Club - Veteran player and long time team captain for the Dallas Texans 97 ECNL... Four-star recruit according to TopDrawerSoccer.com... Led team to three successful seasons in The Elite Clubs National League (Champions League/Top 16) and Texas Conference Champions (2013)... Selected for the 2013 ECNL id2/Nike National Camp, ECNL PDP Texas (2013) and US Soccer Federation Training Sessions (2012)... Led team to three North Texas State Cup Championships (2008-2010)... Member of 96' North Texas State ODP Team (2010) and participated in USYS Region III Camps (2009-2010).
High School - Varsity starter for Ursuline Academy of Dallas for three years and varsity team captain for two years... Led team to back to back State Championships (2012 & 2013) for the Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools (TAPPS)... Earned All-State Honors 2013 (first team) and State Championship All Tournament Team Honors (2012 & 2013)... During freshman year, was a member of the Plano West High School Junior Varsity Golf Team.
Personal - Full name: Samantha Landi Chaiken. Parents: Michael and Michelle Chaiken of Dallas, Texas (has one brother). Chose to attend Rice over University of Colorado and Miami-Fla. Rice College: Sid Richardson