14 - Samantha Arendt
Samantha Arendt
Height: 5-8
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Franklinton, N.C.
High School: Franklinton HS
Position: MF/F

High School: Graduated from Franklinton High School in Franklinton, N.C…Two-time all-region honoree…Four-time all-conference selection…Four-time academic all-conference player…Played club soccer for Carolina Soccer Club…Coached by Godfrey Miller.

Personal: Full name is Samantha Jean Arendt…Born on Aug. 4, 1992 in Raleigh, N.C…Daughter of Chris Arendt and Nancy Boggs…Has one brother, Cole Arendt, and one sister, Bella Arendt…Father Chris played football for Duke University, Dallas Cowboys, and the Denver Broncos…Mother Nancy played professional tennis on the WTA Tour…Brother Cole played soccer at Wingate University…Majoring in sport science with a minor in nutrition.

More about Samantha: Favorite midnight snack: Pineapple popsicles…Favorite movie: “Drumline”…Favorite musical artists: Shinedown, Sick Puppies, Creed, and Staind…Favorite sports teams: Los Angeles Lakers, FC Barcelona, and Duke Blue Devils…Favorite athletes: Former US soccer player Mia Hamm and Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers…Samantha can’t imagine a week without: Sleep…Favorite colors: Blue and purple…Favorite food: Raspberries…Favorite sports other than soccer: Tennis, snowboarding…People Samantha most admires: Her brother, parents, and grandparents…Best advice Samantha has ever been given: “Trust in the Lord with all your heart”…What people don’t know about Samantha: She collects decks of cards…When Samantha was a kid, she tried to be like: Mia Hamm…When people first meet Samantha, they think: She’s shy.