Name: Samantha Pickens
Sport: Diving
Height: 5' 0”
DOB: 7/4/1991
Hometown: Murrysville, Pa.
College: University of Arizona
Team/Club: COM Aquatics
Coach(es): Omar Ojeda
World Championship Experience
  • 2015: 1-meter (Tie, 16th)
  • 2013: Synchronized 3-meter (7th); 1-meter (14th)
Other Career Highlights
  • 2022 US Open Champion, 1-meter; 3-meter
  • 2014 National Champion, 1-meter
Personal: Samantha is the daughter of Jack and Debra Pickens and she has an older brother, David...Samantha began diving when she was 13...Her favorite dive is 5152B on 3M and 303B on 1M....Samantha majored in psychology at the University of Arizona...Away from the pool, she enjoys hiking, arts and crafts, and reading,...She also loves playing with big dogs