Swimming & Diving

Jeremy Raines
Jeremy Raines

Hometown:
Americus, Ga.

High School:
Americus

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 178

Position:
Student Assistant



2003 ACC Champion in 100-yard backstroke * School Record Holder in 100 back

As a Senior (2004-05): Clocked Tech's top times in the 100 and 200 backstroke events ... Swam a season-best time of 49.70 in the 100 back at the ACC Championships, finishing seventh in the finals ... Posted a time of 1:49.95 in the prelims of the 200 back at the ACC meet, finishing 16th in the finals ... Swam legs of the top 200 and 400 medley relay teams at the conference championship ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

As a Junior (2003-04): Held Tech's season-best times in the 100 and 200 backstroke events with times of 49.43 and 1:47.77 in the preliminaries at the ACC Championships ... Finished fifth in the 100 back and sixth in the 200 back at the ACC meet ... Posted a season-best time of 21.09 in the 50 freestyle at the conference championships, advancing to the finals and finishing 23rd ... Led off both the 200 and 400 medley relay teams at ACC's, helping them to sixth and seventh-place finishes, respectively ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

As a Sophomore (2002-03): As a Sophomore (2002-03): Was Tech's leader in the backstroke ... Became an ACC Champion in the 100 back at the conference championship, setting a new school record with a time of 48.72 ... Led off the medley relay teams for Tech at the conference championship, helping the Jackets finish third in the 400 (3:16.55) and fourth in the 200 (1:29.90) ... Was 45th in the 100-meter back at U.S. Nationals with a time of 1:00.10 ... Dean's List for both fall and spring semesters ... ACC Honor Roll.

As a Freshman (2001-02): Enjoyed a strong rookie campaign ... Placed ninth in the 100 back and 17th in 50 free at the ACC Championships ... Member of Tech's 200 medley relay that placed third and set a school record at the ACC meet ... Recorded lifetime bests in the 50 free (21.02), 100 free (48.63) and 100 back (49.70) ... Ended the season with the program's third-best time in the 100 back and fourth-fastest mark in the 50 free ... ACC Academic Honor Roll.

High School: Earned NISCA All-America honors as a senior at Americus High School ... Won Georgia AA state title in the 100-yard backstroke and was a member of the victorious 200-yard medley relay team ... Team captain as a junior ... Also a three-time letterwinner in baseball and track ... Named to the Americus Times-Recorder all-area baseball team as a senior ... Honor Roll student ... Honor graduate ... Voted Most Likely to Succeed as a senior.

Personal: Jeremy M. Raines ... Born Feb. 24, 1983, in Albany, Ga. ... Parents are Dr. Michael and Barbara Raines ... Majoring in management ... Father played minor league baseball in the Cincinnati Reds organization.

Raines' Career Top Times
EVENT TIME
50 free 20.98
100 back 48.72*
200 back 1:47.77

* - School Record.
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