John Sampson

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Player profile

  • Year Sophomore
  • Height 6-0
  • Hometown Bellbrook, Ohio
  • Last School Bellbrook HS
  • Club Team Dayton Raiders

Career Bests

Career Honors

  • Academic All-Big Ten (2020)
  • Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2019, 2020)

2019-20 (Sophomore)

  • Won the 500 Free vs. Michigan in mid-January
  • Set personal bests throughout the season in the 100 Free, 200 Free, 500 Free, 1,000 Free and 1,650 Free

2018-19 (Freshman)

  • Won the 200 Back and the 200 Fly at the Ohio State Winter Invite, setting new personal records of 1:45.49 in the 200 Back, 1:50.90 in the 200 Fly and also in the 500 Free at 4:29.75
  • Finished fifth in the 200 Back (1:47.43) at the Shamrock Invitational; also posted a new personal best in the 400 IM with a time of 4:00.60
  • Placed 13th in the 200 Back with a time of 1:48.21 at the Ohio State Invitational
  • Opened his career as a Buckeye with a fourth-place finish in the 200 Back (1:51.61) vs. Alabama
  • No. 3 on the team in the 200 Back

Prior to Ohio State

  • Swam for Bellbrook High School and the Dayton Raiders
  • Two-time State Champion (100 Back, Relay)
  • Three-time Scholastic All-American