Sam McCormick
Sam  McCormick


De Pere, Wis.

Last College:
Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 168



No. 15 Buckeyes Complete Sweep at No. 17 Michigan with 5-1 Victory

Laczynski and Weis post three points each, Lampasso scores twice, Romeo makes 34 saves


Buckeyes Post 3-1 Road Win Over UMass

Jobst scores two power play goals for Ohio State


Buckeyes Skate to 1-1 OT Tie vs. Engineers

Joshua scores for Ohio State, Romeo makes 23 saves


No. 19 Ohio State Wins Season Opener at No. 12 Wisconsin, 3-2

Buckeyes score twice in final five minutes; Jobst tallies two goals, Gerard has two assists


Buckeyes Garner Academic Honors

Schilkey a finalist for Big Ten Medal of Honor


The Buck Attack is Back!

The Mighty Bucks - The Buck Attack is Back!


Adventures in White Water Rafting

Adventures in White Water Rafting


Meet the Buckeyes: Sam McCormick

Meet the Buckeyes: Sam McCormick


Frozen Four: No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 3 Minnesota Duluth

The Buckeyes and Bulldogs clash for the right to play in the national championship.


Ohio State Wins B1G Tournament Quarterfinal Series

The Buckeyes beat the Spartans in overtime to advance to the semifinals. (Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)


Ohio State Wins B1G Tournament Quarterfinal Game One, 6-2

Ohio State Wins B1G Tournament Quarterfinal Game One, 6-2


Ohio State Rally Falls Short vs. Notre Dame

(Photo credit Ric Kruszynski)


Buckeyes Open Year with Exhibition Game

Buckeyes Open Year with Exhibition Game (Photo Credit: Ric Kruszynski)

Audio Pronunciation

Brother, Max, played for the Buckeyes from 2012-14 and made his NHL debut in 2015-16 with the Ottawa Senators and is on a two-way contract with the Senators for 2017-18 … played juniors with classmate Ronnie Hein and Buckeye juniors Miguel Fidler and Freddy Gerard … the biggest part of his hometown is that it is “the home of the Green Bay Packers” … was attracted to Ohio State because it is where his brother played hockey … started skating at age 4 because his family played … favorite player is Joe Pavelski because he is also from Wisconsin … Pick one: Movie – The Dark Knight; Television Show – Game of Thrones; Professional Team – Ottawa Senators; Athlete – Michael Jordan; Musician – Kenny Chesney; Sport other than hockey – Golf; Ice Cream Flavor – Mint Chocolate Chip; Vacation Spot – Mexico; Celebrity – Vince Vaughn.

Ohio State Career: Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.

2016-17 (Freshman Season): Played in 14 games and had a goal and two assists ... scored shootout winner in round seven at Penn State Jan. 21 ... notched first career goal Nov. 19 at RPI and was +1 in the game ... played in first game as a Buckeye Oct. 22 vs. Bowling Green and picked up an assist ... helper at Niagara Oct. 29, with +1 rating ... earned Ohio State Scholar-Athlete honors.

Prior to Ohio State: Posted 57 points, on 32 goals and 25 assists, in 2015-16 regular season to rank eighth among USHL scorers ... started year with the Madison Capitols, skating in 47 games and picking up 42 points on 24 goals and 18 assists ... traded to the Waterloo Black Hawks to close the year and had 15 points, with eight goals and seven helpers, in 14 regular season games ... the Black Hawks reached the USHL Clark Cup conference finals; had five points (3g, 2a) in nine playoff games ... skated in 60 regular season games for the Capitols in 2014-15, recording 15 goals, 16 assists and 31 points ... skated in one game for USHL Sioux City Musketeers in 2013-14 ... played for Notre Dame High Academy and Team Wisconsin ... 65 points (26 goals, 39 assists) in 24 regular season games in final season with Notre Dame Academy in 2013-14 ... squad reached state semifinals each of his last three years and won title in 2012.

Off the Ice: Son of Scott and Kris … brother Max attended Ohio State and also has a sister, Abby … plans on majoring in business and wants to own his own business … enjoys playing golf and water sports.