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Clark School senior undergrad student Sam Hollenbach prepares for the '06 season.

Clark School senior undergrad student Sam Hollenbach prepares for the '06 season.

 

Mechanical engineering senior Sam Hollenbach starts as the incumbent Terrapins football quarterback for the 2006 season while balancing mechanical engineering undergraduate coursework. This fall he is enrolled in ENME 361: Vibration, Control and Optimization, in pursuit of an automotive design emphasis to his mechanical engineering degree. Sam gets tutoring help from a Ph.D. student for his courses and maintains a 3.93 GPA. How does he do it? ?I try to break down the test questions into what I feel comfortable with and what I need work on, and just do a lot of practice problems,? states Hollenbach. ?It?s not uncommon for me to spend 7 or 8 hours of the day being up for a test studying.?

Kickoff for the first Terrapins football game on Saturday, September 2 against William and Mary is set for 6:05 p.m., from Chevy Chase Bank Field at Byrd Stadium. The game will be a televised taped delay by Comcast SportsNet, available online live pay per view on ESPN360 and broadcast on the Terrapin Sports Radio Network. Radio pregame starts at 4:30 pm.

August 28, 2006


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