Kaitlyn Jones
Kaitlyn  Jones

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Newark, Del.

High School:
Tatnall School

Event:
Back/IM/Free



03/21/2015

Virginia Finishes Fifth at NCAA Championships, Smith Wins 1,650 Free Title

Cavaliers post highest team finish in program history

03/20/2015

Virginia in Fourth Place After Second Day of NCAAs

Cavaliers finish in the top eight in four events

03/19/2015

Leah Smith Captures 500 Freestyle NCAA Title

400 medley relay finishes second, the highest UVa relay finish ever

03/18/2015

Virginia Women to Begin NCAA Championships Thursday

National meet runs Thursday through Saturday in Greensboro, N.C.

03/04/2015

Virginia Women Qualify 11 for NCAA Championships

National meet to be held in Greensboro, N.C., March 19-21

All-American
2014:
200 IM (HM)

ACC Champion
2014:
800 Free Relay

All-ACC (2)
2014:
200 IM, 800 Free Relay

Virginia Career Bests
100 Back: 53.32 (8th all-time at UVa)
200 Back: 1:54.83 (7th all-time at UVa)
200 IM: 1:55.61 (2nd all-time at UVa)
400 IM: 4:06.62 (3rd all-time at UVa)

2013-14
• Earned honorable mention All-America honors for 10th-place finish in the 200 IM in a season-best 1:56.49 at the NCAA Championships
• Also placed 31st in the 200 back and 41st in the 100 back
• ACC Champion with the 800 free relay
• Earned All-ACC honors with a second-place finish in the 200 IM at ACCs
• Also placed fifth in the 200 back and ninth in the 100 back at ACCs
• Swam a season-best time of 53.44 in the 100 back at ACCs
• Finished third in the 100 back and 200 IM and fourth in the 200 back at the Ohio State Invite
• Her 200 back time of 1:54.83 at the OSU Invite was a season-best mark
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• Finalist in the 200m back at 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials
• Gold medalist in 200m IM at 2010 Youth Olympic Games in Singapore
• Silver medalist in 200m back at 2010 Youth Olympics
• Silver medalist in 200m back at 2012 Junior Pan Pacific Championships
• Member of the 2012-13 U.S. National Junior Team
• Competed at U.S. Olympic Trials in 100m back, 200m back, 200m IM, 400m IM
• USA Swimming Scholastic All-American
• Ranks 50th in the 200 back and 67th in the 200 IM on this year's world rankings

Personal
• Daughter of Kelly and Rick Jones
• Has a younger sister, Meghan