University of Iowa Athletics

Samuel Wright

Height 5-9
Class Fr.
Hometown Lafayette, Colo.
High School Fairview
Samuel Wright - Men's Gymnastics - University of Iowa Athletics

2012 – Competed in all ten meets with action on floor exercise and high bar… scored season best 14.200 on floor exercise to place tied for sixth at Oklahoma… scored season best 14.100 on high bar at Illinois to place tied for fourth… had nine top-10 finishes… letterwinner.

2011 – Qualified to NCAA Championships on horizontal bar…placed 16th at NCAA Qualifier on HB with 14.350…scored 14.200 to place 25th on first day of NCAA Championships…competed in ten meets on the season with action in three events…placed first against Nebraska on horizontal bar (14.300) for first career top finish…placed third at Nebraska & Minnesota on horizontal bar…placed fifth at Illinois on horizontal bar…placed 18th on horizontal bar on first day of Big Ten Championships.

High School – Four-time academic all-American… named to regional team sophomore year… team captain sophomore and senior year… led high school team to third place state finish in 2008… lead high school team to ninth place state finish in 2009… graduated with a 4.37 GPA.

Personal – Born January 1, 1992… son of John and Beth Wright… has one brother… nursing major.