Swimming & Diving

Jason Bourgeois
Jason Bourgeois

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
River Ridge, La.

High School:
Jesuit

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 154

Event:
Fly/Free

Club:
Elmwood Sharks



Named team captain for the 2007-08 season.

As a Junior (2006-07): Clocked a team-best time of 49.12 in the 100 fly at the prelims of the ACC Championship, finishing 12th ... Tallied another team-best time of 49.23 in the prelims of the 100 backstroke, placing sixth at the ACC meet ... Member of the 200 free relay team that posted a Georgia Tech school record, NCAA 'B' standard time of 1:20.35 at the ACC competition, finishing fourth overall ... Part of the 200 and 400 medley relay teams that finished eigth and sixth at the ACC meet with team-best times of 1:30.85 and 3:21.80 ... Competed on the 400 free relay team at the ACC Championship producing a team-best time of 3:00.50, finishing fifth ... Finished season on Tech's All-Time Top 10 list in the 50 free (third), 100 free (ninth), 100 back (second), 100 butterfly (third), 200 free relay (first and sixth), 400 free relay (third), 200 medley relay (fifth) and 400 medley relay (eighth and ninth).

As a Sophomore (2005-06): Clocked a personal-record time of 50.09 in the prelims of the 100 backstroke at the ACC Championships to advance to the consolation finals, finishing in 16th place ... Swam a season-best time of 20.96 in the prelims of the 50 free at the ACC meet ... Posted a season-best time of 48.37 in the 100 free against Clemson (1/21) ... Tallied a second lifetime-best time at the conference championship in the prelims of the 100 butterfly with a mark of 50.19 ... Led off both the medley relay teams that posted season-best times of 1:30.62 and 3:18.90 at the ACC meet ... Held Tech's fastest time for the season in the 100 back ... Recipient of team's Chapman/Hines Most Improved Athlete.

As a Freshman (2004-05): Set lifetime-best times in the 100 and 200 butterfly events at the ACC Championships with times of 50.31 and 1:50.99, respectively ... Won the bonus finals heat of the 200 fly, finishing in 17th place, and finished 18th in the 100 fly at the conference championship ... Ranked second on the Tech squad in the 200 fly and third in the 100 fly for the season.

High School: Four-year letterwinner under coaches Bret Haneman and Wesley Harris ... Helped guide high school team to its 17th consecutive state championship in Division I by winning individual state crowns in the 200 freestyle and 100 butterfly ... Also swam a leg of the winning 200 medley relay team at the state meet ... NISCA All-American, all-state, all-district and all-metro in his junior and senior seasons ... Tabbed Male Swimmer of the Meet at the 2003 New Orleans Metro High School Championship after setting a new record in the 100 fly ... Selected as the Male Swimmer of the Year in senior season by the New Orleans Times Picayune ... Earned most valuable swimmer honors for his team in senior season ... Swimming instructor and group leader for Jo Jo's Hope for underprivileged children ... Graduated Cum Laude from high school and was a National Merit semifinalist for the 2003-04 academic calendar.

Personal: Born Jason Keshav Bourgeois on June 27, 1986, in New Orleans, La. ... Parents are Warren R. Bourgeois, II, and Usha Ramadhyani ... His grandfather, Warren R. Bourgeois, Jr., played professional baseball in the Boston Red Sox organization from 1951-54 ... Has one sister, Camille ... Enjoys scuba diving and fishing ... Undecided College of Engineering major.

Bourgeois' Career Top Times
EVENT TIME
100 fly 50.19
200 fly 1:50.99
100 free 47.35
200 free 1:43.03
100 back 50.09
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