Both teams, and 12 individuals, were honored for academic achievement in the Spring semester
A record 10 Yellow Jackets earned Trials' cuts in 2012.
Junior Brandon Makinson is one of seven three-time selections from the ACC
Junior diver Brandon Makinson is a three-time honoree
Eighty-two associated with Yellow Jacket athletics will walk across the stage
Swimming & Diving sweeps Emory on Senior Day
Photos by Sam Morgan
Named to the 2008-09 ACC Academic Honor Roll
Named to the 2009-10 ACC Academic Honor Roll
Named to the 2010-11 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2009-10 Chapman/Miles Most Improved Athlete Award
In Tech's Record Books:
100-Fly (2nd), 54.70
200-Fly (5th), 2:02.20
200-IM (2nd), 2:02.47
200-Medley Relay (1st), 1:42.38
400-Medley Relay (2nd), 3:42.17
As a Junior in 2010-11: Posted a season best in the 200-Fly (2:03.76) and the 200-IM (2:06.95) at the 2011 ACC Championships ... Also a member of the 200-Medley relay team to set a school record at the ACC Championships with a time of 1:42.38 ... Posted season bests in the 50-Free (24.91) and the 100-Fly (56.48) vs. Georgia and Emory ... Notched season bests in the 500-Free (5:13.71) and the 100-Back (1:00.38) vs. Darton.
As a Sophomore in 2009-10: Posted career-best marks in three events at the 2010 ACC Championships ... earned an 11th place finish in the 100-Fly after hitting the wall in 54.70 ... time was not only a personal-best, but was a new school record in the event ... placed 16th in both the 200-Fly and the 200-IM in personal-best times of 2:02.20 in the 200-Fly and 2:02.47 in the 200-IM ... Set a personal best in the 400-IM with a time of 4:33.36 vs. Emory ... Had the team's best finish in both the 100-Fly and the 200-IM vs. Virginia Tech and Florida State with times of 56.66 and 2:08.44 respectively ... Earned a first place finish in the 200-IM with a time of 2:11.90 at UNC.
As A Freshman In 2008-09: Burst onto the scene with four individual swims that appear in Tech's all-time top 10 list ... Part of the 400-Medley relay team which set a school record at the ACC Championships (3:42.17)... At the ACC Championships, set career-highs in the 100-Fly, 200-Fly, 200-IM and 400-IM.
High School: Three -year letterwinner for Coach Rick Creed ... Won the 2007 100-Fly championship ... Was an All-American in the 200-IM (2006), 100-Fly (2007), 200-IM (2007), 100-Fly (2008), 100-Breast (2008), 200-Free (2008), 200-Free relay (2008) and the 800-Free relay (2008) ... Set high school records in the 100-Fly, 100-Breast, 200-IM, 50-Free and 100-Free.
Personal: Born Jordan Page Evans on May 15, 1990, in Decatur, Ga. ... Parents are Rick and Sandra Evans ... Sister of Katie and Jonathan ... Uncle, Joe Pinson, attended Georgia Tech ... Chose Georgia Tech because of its swimming program, closeness to home and rigor of academics ... Hobbies include reading and pet sitting ... Management major.
|Evans' Career Top Times (through 2010-11 season)|
|50 Free||24.62||2009 Georgia Tech Fall Invitational (11/20/09)|
|100 Fly||54.70||2010 ACC Championships|
|200 Fly||2:02.20||2010 ACC Championships|
|200 IM||2:02.47||2010 ACC Championships|