UM alumnus and United States Olympian Sam Dorman, B.S.M.E. '15, teamed up with Michael Hixon to win a silver medal in the synchronized 3-meter springboard event on August 10 at the 2016 Olympic Games.
Dorman was among four UM alumni competing in this year's Olympic games. Racing for Trinidad & Tobago, alumna Felice Aisha Chow, B.S. '99, raced the women's single skulls and finished fourth in the rowing event; Murielle Ahoure, A.B. '11, representing her native Ivory Coast, competed in women's track & field 100- and 200-meter races; Canada's Alysha Newman, B.S.E.D. '16, competed in women's track & field pole vault event.