88 74 28.6 0.7 3.1 3.8 1.6 0.0 1.8 1.1 1.6 0.8 0.5
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2016-17 24 10 579 17 79 96 32 - 39 19 2.1 16 8
2017-18 24 24 696 12 80 92 30 1 45 24 1.9 13 12
2018-19 25 25 795 25 77 102 48 - 44 31 1.4 24 14
2019-20 15 15 444 11 36 47 30 0 28 22 1.3 13 9
Total 88 74 2514 65 272 337 140 1 156 96 1.6 66 43
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
2016-17 24 10 24.1 1.2 5.5 6.6 2.2 0.0 2.7 1.3 2.1 1.1 0.6
2017-18 24 24 29.0 0.7 4.6 5.3 1.7 0.1 2.6 1.4 1.9 0.7 0.7
2018-19 25 25 31.8 1.3 3.9 5.1 2.4 0.0 2.2 1.6 1.4 1.2 0.7
2019-20 15 15 29.6 1.0 3.2 4.2 2.7 0.0 2.5 2.0 1.3 1.2 0.8
Total 88 74 28.6 1.0 4.3 5.4 2.2 0.0 2.5 1.5 1.6 1.1 0.7
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 15 15 29.6 8.1-13.0 62.1 4.0-7.7 51.7 3.3-3.8 87.7 23.5
Conference 4 4 31.0 6.8-11.5 58.7 3.5-7.2 48.3 3.5-4.2 82.4 20.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 8 8 28.9 7.1-11.6 61.3 3.6-6.8 53.7 2.6-3.0 87.5 20.5
Away 6 6 31.3 8.2-13.5 60.5 3.8-8.3 46.0 4.5-5.2 87.1 24.7
Neutral 1 1 25.0 15.0-21.0 71.4 8.0-12.0 66.7 2.0-2.0 100.0 40.0
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Wins 15 15 29.6 8.1-13.0 62.1 4.0-7.7 51.7 3.3-3.8 87.7 23.5
Losses - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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November 6 6 28.8 8.8-13.3 66.3 3.8-6.8 56.1 3.5-4.0 87.5 25.0
December 3 3 30.0 8.3-14.7 56.8 5.0-10.0 50.0 4.0-4.0 100.0 25.7
January 6 6 30.2 7.2-11.8 60.6 3.7-7.5 48.9 2.8-3.5 81.0 20.8
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 15 15 444 121-195 62.1 60-116 51.7 50-57 87.7 352
Conference 4 4 124 27-46 58.7 14-29 48.3 14-17 82.4 82
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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Home 8 8 231 57-93 61.3 29-54 53.7 21-24 87.5 164
Away 6 6 188 49-81 60.5 23-50 46.0 27-31 87.1 148
Neutral 1 1 25 15-21 71.4 8-12 66.7 2-2 100.0 40
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Wins 15 15 444 121-195 62.1 60-116 51.7 50-57 87.7 352
Losses - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
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November 6 6 173 53-80 66.3 23-41 56.1 21-24 87.5 150
December 3 3 90 25-44 56.8 15-30 50.0 12-12 100.0 77
January 6 6 181 43-71 60.6 22-45 48.9 17-21 81.0 125
  gp gs min/g fg/40 pct 3pt/40 pct ft/40 pct pts/40
Total 15 15 29.6 10.9-17.6 62.1 5.4-10.5 51.7 4.5-5.1 87.7 31.7
Conference 4 4 31.0 8.7-14.8 58.7 4.5-9.4 48.3 4.5-5.5 82.4 26.5
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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Home 8 8 28.9 9.9-16.1 61.3 5.0-9.4 53.7 3.6-4.2 87.5 28.4
Away 6 6 31.3 10.4-17.2 60.5 4.9-10.6 46.0 5.7-6.6 87.1 31.5
Neutral 1 1 25.0 24.0-33.6 71.4 12.8-19.2 66.7 3.2-3.2 100.0 64.0
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Wins 15 15 29.6 10.9-17.6 62.1 5.4-10.5 51.7 4.5-5.1 87.7 31.7
Losses - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -
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November 6 6 28.8 12.3-18.5 66.3 5.3-9.5 56.1 4.9-5.5 87.5 34.7
December 3 3 30.0 11.1-19.6 56.8 6.7-13.3 50.0 5.3-5.3 100.0 34.2
January 6 6 30.2 9.5-15.7 60.6 4.9-9.9 48.9 3.8-4.6 81.0 27.6
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 15 15 29.6 0.7 2.4 3.1 2.0 0.0 1.9 1.5 1.3 0.9 0.6
Conference 4 4 31.0 0.5 2.5 3.0 2.0 - 1.0 2.5 0.4 0.5 0.5
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 28.9 0.9 2.6 3.5 2.1 0.0 2.5 1.6 1.5 0.6 0.8
Away 6 6 31.3 0.2 2.5 2.7 1.8 0.0 1.2 1.5 0.8 0.8 0.3
Neutral 1 1 25.0 3.0 0.0 3.0 2.0 - 1.0 0.0 - 3.0 1.0
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Wins 15 15 29.6 0.7 2.4 3.1 2.0 0.0 1.9 1.5 1.3 0.9 0.6
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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November 6 6 28.8 1.2 2.2 3.3 2.5 0.0 1.8 1.3 1.4 1.0 1.0
December 3 3 30.0 0.7 2.7 3.3 1.3 0.0 2.7 1.3 2.0 0.7 0.3
January 6 6 30.2 0.3 2.5 2.8 1.8 - 1.5 1.7 0.9 0.8 0.3
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 15 15 444 11 36 47 30 0 28 22 1.3 13 9
Conference 4 4 124 2 10 12 8 - 4 10 0.4 2 2
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 231 7 21 28 17 0 20 13 1.5 5 6
Away 6 6 188 1 15 16 11 0 7 9 0.8 5 2
Neutral 1 1 25 3 0 3 2 - 1 0 - 3 1
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Wins 15 15 444 11 36 47 30 0 28 22 1.3 13 9
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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November 6 6 173 7 13 20 15 0 11 8 1.4 6 6
December 3 3 90 2 8 10 4 0 8 4 2.0 2 1
January 6 6 181 2 15 17 11 - 9 10 0.9 5 2
  gp gs mpg off/40 def/40 reb/40 pf/40 dq/40 ast/40 to/40 a/to stl/40 blk/40
Total 15 15 29.6 1.0 3.2 4.2 2.7 0.0 2.5 2.0 1.3 1.2 0.8
Conference 4 4 31.0 0.6 3.2 3.9 2.6 0.0 1.3 3.2 0.4 0.6 0.6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 28.9 1.2 3.6 4.8 2.9 0.0 3.5 2.3 1.5 0.9 1.0
Away 6 6 31.3 0.2 3.2 3.4 2.3 0.0 1.5 1.9 0.8 1.1 0.4
Neutral 1 1 25.0 4.8 0.0 4.8 3.2 0.0 1.6 0.0 - 4.8 1.6
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Wins 15 15 29.6 1.0 3.2 4.2 2.7 0.0 2.5 2.0 1.3 1.2 0.8
Losses - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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November 6 6 28.8 1.6 3.0 4.6 3.5 0.0 2.5 1.8 1.4 1.4 1.4
December 3 3 30.0 0.9 3.6 4.4 1.8 0.0 3.6 1.8 2.0 0.9 0.4
January 6 6 30.2 0.4 3.3 3.8 2.4 0.0 2.0 2.2 0.9 1.1 0.4