2010-11 (JUNIOR): Authored a pair of top-15 showings at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 17), placing eighth in the 100-yard breaststroke (58.35) and finishing 14th in the 200 breast (2:07.52) ... clocked a season-best time of 58.02 in the preliminaries of the 100 breast ... posted two more top-15 efforts at the ECAC Championships (Feb. 25), taking 12th in the 200 breast with a season-best clocking of 2:06.95 and placing 14th in the 100 breast with a time of 58.61 ... forged a pair of top-three finishes in Army's meet with Marist and Syracuse (Oct. 15), placing runner-up in the 200 breast (2:18.16) and taking third in the 100 breast (1:01.99) ... posted a pair of top-five finishes in his signature breaststroke events against Massachusetts (Oct. 23), Connecticut (Nov. 6) and Bucknell (Jan. 15) ... swam the 50-yard freestyle sporadically throughout the year ... clocked a time of 21.44 in that event at Patriots.
2009-10 (SOPHOMORE): Finished seventh in the 100 breaststroke with a season-best time of 58.64 at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 20) ... placed 11th in the 200 breast at the Patriots with a season-best time of 2:08.71 ... turned in a third-place showing in the 200 breast versus Massachusetts (Oct. 24) ... named to the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll with a 3.81 grade point average during the second semester.
2008-09 (FRESHMAN): Finished sixth in the 200 breaststroke with a personal-best 2:06.94 showing in the finals at the Patriot League Championships (Feb. 21) ... time was the second-fastest on the team for the year ... also finished seventh in the 100 breaststroke, logging a personal-record 57.68 in the prelims ... swam legs on the first-place 400 medley (3:26.41) and 200 free (1:24.27) relays that set plebe records against Lafayette and Colgate (Jan. 31) ... Patriot League Academic Honor Roll recipient with a 3.60 grade point average.
HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Three-year letterman at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School ... served as team captain as a senior ... also swam as a member of the Aqua Hoyas club squad for three years ... held the 50 freestyle record ... also qualified for Junior Nationals in the 100 breaststroke.
PERSONAL: Samuel Stephen Lough ... born Feb. 28, 1990 in Wyoming, Pa. ... son of Frederick Lough and Mary Mullin ... has two brothers and two sisters ... paternal grandfather Frederick Lough retired from the Army with the rank of Brigadier General ... father is currently a Lieutenant Colonel in the Army Reserves ... brother Frederick is a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army ... sister Margaret and brother James are currently cadets at West Point ... enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and snowboarding in his spare time ... majoring in Computer Science.