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Biography - Sam Jones, MI

2021-22 Team USA ranking: No. 1 at 63 kg/139 lbs.

Years on Team USA: 2 (2019-20, 2021-22)

Residence: Marquette, Michigan

Club: New York Athletic Club

College: Northern Michigan

Regional Training Center: NMU-OTS

High School: Homeschooled (Folsom, Louisiana)

Born: November 9, 1993

Past Age-Group World Teams

2014 University Worlds (Third at 59 kg)

Career Highlights:

*2021 Senior World team member

*2021 Senior World Team Trials champion

*2014 University World bronze medalist

*2019 Dave Schultz Memorial champion

*Third at 2016 Pan American Championship

Career Biography:

2021: Senior World Team member… World Team Trials champion… Third in Olympic Team Trials Challenge Tournament… 5th at Matteo Pellicone… 17th at Senior Worlds…

2019: Dave Schultz Memorial champion… Runner-up at Senior Nationals… Runner-up at World Team Trials Challenge Tournament… Runner-up at U.S. Open… Third at Bill Farrell International… Seventh at Thor Masters…

2018: Runner-up at U.S. Open… Fourth at Bill Farrell International…

2017: Runner-up at Dave Schultz Memorial… Third at University Nationals…Fourth at Dave Schultz Memorial…Eighth at Grand Prix of Zagreb… Tenth at Thor Masters…

2016: Runner-up at Dave Schultz Memorial… Third at Pan American Championships… Third at Bill Farrell International… Third at Senior Nationals…

2015: University Nationals Champion… Fourth at Bill Farrell International

2014: Third at World University Championship… Fourth at Bill Farrell International… Seventh at Oleg Karavaev Memorial…

USA Age-Group: Silver medalist at 2010 Cadet Pan American Championships