Sammy Schafer
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    Sammy Schafer

    Hometown:
    Oregon City, OR

    High School:
    Oregon City

    Height / Weight:
    6-11 / 220

    Position:
    Center

    2008-09 (Freshman)

    Appeared in 23 games, started the last 11 ... First career start vs. BYU on Feb. 3 ... career-high 12 points vs. the Cougars ... eight points on 4-of-4 shooting against Colorado State ... dished out career-best five assists at Colorado State ... tied career-high with four rebounds vs. BYU at MWC Championships ... also pulled down four rebounds four other times ... career-high 35 minutes vs. Wyoming ... scored first career point vs. Norfolk State.

    Before Air Force

    Four-year letterwinner in basketball ... second-team all-state selection as a senior ... also named first-team all-league ... led team to runner-up finish at the Oregon state 6A tournament and was a first-team all-tournament selection.

    Personal

    Parents are Dick and Val Schafer ... has three sisters, Carrie (34), Corrie (32) and Katie (29), and three brothers, Ray (25), Luke (23) and Jimi (17) ... given name is Roy ... his brother, Ray, is a 2007 graduate of the University of Oregon, where he played three years on the basketball team ... would like to become President of the United States in the future ... completed Combat Survival Training and Global Engagement this past summer ... hobbies include reading, dancing and singing ... also recruited by Hawaii and Portland ... favorite food is Italian food ... favorite movie is Phantom of the Opera ... favorite TV show is Seinfeld ... favorite book is Everything is Illuminated ... person in history he would most like to meet is Malcolm X ... greatest moment in sports was winning three straight Macho Volleyball Championships ... credits his family with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 13.

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