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Samantha Cheruk
Samantha  Cheruk


Stamford, Conn.

High School:




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. 

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.