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Samuel Jardine
Position: Distance Freestyle
Height: 6'4"
Class: Sophomore
Experience: 2 Letters
City/State: Claremont, Calif.
High School: Claremont HS
Major: Petroleum Engineering
Born: 12/08/1992
Samuel Jardine Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 04/24/2013

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012-13)
A mid-range and distance freestyle contributor during his second season as a Tiger … Swam his career low in the 100 free (47.15) at the SEC Championships … Posted his season best in the 500 free after swimming a time of 4:39.88 at the Phil Hansel midseason invitational … Swam the second leg of the team’s 800 free relay (6:55.71) at the Phil Hansel Invite …Took 16th in the 100 free (47.82) at the midseason meet … Came in fourth in the 500 free (4:49.20) in a road win over SMU … Finished fifth in the 500 free (4:50.56) against Auburn … Posted a pair of fifth place swims in the 200 free (1:43.10) and 500 free (4:44.36) in a victory over Alabama … Earned his second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011-12)
Displayed growth during his rookie campaign in distance freestyle events … Competed in every dual meet dual and in the Tennessee Invitational … Finished 11th in the 1650 free with a career best time of 16:14.21 at the Tennessee Invitational … Registered a 200 free career low mark of 1:43.54 and a 500 free career low mark of 4:37.66 against Texas A&M … Scored two points in the 500 free and 1000 free against Florida … Earned his first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
Gifted freestyler who swam for the Baseline League championship team in 2010 … League MVP who holds the league record in the 200 free and high school records in the 200 and 500 free … Also a Junior National qualifier … Brings in top times of 1:39.82, 4:32.01 and 16:12.48 in the 200, 500 and 1650 freestyle, respectively … Coached by Michael Wong.

PERSONAL
Born Dec. 8, 1992, in Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand … Parents are Andrew Jardine and Jenny Darroch … Has one younger brother, Ben … Plans to major in petroleum engineering.

SAMUEL’S TOP TIMES
100 freestyle, 47.15, 2013 SEC Championships
200 freestyle, 1:43.54, 2012 vs. Texas A&M
500 freestyle, 4:37.66, 2012 vs. Texas A&M

SAMUEL’S TOP 2012-13 TIMES
100 freestyle, 47.15, SEC Championships
500 freestyle, 4:39.88, Phil Hansel Invite (11/15)

 

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