Sam Wicks
Sam Wicks


Anchorage, Alaska

High School:
East Anchorage HS


Freshman (2012-13): Scored in three individual events and was a member of three scoring relays at 2013 Mountain West Championships...broke school record in prelims of 100 back at conference meet, finished fifth in finals and earned NCAA `B' cut...placed 10th in 50 free and 12th in 100 free...anchored 200 medley relay (third place), 200 free relay (fifth place) and 400 free relay (third place)...also anchored school-record 200 medley relay during time trial at conference meet...finished the season ranked No. 80 in the NCAA in 100 back...set Boise State freshman record in 50 free (previous mark a tie between All-Americans Amber Boucher and Stephanie North)...scored in 50 free, 100 free and 100 back at Missouri Invite...picked up first-career win at Denver (Jan. 25) in 50 free...added win in 100 back at Colorado State (Jan. 26)...runner up four times during duels: 100 free against BYU (Dec. 15); 50 free and 100 back against Wyoming (Jan. 19); 100 free at Denver (Jan. 25)...emerged as Boise State's anchor leg on relays during second half of season...among all-time top-10 individuals in five events...set lifetime bests in 50 free, 100 free, 100 back, 100 fly and 200 IM.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at East Anchorage High School under coach Cliff state champion, including three individual titles in the 100-yard a senior won 100 backstroke in 54.78 to shatter own state record (previously 56.61) and an automatic All-America time...clocked All-America consideration times in 50- and 200-yard freestyle at state meet as a senior...time in 50 freestyle came leading off East's state-champion 200-yard freestyle relay team...won two regional championships each of her four captain as a senior...also competed for Northern Lights Swim Club under coach Ben Kitchen...three-time Alaska Female Swimmer of the Year on the club circuit...state-record holder in 100-meter backstroke short and long course...finished fifth at 2011 Western Senior Sectionals...competed at 2011 Summer Nationals and 2011 Winter Nationals...USA Swimming Scholastic All-American...graduated summa cum laude and member of the National Honors Society.