Samuel Bates Athlete Profile

Samuel Bates

Position: Distance Height: 6-2 Weight: 150 Roster Years: 2008-2009 | 2010-2013 Hometown: Logan, UT Last School: Logan High School

Personal

  • Parents are Brian and Yolanda Bates
  • Siblings are Daniel, Dominique and Timothy
  • Team captain on high school water polo team
  • Recruited by Air Force

Before BYU

  • Lettered in swimming all four years at Logan High School (2004-07)
  • Utah high school 3A state champion in the 100 freestyle his senior year
  • Region 11 champion in the 100, 200 and 300 free
  • Part of high school 400 free relay team that took first in the state championship


2010-2011 | Sophomore Year

  • Competed in all seven dual meets for the Cougars
  • Placed 13th in the 200 free, 14th in the 500 free and 14th in the 1650 free at the MWCC
  • Ranked 16th in the 1650 free, 17th in the 200 free and 18th in the 500 free in the conference
  • Ranked fourth for the Cougars in the 200 free, 1000 free and 1650 free
  • Ranked fifth in the 500 free for the team

2011-2012 | Junior Year

  • Competed in seven dual meets on the season
  • All-Conference MPSF selection
  • Ranked first on Cougars in the 1650 Free (15:46.24), second in the 1000 Free (9:32.67) and 500 Free (4:30.87), third in the 200 Free (1:39.72) and fifth in the 100 Free (46.30)
  • Ranked seventh in the conference in the 1650 Free, eleventh in the 200 Free and twelfth in the 500 Free 

2012-2013 | Senior Year

  • Competed in eight dual meets for the Cougars
  • Ranked second on the teamin the 1000 Free (9:49.22), fourth in the 200 Free (1:39.30), fourth in the 500 Free (4:29.65) and fourth in the 1650 Free (15:59.97)
  • At MPSF Championship meet, placed fifth in 800 Free Relay (6:34.53), 14th in 200 Free (1:40.07), 16th in 500 Free (4:35.04) and 18th in 1650 Free (15:59.97)