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Sam Ekwonike
Sam Ekwonike

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Cinnaminson, N.J

High School:
Cinnaminson HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 305

Position:
OL


2012 (Fr.): Redshirted ... Named a Chant Squad MVP for the week leading into the Toledo contest.

Prior to Coastal Carolina: A first-team All-County selection by the Burlington County Times .. Keyed the Pirates' offensive line, which sprung running back Tom Donnelly for over 1,200 yards and protected quarterback Dominic Elly, who threw for over 1,400 and ran for 631 ... Helped Cinnaminson to an 8-3 record as a senior ... Team qualified for the South Jersey Group 2 playoffs, falling to eventual finalist Haddonfield in the semifinals and defeated Woodstown 14-7 in the opening round ... Three year starter on offense ... Pinned his way through the bracket in the District 26 wrestling tournament in February and placed second in Region 7, with a one-point loss to eventual state champ Cody Melton of Northern Burlington in the final ... Was 25-7 as a wrestler as a junior ... Threw the discus and shot put, posting a personal record of 50-11.5 to place 7th in the shot and 149-0 in the discus to place fourth at the NJSIAA Group Championships 2, 3 & NP B.