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.