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Kaitlyn Jones
Kaitlyn  Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Newark, Del.

High School:
Tatnall School

Event:
Back/IM/Free

03/15/2017

Virginia Starts NCAA Championships with All-America Honor

The Cavaliers finished with the fifth fastest time

12/06/2016

Jones, Shelton Earn ACC Weekly Honors

Jones named ACC Women's Swimmer of the Week, Shelton earns men's diving accolade

09/12/2016

Trio of Cavaliers Named Preseason All-Americans

Four-time NCAA Champion Smith highlights group

04/25/2016

13 Cavaliers Named to All-ACC Academic Team

Four student-athletes named for third time

03/02/2016

Virginia Women Qualify 12 Swimmers for NCAA Championships

National meet to be held in Atlanta March 16-19

All-American (7)
2016:
800 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay, 200 Fly (HM), 200 IM (HM)
2015:
400 Free Relay (HM), 800 Free Relay (HM)
2014: 200 IM (HM)

ACC Champion (7)
2016:
200 Fly, 400 IM, 800 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2015:
800 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2014: 800 Free Relay

All-ACC (11)
2016:
200 Fly, 200 IM, 400 IM, 800 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2015:
200 IM, 400 IM, 800 Free Relay, 400 Medley Relay
2014: 200 IM, 800 Free Relay

Virginia Career Bests
100 Back: 53.32 (9th all-time at UVA)
200 Back: 1:54.83 (10th all-time at UVA)
100 Fly: 51.72 (UVA school record)
200 Fly: 1:54.36 (UVA school record)
200 IM: 1:55.11 (UVA school record)
400 IM: 4:06.62 (UVA school record)

2015-16
• Earned All-America honors with 400-yard medley relay (third place) and 800 free relay (fifth place) at NCAA Championships
• Also earned honorable mention All-America honors with 10th-place finish in 200 fly and 15th-place finish in 200 IM at NCAAs
• ACC Champion in 200 fly, 400 IM, 800 free relay and 400 medley relay
• Also earned All-ACC honors with third-place finish in 200 IM at ACCs
• Set school record in 200 fly (1:54.36) at NCAAs
• Recorded school record in 100 fly (51.72) and 200 IM (1:55.11) at UGA Fall Invitational
• Notched season-best 400 IM (4:06.66) at ACCs
• Picked up three dual-meet wins (1x 100 fly, 200 IM, 400 IM)
• Named to All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2014-15

• Earned honorable mention All-America honors with the 800 free relay (ninth overall) and 400 free relay (14th) at the NCAA Championships
• Qualified in the 200 fly, 200 IM and 400 IM for NCAAs
• ACC Champion with the 800 free relay and 400 medley relay
• Broke the school record in the 400 IM (4:06.62) during prelims at the ACC Championships
• Earned All-ACC honors in the 200 IM and 400 IM with second-place finishes
• Picked up three wins in dual meets (2x - 400 IM, 1x - 200 fly)
• Set career-best marks in the 200 fly (1:56.50) and 20 IM (1:55.61) at the Georgia Fall Invitational
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Recognized on ACC Academic Honor Roll

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

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