Men's Swimming

Sam Morgan
Sam Morgan

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Gainesville, Ga.

High School:
Gainesville

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Event:
IM/Distance Free



As a Freshman (2002-03): Made a huge impact on Tech?s distance freestyle events as a rookie, ranking second on the team in both the 500 and 1650 freestyle events ? Became the first Yellow Jacket freshman to qualify for the NCAA Championships ? Finished 18th in the 1650 free (15:15.46) and 39th in the 500 free (4:24.60) at NCAAs ? Helped Tech?s 800 freestyle relay set a new school record with a time of 6:36.12 at the conference championship ? Finished fifth with a NCAA ?B? qualifying mark of 4:24.60 in the 500 free at the ACC Championships ? Placed 10th at the ACC meet in the 400 individual medley (3:57.09) ? Finished 20th at U.S. Nationals in the 1500-meter free (16:07.99).

High School: Four-time letterwinner at Gainesville High School ? Georgia state champion in the 200 and 500 free as a sophomore ? Georgia swimming all-star from 1994-2002 ... Posted a senior national cut in the 1000 free in March 2002 ? Member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Samuel David Morgan ? Son of Bob Morgan and Polly Pitts ? Born Sept. 5, 1983, in Gainesville, Ga. ? Has one brother, Lyle ... Majoring in mechanical engineering ? Sister Gin swam at Cornell from 1998-2002.

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Morgan's Career Top Times
EVENTTIME
500 free 4:24.60
1000 free 9:11.19
1650 free15:12.95
400 IM3:57.09
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