Sam Tierney
Sam Tierney

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plano, TX

High School:
Plano West Senior High

Position:
Free/Back/Breast


11/22/2014

Tiger Men Clinch Mizzou invite Title on Day Three

The men's team won six of seven events on Saturday

11/21/2014

Mizzou Men Break Three School Records on Day Two of Mizzou Invite

The Tigers set three school records and won five of seven events during day two competition

11/20/2014

Mizzou Men Off to Strong Start at Mizzou Invite

Tigers set two school records during first day action at the three-day meet

11/08/2014

Swimming and Diving Picks Up Three Dual Victories at Kentucky Quad Meet

The men's team earned its first Southeastern Conference victory of the 2014-15 campaign.

10/31/2014

Mizzou Swimming and Diving Completes Sweep of Missouri State

The women's team won 200-43 and the men's team won 189-54.

CAREER HONORS

• 2014 First Team All-American (200 medley relay; 400 medley relay)
• 2013 First Team All-American (100 breast)
• 2013 Honorable Mention All-American (200 breast; 200 medley relay)
2013-14 (JUNIOR)

• Stands as the most decorated male swimmer in program history with three first team and four honorable mention honors in his career
• Earned two first team and two honorable mention All-America honors at the 2014 NCAA Championships
• Earned finishes of fifth in the 100 breast and eighth in the 200 breast at the Championships
• Also placed 26th in the 200 IM at the meet
• Part of Missouri's ninth-place 200 medley relay and 12th-place 400 medley relay at NCAAs
• Mizzou's record holder in the 100 breast (52.07), 200 breast (1:53.42) and 200 IM (1:44.72) • Also ranks second in the 100 back (46.98) and sith in the 200 back (1:46.03)
• At the SEC Championships, took fifth in the 100 breast, ninth in the 200 breast and 14th in the 200 IM • Won a team high 17 event titles in 2013-14, including eight in the 200 breast, five in the 100 breast, three in the 100 back and one in the 200 IM
2012-13 (SOPHOMORE)

• Became only the second Mizzou male swimmer to earn first team All-America honors
• Also earned two All-America honorable mention honors at the NCAA Championships
• Placed seventh in the 100 breast and 10th in the 200 breast at NCAAs
• Was also a part of Mizzou's 11th-place 200 medley relay team at the NCAA Championships
• At the SEC Championships, took fourth in the 200 breast and seventh in the 100 breast
• Won the 100 back and 200 breast at Georgia
• Also placed first in the 200 breast and second in the 200 IM against Drury
• Took second in the 100 back and third in the 200 IM at the Show-Me Showdown
2011-12 (FRESHMAN)

• At the Big 12 Championships, placed fifth in the 100 breast (54.85) and 200 breast (1:58.92)
• Against Northwestern and Denver, claimed second in the 200 breast (2:01.88)
• Took third in the 100 breast (55.09) and 200 breast (1:59.04) at the Mizzou Invite
• Had another third-place finish against Minnesota in the 200 breast (2:04.50)
• Placed fourth in the 200 breast (2:07.03) against Kentucy and SIU
PRIOR TO MIZZOU

Plano West:
• Placed fourth in the 100 breast and seventh in the 50 free at the 2011 Class 5A State Championships
• Helped Plano West claim the 2011 district title as he finished first in the 50 free and 100 back
• Started swimming competitively when he was 16 years old

Swim Club: City of Plano Swimmers

PERSONAL

• Son of Anne and Bob Tierney
• Father swam at USC
• Has one sister, Megan
• Majoring in Finance
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