Sophomore Sam Tierney earns his first career first team All-America honor
2012-13 (Sophomore): Qualified for the NCAA Championships and placed 17th in the 200 fly and 19th in the 400 IM at the meet ... Broke Mizzou's 12-year-old 400 IM record, the oldest mark on the books, at NCAAs with a swim of 3:46.59 ... Also holds Mizzou's 200 fly mark (1:44.21) and ranks third in the 200 IM (1:46.15), sixth in the 100 fly (48.06) and seventh in the 200 free (1:38.11) ... His 200 fly record of 1:44.21 is almost three full seconds faster than the second time ... Took 12th in the 400 IM at the SEC Championships ... Won the 200 IM and 100 fly at the Show-Me Showdown ... Also claimed first-place honors in the 400 IM and 200 fly against Missouri State ... Finished first in the 200 fly, second in the 100 fly and third in the 400 IM at Georgia ... Was second in the 100 fly at the Mizzou Invite ... Placed second in the 400 IM and fourth in the 100 fly at Alabama.
2011-12 (Freshman): Concluded his season with a second-place finish in the 200 fly (1:46.35) at the Big 12 Championships ... Also finished fifth in the 400 IM at the meet ...Set a Drury pool record in the 200 fly (1:48.12) to claim top honors in the event ... Finished third in the 200 fly at the Southwest Plunge ... Also came in second in the 200 fly against Missouri State.
High School: Darragh continued the trend of Canadian swimmers attracted to the Missouri program, as he hails from Ontario, where he swam for the Oakville Aquatic Club. He was active in a variety of long course events, including 100 free (53.70), 100 fly and 200 fly (56.31 and 2:03.55), 100 back (59.91), 100 and 200 breast (1:06.06 and 2:21.92), and 200 and 400 IM (2:07.53 and 4:26.37). He also swam as a member of the 2010 Canadian North American Challenge Cup Team, and set the Canadian Age Group record in the 200 fly.
Personal: Son of Denise and Daniel Darragh... has one sibling, Madison (20)... plans to major in Business... would like to be an entrepreneur, marketer, and Olympic swimmer.