On the last day of the meet, the team compiled 10 lifetime best times
The team also had 12 lifetime bests on the first day of competition at the 24th Annual Speedo Winter Championships
Florida Atlantic Student-Athletes Excel Academically
The Owls took 15 top-five finishes throughout the day.
Eight student-athletes were named to the president's list after earning a perfect 4.0 GPA for fall 2012.
Sophomore (2013-14): Had a career best time in the 100 breaststroke (1:09.49).
Freshman (2012-13): Competed on the 200 yard medley relay team finishing in fifth against FGCU (2:01.12)...set personal best at FAU in the 100 yard free (53.35) and the 500 yard free (5:16.65)...finished the 100 yard breaststroke in 1:10.98 for FAU's fourth best time of the season...received academic honors for the fall 2012 and spring 2013 semesters.
High School: Swam for coach Shannon Dunworth...was a member of the 2008, 2009 and 2010 Division 2 Girls' MHSAA swimming state championship team and a member of the 2011 Division 1 Girls' state champs...was the 2010 Catholic League champion in the 100 freestyle, and was awarded All-Catholic that season...team was also Catholic League champions, and Oakland County champions, every year from 2008-2011...recepient of "Most Determined" award...member of both the National Honor Society and Science Club...four-year varsity letterwinner.
Personal: Marine biology major...born in Detroit...daughter of Carl and Monica Jackson...has an uncle that was a World Champion in the bench press...aspires to be a marine biologist, studying sharks..likes reading and drawing.