Sam Skryd
Sam Skryd

RS Senior

Naperville, Ill.

High School:
Neuqua Valley HS

Last College:




Chants Down GWU, Advance to Tournament Semifinals

Coastal will face No. 6 High Point in Friday's 7 pm semifinal match.


Hardeman Leads Coastal Award-Winners as Four Chants are Honored

Leah Hardeman is the second player in Big South history to be named both Player and Freshman of the Year.


Coastal Topples High Point on Senior Day

The Big South Championship, hosted by Coastal Carolina, begins Thursday at The HTC Center.


Chants Blank Campbell for Third Straight Shutout

Coastal hosts High Point at 11:30 am on Saturday to close out the regular season.


Coastal Cruises Past Charleston Southern, 3-0

The Chants reached 20 wins in a season for the first time since 2009 with Friday's win.


2013 Coastal Carolina Spring Volleyball

2013 Coastal Carolina Spring Volleyball


2012 Coastal Carolina Volleyball - Inaugural Game at The HTC Center

2012 Coastal Carolina Volleyball - Inaugural Game at The HTC Center (Sept. 21, 2012)


South Carolina State - Senior Night

South Carolina State - Senior Night Nov. 1, 2011



DIG PINK Match versus Winthrop


Coastal vs. Wilmington

Coastal vs. Wilmington - 9/13/11

* 2013-14 Big South Conference Presidential Honor Roll
* 2011-12 Big South Conference Presidential Honor Roll

2013 (Senior): Redshirted season due to injury... Retained year of athletic eligibility... Named to the 2013-14 Big South Conference Presidential Honor Roll.

2012 (Junior): Appeared in all 28 matches... Played in 108 sets... Tied for the team lead and was ninth in the conference with 33 service aces... Second on the team in assists, 136, and digs, 304... Had a season-high 17 assists in the Big South Conference Tournament Championship match against Liberty (Nov. 18)... Had a career-high 22 digs at UNC Asheville (Oct. 20)... Recorded a career-high five service aces against high Point (Nov. 10)... Had double-digit digs in 18 matches including a pair of matches with 20-plus digs... Finished the season with seven kills, 136 assists, 33 service aces and 304 digs.

2011 (Sophomore): Played in 26 matches for the Chants... Placed sixth in the Big South in assists with an average of 8.89 per set... Ended the season with a team-high 836 assists, 215 digs, 63 kills, 29 blocks and 26 service aces... Recorded a career-high 47 assists against Campbell, 18 digs versus UNC Asheville, nine kills versus Charleston Southern, four blocks against Gardner-Webb, four aces versus Iona and an attack percentage of .667 versus Charleston Southern... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

At Baylor: 2010 (Freshman): Appeared in seven matches at Baylor University... Tallied 27 assists, averaging 2.70 assists per set... Recorded seven digs... Had a career-high of seven assists twice with the most recent being against Florida Atlantic (Sept. 11)... Registered a career-high four digs against University of Texas San Antonio (Sept. 1).

High School: Helped Neuqua Valley to three conference championships... Named an Under Armour Preseason All-American, while earning All-State, All-area and All-conference honors as a senior... Earned recognition as the team MVP and team captain as a freshman, sophomore and senior... Named to's Senior Aces Top 150 list... Voted to all-tournament teams at the Wheaton Classic and Warrior Blast Invite.