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Sam Pearson
Sam Pearson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Faith Lutheran

Last College:
University of California-Berkeley

Event:
Backstroke


04/19/2013

Chokran Named MVP at Team's Annual Awards Banquet

Women's Swimmer Chokran Named Team MVP at Annual Awards Banquet

03/27/2013

Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

02/23/2013

Pair of Top-Four Finishers Solidify U-M's Sixth-Place Big Ten Finish

Women's Swimming & Diving Comes In Sixth Place at Big Tens

02/22/2013

Four Place in 'A' Finals, Relay Sets Record on Day Three of Big Tens

Four Women's Swimmers in 'A' Finals, Relay Sets Record at Big Tens

02/08/2013

U-M Celebrates Seniors with Victory over Toledo

Women's Swimming & Diving Celebrates Senior Night with Win

At Michigan ... Academic All-Big Ten (2012, 2013) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2011-13).

Prior to Michgan ... Transferred from the University of California-Berkeley prior to the start of the 2010-11 season.

Senior (2012-13) ...Academic All-Big Ten... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championship Meets ... Finished 37th in the 200-yard backstroke and 46th in the 100-yard backstroke at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 20-23) ... Regular Season ...Swam two events vs. Toledo (Feb. 8) ... swam six events over three days at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ...swam two events against Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ... swam three events against Minnesota (Oct. 5) ... swam three events vs. Wisconsin (Sept. 29).

Junior (2011-12) ... Academic All-Big Ten ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championship Meets ... Finished 22nd in the 200-yard backstroke, 33rd in the 100-yard backstroke, and 106th in the 50-yard freestyle at Big Ten Championships (Feb. 15-18) ... Regular Season ... third in the 200-yard backstroke and fifth in the 100-yard backstroke against Michigan State (Jan. 27) ... seventh in the 200-yard backstroke against Ohio State (Jan. 21) ... sixth in the 100-yard backstroke and eighth in the 200-yard backstroke against Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 14) ... seventh in the 100-yard backstroke and eighth in the 200-yard backstroke against Indiana (Jan. 7) ... third in the 200-yard backstroke, and 14th in the 100-yard backstroke at the Hawkeye Invitational (Dec. 2-4) ... seventh in the 100-meter backstroke and 200-yard backstroke against Florida/Stanford (Nov. 4-5) ... 12th in the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke vs. IU/Texas (Oct. 28) ... third in the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke against Toledo (Oct. 22) ... sixth in the 100-yard backstroke and 200-yard backstroke against Minnesota (Oct. 7-8).

Sophomore (2010-11) ... Championship Meets ... Finished 23rd in the 100- and 200-yard backstrokes at the 2011 Big Ten Championships (Feb. 16-19) ... Regular Season ... Swam both backstrokes against Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 15)... swam in three events at Indiana (Jan. 8)... swam three individual events against Stanford/Florida (Nov. 5-6)... swam the 100- and 200-yard backstrokes against Indiana/Texas (Oct. 29-30); also swam on all five relays... finished second in 100-yard backstroke and third in 200-yard backstroke against Toledo (Oct. 22)... swam in three events against Minnesota (Oct. 8).

High School... Faith Lutheran (2009)... four-time Nevada State Champion in the 100-yard backstroke... three-time USA Swimming All-American... three-time NISCA All-American... finalist in the 200-yard backstroke and also competed in the 100-yard backstroke at the 2007 ConocoPhillips USA Swimming Short-Course National Championships... set school records in the 50-, 100-, 200- and 500-freestyle and the 200-yard individual medley... Honor Roll.

NOTE: Top times below were at Michigan only; times prior to Michigan were unavailable

Event Time Date
50-yard Freestyle 24.74 11/30/12
100-yard Butterfly 1:03.37p 11/20/10
100-yard Backstroke 56.73 2/17/12
200-yard Backstroke 1:59.44 12/4/11

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