Samuel Solomon
Samuel Solomon
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Rockville, Md.
High School: Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School
Position: Diving
Major: Physics and Chemistry-Biology

Collegiate Best Scores
6 Dives on 1-Meter Board - 358.58
6 Dives on 3-Meter Board - 367.80
11 Dives on 1-Meter Board - 534.00
11 Dives on 3-Meter Board - 563.40

2018-19: Honorable Mention All-American (1-Meter Dive, 3-Meter Dive) ... NCAA Qualifier ... NCAA Division III Northeast-North Diving Regional Qualifier ... CSCAA Scholar All-American ... NEWMAC Academic All-Conference ... at the NCAA Championship, finished 10th on the 3-meter board (489.55) and 15th on the 1-meter board (410.75) ... at the NCAA Diving Regional, finished fourth on the 1-meter board (467.05) and fifth on the 3-meter board (512.05) ... at the NEWMAC Championship, finished third on both boards with scores of 533.75 (1-meter) and 516.35 (3-meter) ... at the Invite, produced scores of 517.80 (1-meter) and 546.05 (3-meter) ... finished first four times on the 1-meter board in regular season dual meets.

2017-18:
CoSIDA Academic All-American … CoSIDA Academic All-District … Honorable Mention All-American (1-Meter Dive, 3-Meter Dive) … NCAA Qualifier … NCAA Division III Northeast-North Diving Regional Qualifier … NEWMAC Men’s Diver of the Year … NEWMAC Champion (1-Meter Dive, 3-Meter Dive) … CSCAA Scholar All-American … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … NEWMAC Men’s Diver of the Week (11/20, 1/22) … broke the MIT program record 11 dive record on the 3-meter board when he scored 563.40 points at the 2018 NEWMAC Championship … at the 2018 NCAA Division III National Championship, placed tenth on the 3-meter board with a score of 474.90 and 12th on the 1-meter board with a score of 440.95 … at the NCAA Division III Northeast-North Diving Regionals, placed fourth on the 1-meter board with a score of 474.35 and ninth on the 3-meter board with a score of 445.50 … at the NEWMAC Championship, swept both boards with scores of 486.60 on the 1-meter board and 563.40 on the 3-meter board … during the regular season, swept both boards four times including against Brown, WPI/Bowdoin, Boston College and Amherst.

2016-17:
Honorable Mention All-American (1-Meter Dive, 3-Meter Dive) … NCAA Division III Northeast-North Diving Regional Qualifier … NEWMAC Champion (1-Meter Dive, 3-Meter Dive) … NEWMAC Men’s Diver of the Year … CSCAA Scholar All-American … NEWMAC Men’s Diver of the Week (11/7, 11/14, 11/21, 12/5, 1/9, 1/23, 1/30) … broke the MIT program 11 dive record in both disciplines as he totaled personal best scores of 534.00 on the 1-meter board and 541.90 on the 3-meter board both of which came at the NEWMAC Championship where he was named as the league’s Diver of the Year for sweeping both boards … at the NCAA Division III Championship, closed his rookie campaign with an 11th place finish on the 1-meter board (439.25) and 12th place finish on the 3-meter board (463.05) as he earned Honorable Mention All-America honors on both boards … at the NCAA Division III Northeast-North Diving Regional, he qualified for his first NCAA trip as he took third on the 1-meter board (498.45) and fourth on the 3-meter board (526.05) … at the MIT Winter Invitational, claimed third place in both disciplines … during regular season dual meets came in first place 11 times including twice against Springfield, Coast Guard, Williams and Amherst.

Out of the Pool at MIT: Majoring in physics and chemistry-biology with a minor in nuclear engineering and a concentration in anthropology … UROP at the Plasma Science and Fusion Center and the Langer Lab … Secretary and Treasurer of the Marine Robotics Club … intern at NIH ... was a biochemistry intern at the ORNL ... Gut research in the MIT NEET program ... TA for multivariale calculus.

High School: A 2016 graduate of Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School … Dean’s List … 2013 Montgomery County Champions … Tanakh Award … Math Team Award … Mock Trial Award … also competed for the Montgomery Dive Club … also did artistic gymnastics and trampoline/tumbling in high school …. 2013 Alternate member for the USA Junior Boys’ Gymnastics Team at the 19th World Maccabiah Games in Israel … 2013 Qualifier for the Junior Olympic Gymnastics National Championships … 2013 Qualifier for the USA T&T J.O. National Championships … 2014 Age Group Regional Champion Level 10 Double Mini-Trampoline … 2014 Age Group Regional Champion Level 9 Tumbling … 2014 Member of the Region 6 T&T Regional All-Start Team that went to the National Championship … placed second in the Double Mini and third in tumbling at the USA Gymnastics National Championship in 2014 … 2015 USA Diving Zone B Championship Qualifier and 2016 USA Diving Zone A Championship Qualifier in 1-meter, 3-meter and platform diving … 2016 Qualifier for the USA Diving National Championship on the 1-meter board … Mock Trial … Book Club … Math Team Participant.