Sam Childress
Sam Childress
Height: 6-2
Weight: 180
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Springfield, Ill.
High School: Glenwood

2017-18:  Two-year letterwinner for the Generals.

2016-17: Swam his best times of the season at the ODAC Championships (2/10-12) in the 100-yard free (22.71), 200-yard free (1:42.95) and 500-yard free (4:43.15).

2015-16: Earned ODAC Rookie of the Year and First Team All-ODAC honors after a first-place finish and meet record time in the 500 free (4:42.46) at the ODAC Championships (2/12-14) … placed second at ODAC's in the 200 free with a time of 1:43.65 and was part of the 800 free relay team that won the event in 7:00.71.

High School: Earned four varsity letters in swimming at Glenwood High School … was a two-year IHSA State Qualifier and YMCA Nationals Qualifier … also a three-year YMCA State/District Qualifier … was named CS8 Swimmer of the Year … a three-year CS8 All-Academic Team and two-year CS8 All-Conference Team honoree … is an Eagle Scout … was also a member of National Honor Society and Key Club.

Personal: Member of 24 and Traveller … also serves as a tutor at Waddell Elementary School … politics major.