Sam Tierney
Sam Tierney


Plano, TX

High School:
Plano West Senior High



Tiger Men Clinch Mizzou invite Title on Day Three

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


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


Mizzou Men Off to Strong Start at Mizzou Invite

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


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.


Mizzou Swimming and Diving Completes Sweep of Missouri State

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


• 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

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


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