Sam Hoekstra
Sam Hoekstra

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Grandville, Mich.

High School:
Grandville

Event:
Freestyle


At Michigan ... 2010 Honorable Mention All-American (200-yard freestyle relay).

Freshman (2009-10) ... Earned first varsity letter ... Championship Meets ... Made NCAA Championships debut, helping the 200-yard freestyle relay to a 12th-place finish (March 26) ... Also placed 45th in the 50-yard freestyle (20.19) at NCAAs (March 26) ... Helped the 200-yard freestyle relay team to a third-place finish (1:18.54) at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 24-27) ... Finished 10th in the 50-yard freestyle (20.19) and 19th in the 100-yard freestyle (45.39 finals, 44.81 prelims) at the Big Ten Championships ... Regular Season ... Placed eighth in the 100-meter freestyle (52.72) at the Long Course Invitational (Dec. 6) ... Took fifth in 50-yard freestyle (21.66), 11th in the 100-yard freestyle (46.44) and 15th in the 200-yard freestyle at the TYR Invitational (Nov. 20-22) ... Was also part of runner-up 400-yard medley relay team (3:23.78) and the third-place 200-yard medley relay (1:31.62), 200-yard freestyle relay (1:23.22) and 400-yard freestyle relay (3:02.62) teams at the TYR ... Won the 50-yard freestyle (21.03) against Oakland (Nov. 13) ... Placed fourth in the 50-yard freestyle (21.17) and was a member of runner-up 200-yard medley relay (1:32.44) against Toronto (Oct. 23).

Prep ... Grandville High School (2009) ... National Honor Society ... Four-year Honor Roll .... Four-year varsity letterwinner ... 100 freestyle record holder ... D-1 Michigan Swimmer of the Year ... 13-time All-America selection ... Four-time all-conference and all-state selection ... Also played four years of water polo, two years of baseball and one year of track and field ... Three-time all-state and two-time All-America in water polo ... Considered top goalie in Michigan.

Personal ... Enrolled in the School of Kinesiology ... Birthday is October 28, 1990.