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Samantha Cheruk
Samantha  Cheruk

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Stamford, Conn.

High School:
Westhill

Height:
5-5

Event:
Free

Birthdate:
03/10/1997

Top Times:

50 Free - 23.77 (2/23/17 at the BIG EAST Championships)
100 Free - 51,43 (2/25/17 at the BIG EAST Championships)
50 Breast - 34.23 (10/24/15 at La Salle)
100 Breast - 1:06.60 (2015 Big Al)
200 Breast - 2:26.28 (2015 Big Al)

2016-17: Swam in three events at the BIG EAST Championships…Had a lifetime-best time of 23.77 in the 50-yard freestyle at the BIG EAST Championships…Also recorded a lifetime-best time in the 100-yard freestyle, touching the wall at 51.43…Improved her season-best time in the 100-yard backstroke, clocking in at 1:08.44…Primarily competed in the freestyle and breaststroke events during the season.

2015-16: Swam in 10 meets on the year...Primarily in the 50 free, 100 free, 100 and 200 breast...Holds the sixth best 100 breast time of the season at 1:06.60...Holds the best 10th best freestyle time of the season at 51.92 at the Big Al Open on Dec. 6, 2015. 

Westhill: 
Earned one varsity letter in swimming under head coach Rick Lewis…Connecticut scholar athlete, USA scholar athlete, and Scholastic All-American…Personal best high school times of 24.30 in the 50 free, 51.90 in 100 free, and 1:53.70 in the 200 free…National Honor Society, National Spanish Honors, Merit Scholar, and Wellesley Book Award.

Personal: Born March 10, 1997 in New York City…Daughter of Walt and Suzanne…Has a younger brother Noah…Environmental science major…Danced tap, jazz, and ballet for 15 years…She enjoys dancing in her free time…Chose to attend Villanova for its combination of academics and athletics.

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