Kaitlyn Jones
Kaitlyn Jones

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Newark, Del.

High School:
Tatnall School

Event:
Back/IM/Free



08/11/2014

UVa Swimmers Conclude Action at Phillips 66 National Championships

Smith posts four top-six finishes

08/07/2014

Former Cavalier Matt McLean Wins 200m Free National Championship

Rising sophomore Leah Smith qualifies for U.S. Pan Pacific Championship Team

08/07/2014

Virginia Has 305 Student-Athletes Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Conference has record 3,967 student-athletes recognized

08/05/2014

Cavalier Swimmers Set for Phillips 66 National Championships

National meet runs from Aug. 6-10

04/09/2014

Virginia Leads Conference with 18 All-ACC Academic Selections

Cavaliers have 12 women and six men recognized

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: 53.44 (8th all-time at UVa)
200 Back: 1:54.83 (7th all-time at UVa)
200 IM: 1:56.58 (3rd all-time at UVa)
400 IM: 4:15.18

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