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Sam Holtzman
  • Freshman
  • Freestyle/Breaststroke
  • Miami, Fla. (Palmetto)

Career Best Times
Short Course (Yards)

50 free - 21.57 (FS Sp. Champ., 2004)
100 free - 47.08p (FS Sp. Champ., 2004)
100 breast - 58.05 (FS Sp. Champ., 2004)
200 breast - 2:08.10 (FS Sp. Champ., 2004)

At Florida:
2003-04:
Swam on 400 FR team (3:13.30) and 400 MR team (3:34.93) that were exhibitioned vs. Kentucky (1/3/04) ... Member of 400 FR team (3:14.51) that placed fifth and 400 MR team (3:37.04) that was sixth vs. Florida State (11/11/03) ... Fifth in 50 free (22.23) at Florida Invitational (10/18/03).

High School: Won the 100 breast (1:00.20) at the 2002 Florida state meet and finished second in the 100 free (46.76) ... Was captain as well as team MVP ... Coached in high school by Colin Bullock ... Graduated 87th in his senior class of nearly 750 students ... Also participated in orchestra and Omega honors chorus.

Club: Competed for Swim Gym ... Coached by Robert Strauss.

Personal: Born Nov. 11, 1984 in Miami, Fla. ... Parents are Robert and Mary Jo Holtzman ... Has a younger brother, Leo ... Chose Florida because of its value and quality of education ... Also considered Miami, Fla., Tulane and Yale ... Plans on participating in the honors program at Florida ... Lists hobbies as playing the piano and music ... Future ambition is to find a career he truly enjoys.


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