|Hometown:||Los Angeles, Calif.|
|High School:||Brentwood School|
High School: Earned three varsity letters at the Brentwood School for coach Jeff Porter … earned first-team all-league honors as a senior … named to the all-league second-team as a junior … honored as team captain during her final season … helped lead her team to runner-up finishes in the league as a senior and junior … her team claimed the CIF Southern Section Championships during her junior season … led her team in blocks, aces and kills as a senior … member of the honor roll.
Club: Played for the Sports Shack Club Volleyball team and coach Sara Kidd for six seasons … helped her team to a second-place finish at the Junior Olympics National Division in 2008 … also led her team to a second-place finish at the Reno Volleyball Festival in 2007.
Personal: Samantha Christina Deutchman … born March 22, 1992 in Los Angeles, Calif. … daughter of Howard and Cess Deutchman … has two older siblings, Jason, who played basketball at San Diego State, and Matthew … majoring in psychology at UNCG.