Samantha Drechsel


COUNTRY: United States


HEIGHT: 193 cm


CURRENT CLUB: Signed 23-24

PREVIOUS CLUB: Pays D’Aix Venelles, France A1(22-23)


Samantha Drechsel is an American opposite (pos.2) playing the 22-23 season for Pays D’Aix Venelles in France A1. She played the season prior in Switzerland where she won the Swiss Championship with NUC Volleyball (21/22). Samantha finished her college career as one of the most winningest players ever to play for the University of Washington. She led her team to the top 16 of the NCAA in all four years that she played at the university. She was recognized as one of the top players in the country earning AVCA First Team All-American honors in 2020. She was also named to the AVCA All-Region team (2021, 2020, 2019 HM) and the All Pac-12 Conference team (2021, 2020, 2019 HM).


2021/2022 Swiss Championship – NUC Volleyball

2021 AVCA All-America Second Team

2021 AVCA All-Region Team

2021 All-Pac-12 Team

2020 AVCA All-America First Team

2020 AVCA All-Region Team

2020 All-Pac-12 Team

2019 All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention

2019 AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention

2019 Summer USA Collegiate National Training Team

PAVVB vs. Cannes – 29.01.23 – #9 Dark Shirt

2022 Highlights Sam Drechsel

Venelles vs. TFOC – 2023.02.05 – #9 White Shirt

Venelles vs. Cannes – #9 White Shirt

NUC vs. Dudingen

Pos.2 #9 Orange Shirt

NUC vs. Sm’Aesch Pfeffingen 

Pos.2 #9 Orange Shirt

Washington vs. Texas – NCAA tournament Fall 2021

#9 Purple Shirt

Washington vs. Oregon –  Fall 2021

#9 White Shirt

Washington vs. Stanford –  Fall 2021

#9 Purple Shirt