Named to the 2009-10 ACC Academic Honor Roll
In Tech's Record Books:
200-free (10th), 1:52.38
500-free (7th), 4:57.75
1,000-free (3rd), 10:13.74
1,650-free (2nd), 16:57.90
200-fly (9th), 2:03.78
400-IM (6th), 4:30.22
As A Senior In 2009-10: Notched a third place finish in the 1000-Free vs. Emory coming across with a time of 10:27.24 ... Recorded a season best time in the 400-IM (4:31.89) in a fourth place finish vs. NC State ... Set season best times in the 200-Fly (2:05.82) and 1650-Free (17:18.98) at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Finished third in the 1000-Free at UNC in a time of 10:21.24.
As A Junior In 2008-09: Appears in Tech's top 10 list for seven different events.
As A Sophomore In 2007-08: Swam the final leg of the 800-free relay team that set a new school record with a time of 7:24.03 at the ACC Championships ... Finished 16th at the ACC Championships in the mile with a 16:57.90 ... Clocked a season best time of 2:03.91 in the 200 fly, winning the bonus consolation heat at the ACC Championships ... Swam the 500 free in 4:58.63 in the bonus consolation heat of the ACC Championships, finishing 23rd ... Tallied a team-best time of 4:30.22 in the 200-IM and a new season best of 1:52.38 in the 200-free at the Georgia Tech Invitational ... Posted a team best time of 2:08.18 in the 200 IM in the season opener meet against Clemson, FSU and Alabama... Finished the season ranked second in the 1650 free and ranked third in the 200 free, 1000 free and 200 fly.
As a Freshman in 2006-07: A stellar freshman campaign ... Clocked a time of 4:59.49 earning a spot in the bonus consolation final of the 500 free event at the ACC Championships, finishing 21st ... Posted a team-best time of 58.68 in the 100 fly against Florida Atlantic and UNO ... Tallied a team-best, lifetime-best time of 2:03.78 in the 200 fly against conference opponent Virginia ... Swam another team-best time against Virginia by clocking a time of 4:32.52 in the 400 IM event ... Swam the second leg of the Tech 400 free relay team that set a team-best time for the season at the Georgia Fall Invitational by clocking a time of 3:29.57 ... Finished the season ranked second on the team in the 500 free, 1000 free and 1650 free.
High School: One-year letterwinner at Chapel Hill High School (2006) and three-year letterwinner at Horizon High School in swimming (2003-05) ... Won the 4A North Carolina state title in the 200 freestyle as a senior ... Swam legs of the North Carolina state champion 200 medley and 400 free relay teams ... Three-time All-American ... Named team MVP in two consecutive seasons at HHS ... Chapel High School school record holder in 200 free and Horizon High School record holder in 500 free ... President of Society of Women Scholars and National Honor Society member ... Graduated with a class rank of three out of 428 students.
Personal: Born Jing Li on Aug. 6, 1988, in Tucson, Arizona ... Parents are Philip and Yvonne Li ... Younger sister Celina swims competitively and is consistently ranked in the National Age Group Top 16 ... Studying in the Georgia Tech Honors Program... Majoring in Industrial and Systems Engineering, while minoring in Public Policy.
|Li's Career Top Times (through 2009-10 season)|
|100 Free||52.64||vs. Western Kentucky (11/3/07)|
|200 Free||1:52.38||Georgia Tech Invitational (11/16/07)|
|500 Free||4:57.75||vs. Virginia (11/4/06)|
|1,000 Free||10:13.74||vs. BC and Clemson (10/14/06)|
|1,650 Free||16:57.90||2009 ACC Championships|
|200 Fly||2:03.78||vs. Virginia (11/4/06)|
|400 IM||4:30.22||Georgia Tech Invitational (11/16/07)|