2015 Camps
Princeton M. Swimming & Diving BIO
 Sam Smiddy

­At Princeton — 2013-14: won the Ivy League Championship in the 400 IM in 3:47.33; that time is the second-fastest in Princeton history … placed sixth in his first Championships final, the 500 (4:25.45), as well as in the mile (15:20.74) … posted Top-2 Princeton times in all three distance events (1000: 9:20.31) and the 400 IM … recipient of the William B. Nash Memorial Trophy for outstanding performance and sportsmanship as a freshman.

Quick Facts: 2012 Olympic Trials Qualifier (200 IM/400 IM) … World Championship Trials Qualifier (200 IM/400 IM/400 Free) … Florida State 3A champion (100 Fly and 200 IM) … USA Swimming Junior National Finalist

200 IM: 1:50.75  
400 IM: 3:55.02
200 Free: 1:40.99
500 Free: 4:31.20
1000 Free: 9:20.62
100 Fly: 50.13
200 Fly: 1:50.26  
Why Princeton: Princeton was the perfect fit because of its outstanding academics and its great swim team.

Orr on Smiddy

“Sam’s versatility will be a big asset to us next year. Traditionally he has focused on the long course season, so we are excited to see what he can accomplish during a full short course season at Princeton. He is a 2012 Olympic Trials qualifier in the 200/400 IM. He will have some strong upperclassmen to race each day at practice which will help him in his development.”

Position: Fly/Free/IM
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Home School