Men's Swimming

Jacob Wilson
Jacob Wilson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kingwood, Texas

High School:
Kingwood

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 187

Event:
Fly/IM



As a Freshman (2002-03): Competed in the breaststroke, butterfly and individual medley events for the Yellow Jackets ? Had a time of 3:59.01 in the 400 IM at the ACC Championships to finish in 15th place ... Ended the 200 IM race at the conference meet in 20th place with a time of 1:53.85 ? Finished 19th at the ACC meet in the 200 butterfly (1:53.06) ? Had a personal-best 200-fly time in the preliminaries of the conference championship (1:52.77).

High School: Four-time letterwinner and two-time team captain for coach Lanny Landtroop at Kingwood High School?All-state honoree from 2000-02?All-American in 2001, as a member of Kingwood?s 200 and 400 free relays?Helped team to 2002 Texas 5A state championship?Member of state champion 400 free relay as a senior?2002 regional champion in 200 IM?District champion in 100 fly and 200 IM in 2000-02?Team captured ?99 and ?02 regional titles, as well as 1999 and 2001-02 district championships?Team MVP from 2000-02 and Rookie of the Year in ?99?Shared Region Competitor of the Year honors in ?02?Academic All-American?Holds Blue Tide Aquatics records in 200 fly and 400 IM?Two-year team captain for Blue Tide?Member of National Honor Society?Eagle Scout.

Personal: Jacob Norris Wilson?Son of Tom and Cissy Wilson?Born July 21, 1983, in Houston, Texas?Undecided major in the College of Engineering?Fifth-generation relative of Jim Bowie, a Texas folk hero who died at the Alamo in 1836 and was known for his famous ?Bowie Knife.?

MORE Men's Swimming HEADLINES
Wilson's Career Top Times
EVENTTIME
200 breast 2:14.50
200 fly 1:52.77
200 IM1:53.85
400 IM3:59.01
  Printer-friendly format   Email this article