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Jennifer Marrkand
Jennifer  Marrkand


Westford, Mass.

High School:
Westford Academy



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The Cavaliers finished with the fifth fastest time in 800 free relay


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National meet to be held in Atlanta March 16-19


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Virginia's Busch, Marrkand Earn Year-End ACC Swimming Honors

Duo helped Cavaliers win eighth-consecutive conference title

All-American (8)
2017: 200 Butterfly, 800 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay (HM) 
800 Free Relay, 200 Back (HM), 200 IM (HM)
200 Back (HM), 400 Medley Relay

ACC Champion
2017: 800 Free Relay 

All-ACC (4) 
2017: 800 Free Relay, 200 IM, 1650 Free 
200 Fly

Virginia Career Bests
200 Free:
1:45.11 (5th all-time at UVA)
100 Back:
 52.95 (8th all-time at UVA) 
200 Back: 1:52.41 (4th all-time at UVA)
100 Fly: 52.48 (4th all-time at UVA)
200 Fly: 1:53.15 (2nd all-time at UVA)
200 IM: 1:55.90 (2nd all-time at UVA)
400 IM: 4:09.94 (6th all-time at UVA)

• Finished third at the NCAA Championships in the 200-yard buttefly 
• Placed fifth with the 800-yard freestyle relay and 12th with the 400-yard medley relay 
• All-America honoree in the 200-yard butterfly and the 800-yard freestyle relay 
• All-America honorable mentions honoree in the 400-yard medley relay 
• Three-time All-ACC honoree with a first place finish in the 800-yard freestyle relay and a third place finishes in the 200-yard individual medley and 200-yard butterfly 
• Recorded the second fastest time in UVA history in the 200-yard butterfly and the 200-yard individual medley at the UGA Fall Invite and NCAA Championships, respectively
• Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team and the ACC Academic Team 
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll 

• Earned All-America honors after anchoring 800-yard freestyle relay to fifth place at NCAA Championships
• Took home honorable mention All-America honors with 14th-place finish in 200 backstroke and 16th-place finish in 200 IM at NCAAs
• Also placed 22nd in 400 IM at NCAAs
• Earned All-ACC honors with third-place finish at ACC Championships
• Also placed fifth in 200 IM and ninth in 400 IM at ACCs
• Set career-best marks in 200 back (1:52.41) and 200 IM (1:56.48) at NCAAs
• Posted career-best marks in 200 fly (1:55.87) and 400 IM (4:09.94) at ACCs
• Notched career-best marks in 200 free (1:45.85) and 100 fly (52.66) at UGA Fall Invitational
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

• Earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 back, placing 16th at the NCAA Championships
• Also earned All-America honors swimming in the prelims of the 400 medley relay at NCAAs
• Finished 24th in the 200 fly and 30th in the 100 fly at NCAAs
• Qualified for three A finals in the 100 fly, 200 back and 200 fly at the ACCs
• Posted season-best times in the 100 fly (52.76), 200 back (1:53.28) and 200 fly (1:56.27) at NCAAs

• Massachusetts state champion in 100 free, 100 back and 200 IM
• NISCA/Speedo High School All-American
• Two-time Boston Globe and Boston Herald Swimmer of the Year
• Three-time Lowell Sun Swimmer of the Year
• USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• Three-time Dual County League All-Star
• Member of the National Honor Society
• Three-time member of Westford Academy Academic Honor Roll

• Daughter of Margaret and Paul Marrkand
Has two older siblings, Michael and Megan
• Sister, Megan, swam for Holy Cross


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