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    Sam Adams
    Sam Adams

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Mission Viejo, Calif.

    High School:
    Mission Viejo

    Height:
    5-6

    Event:
    Diving

    Birthdate:
    06/06/1994

    04/11/2013

    That Makes 10

    USC Diving Coach Hongping Li earns his fifth straight, and 10th overall, Pac-12 Women's Diving Coach of the Year honor.

    03/19/2013

    No. 1 USC In Indy To Do Some Laps At NCAA Championships

    Senior Haley Anderson, defending champ in 500 free, leads strong Trojan contingent.

    03/16/2013

    Ishimatsu Hits Perfect 10 En Route To NCAA Zone Platform Win

    Sophomore claims second win of event thanks in part to first career perfectly scored dive.

    03/15/2013

    Ishimatsu Wins 1M At Zones, Earns NCAA Berth

    Sophomore Squeaks Out Victory by half of a point.

    03/14/2013

    Adams Leads USC On 1M At Zone E Championships

    Freshman finishes seventh, angling for berth at NCAAs

    THIS SEASON: Junior Sam Adams is one of the conference's top divers with five Pac-12 final appearances to her credit. A platform specialist improving on springboard, she is seeking her first NCAA Championships berth.

    2014: Adams was a three-time Pac-12 finalist as a 2014 sophomore, finishing a career-best third on 3-meter (337.70) while taking fifth on both 1-meter (305.05) and platform (264.50), also career highs as well ... Adams was a two-time finalist at the 2014 Zone E Championships, taking eighth on platform (467.55) and 18th on 3-meter (536.80) ... She was a 2014 Pac-12 All-Academic second team pick with a 3.62 GPA in communications ... At the 2013 USA Diving Winter National Championships, she was 19th on platform in prelims (204.20).

    2013: Adams was a reliable dual-meet scorer as a 2013 freshman and a two-time Pac-12 finalist, finishing seventh on platform (237.95) and eighth on 3-meter (283.55). She was also 18th on 1-meter (269.55) ... At the Zone E Championships, Adams was seventh on 3-meter (605.45) and eighth on platform (473.50) ... Adams earned CSCAA Scholar All-American honorable mention honors.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Adams prepped at Mission Viejo (Calif.) High ... She competed at the 2012 Junior National Diving Championships, taking 42nd on 3-meter and 18th on 3-meter synchro. She was 50th at the 2012 USA Diving Winter Nationals ... Adams was first at the 2012 USA Diving Summer Junior Region 9 Championships on 1-meter and third in it in 2011 ... She placed fifth in the 16-18 division of the 2011 USA Diving Spring Junior West Championships and was third on 1-meter at the 2011 CIF Southern Section Division final. She was fourth at CIF in 2010 and seventh in 2009.

    CLUB/COACH: Mission Viejo Nadadores.

    PERSONAL: She was born on June 20, 1994 and is a communication major.