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     Sam Ciochon
    Sam Ciochon

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    West Bend (Wis.)

    Event:
    Mid-Distance


    2009-2010: Started the season with a 2:10.10 effort in the 200 back and a 2:26.50 effort in the 200 breast at home

    2008-2009:Did not compete.

    2007-2008:Placed fifth in the "B" final of the 200 IM and 11th in the 200 breaststroke at the Horizon League Championships...set a season-best time in the 200 breaststroke (2:19.49) with a runner-up finish at Cleveland State...took first place in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.10), earned third place in the 200 free (1:48.92) and fifth in the 500 free (5:03.52) against Valparaiso...finished fourth in the 200 breaststroke at Green Bay...placed fourth in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.11) against Western Illinois...one of the top non-qualifiers in the 100 breaststroke at the Miami Invitational, clocking a prelim time of 1:04.62...also swam the 400 IM in 4:26.83...took third in the 200 IM (2:01.82) and sixth in the 200 backstroke (2:07.31) at Saint Louis...shaved off ten seconds off his prior best in the 400 IM against Milwaukee and North Dakota, claiming fifth place with a 4:19.91 effort...also competed in the 100 backstroke with a 57.95 showing...finished fourth in the 100 backstroke (58.80) against Northwestern...placed 7th in the 200 IM against Wright State with a time of 2:02.51...came back the next day with a 4:29.41 400 IM...opened the season with a 59.37 100 back at Eastern Illinois. Prep/Personal: Four-year letterwinner at West Bend High...three-time state qualifier...two-time First Team Wisconsin Little 10 Conference...led his team in points scored during three seasons...swam for Ozaukee Aquatics for two years...born June 25, 1988...son of Richard Ciochon and Wanitta Charnon...majoring in business. Career Bests

    Event Time Date
    200-yard IM 1:57.54 02-21-08
    100-yard breaststroke 1:04.10 01-26-08
    200-yard breaststroke 2:16.56 02-23-08