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Sam Magnan

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Position
Freshman
Class
Bethlehem, Pa.
Hometown
Freedom
High School

All-ACC
2016:
1,650 Free

Virginia Career Bests
200 Free:
1:35.78
500 Free: 4:14.55 (4th all-time at UVA)
1,000 Free: 9:09.77
1,650 Free: 14:50.70 (5th all-time at UVA
400 IM: 4:06.03

2018-19
• Advanced to the NCAA Championships, finishing 17th in the 500 free and 21st in the mile 
• Placed sixth in the mile, eighth in the 500 free and 22nd in the 200 free at the ACC Championships 
• Recorded the fourth-best time in school history in the 500 free (4:14.55) and the fifth best time in the mile (14:50.70) at the NCAA Championships 
• Finished 12th in the mile and 21st in the 500 free at the UGA Fall Invitational 
• VaSID second-team All-State honoree 

2017-18
• Finished 18th in the 500-yard freestyle, 24th in the 1650-yard freestyle  and 38th in the 200-yard freestyle at the NCAA Championships 
• Placed fifth at the ACC Championships in the 500-yard freestyle in addition to finishing fifth in the 1650-yard freestyle and 12th in the 200-yard freestyle 
• Ranks fourth all-time at UVA in the 500-yard freestyle and sixth in the 1,650-yard freestyle 
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll 

2016-17
• Finished seventh in the 500-yard freestyle, 15th in the 1650-yard freestyle and 21st in the 200-yard freestyle at the ACC Championships 
• Finished third in the 1650-yard freestyle, fifth in the 500 yard freestyle and 13th in the 200-yard freestyle at the UGA Fall Invite 
• Won the 1000-yard freestyle against UNC, Duke, Pitt and Virginia Tech and the 500-yard freetyle against Virginia Tech and Pitt 

2015-16
• Earned All-ACC honors with a third-place finish in the 1,650-yard freestyle with a season-best 15:06.45 at ACC Championships
• Also placed seventh in the 500 free at ACCs
• Set a season-best 200 free (1:38.50) at ACCs
• Posted a season-est 500 free (4:19.70) at UGA Fall Invitational

Background
• Junior National champion in 1,500m free
• United States Junior National Team member
• NISCA/Speedo High School All-American
• USA Scholastic All-American

Personal
• Son of Pamela and Mike Magnan
• Has two older siblings, Jake and Molly
• Sister, Molly, swims at Vermont
• Brother, Jake, swam at Delaware