Ethen Sampson

Ethen Sampson
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Defender
  • Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  • 5' 10"
  • 165 lbs.
  • 12-28-1993
  • Mitchell's Plain, South Africa

HOW ACQUIRED: Signed to a Homegrown contract on March 6, 2014

Sampson joins Vancouver’s MLS roster after spending a year with the club’s U-23 team, with whom he started six of his seven appearances in the United Soccer Leagues (USL) Premier Development League (PDL).

During that time, the 5-foot-10, 165-pound right back also trained with the first team on a regular basis and started each of his seven appearances in the MLS Reserve League. More recently, Sampson appeared in five of Whitecaps FC’s six MLS preseason matches.

Before joining Whitecaps FC on a trial in October 2012, Sampson enjoyed a successful four-year stint with South African club ASD Cape Town – an elite soccer school in the Western Cape. Sampson helped ASD Cape Town win the U-17 Engen Tournament in 2010 and finish as the runner-up at the National U-19 Metropolitan Cup in 2011.

The Mitchell's Plain, South Africa, native was also recognized individually in both those competitions, as he was named the top defender at the U-17 Engen Tournament and the top player at the Metropolitan Cup the following year. Also of note, Sampson was unanimously voted as club captain at the age of 15 after just a month at the school. He was the second youngest player on the team.

Internationally, Sampson earned a call-up to a South African U-20 national team training camp in 2011.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Totals 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Vancouver Whitecaps FC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
8/23/2014 VAN @ LA L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/16/2014 VAN @ CHV T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/10/2014 KC @ VAN W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2014 VAN @ CHI T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/27/2014 DAL @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/19/2014 VAN @ RSL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2014 VAN @ TOR T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/12/2014 CHV @ VAN L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/5/2014 SEA @ VAN W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/28/2014 VAN @ COL L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2014 MTL @ VAN T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/7/2014 VAN @ PHI T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2014 VAN @ POR W 4-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/24/2014 SEA @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/10/2014 VAN @ CLB W 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/3/2014 SJ @ VAN W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 VAN @ RSL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 LA @ VAN T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 VAN @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 COL @ VAN L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 HOU @ VAN W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 VAN @ NE T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2014 VAN @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/8/2014 NY @ VAN W 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves