2012: Academic All-Big Ten ... Played all 19 games, making three starts ... Logged 711 minutes on the season ... Scored first career goal in NU's 2-0 shut out of Yale (9/19) ... Made first start of the season at Oakland (9/16) ... Season-high six shots vs. Ohio State (9/23) ... Third on the team with 23 chances.
2011: Played all 19 matches, starting 16 ... Had a team-high three assists on the year ... Made collegiate debut starting in NU's season-opener at #12 Marquette (8/21) and had one shot on goal ... Had first career assist at Saint Mary's (9/1) ... Had back-to-back assists at Illinois State (9/11) and in NU's 3-0 win vs. Loyola Chicago (9/14) ... Had a career-best four shots against Minnesota (10/16) ... Her 20 attempts ranked third on the team and 12 shots on goal were second ... Played 1,017 total minutes, averaged 1.05 shots per contest.
High School: Three-year letterwinner and a team captain ... Has scored 30 goals and 28 assists in high school career, including 12 goals and nine assists midway through her senior season ... Helped team to qualify three times for North Coast Sectionals, including a quarterfinal appearance in 2008-09, and earned First Team North Coast Sectional honors ... Named to ESPN Rise California All-Star Team ... Earned all-league honors twice and named team's offensive player of the year three times ... Nine-year member of Mustang Rampage club team that won ECNL National Championship and five California state championships ... Also competed in track and field ... Four-year scholar athlete and honor roll student ... California Scholarship Federation.
Personal: Born Samantha J. Schrakamp ... Daughter of Deb and Jeff Schrakamp ... Sister, Nicole, swam at UC Santa Barbara and another sister, Dani, played soccer at George Washington ... Volunteered with community assistance program for substance abuse and a breast cancer research foundation ... Majoring in communication studies.