Swimming & Diving

JacksonMussler

  • position Backstroke/Butterfly
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Louisville, Ky.
  • Major Kinesiology
  • High school Saint Xavier High School

Top Times (SCY):
100 Backstroke: 49.68 (Kentucky Short Course Championships, 3/21/21)
200 Backstroke: 1:43.93 (2022 SEC Championships, 2/18/22)
100 Butterfly: 48.83 (Cary Speedo Sectionals, 3/4/21)
200 Butterfly: 1:44.19 (2022 SEC Championships, 2/17/22)
500 Freestyle: 4:26.88 (2022 SEC Championships, 2/16/22)

Top Times (LCM):
100 Backstroke: 57.46 (Huntsville Futures Championship, 7/29/21)
200 Backstroke: 2:01.48 (Mizuno Atlanta Classic, 5/16/21)
100 Butterfly: 55.73 (Huntsville Futures Championship, 7/30/21)
200 Butterfly: 2:01.68 (Huntsville Futures Championship, 7/29/21)

In the Record Book:

  • No. 5 in 200 fly (2022), 200 back (2022)

2021-22 (Freshman): Earned all best times at the SEC Championships, finishing 10th in the 200 fly (1:44.19), 19th in the 200 back (1:43.93) and 41st in the 500 free (4:26.88) … Placed sixth in the 200 back (1:44.98) and 18th in the 200 fly (1:48.13) at the midseason Ohio State Invitational … Had 14 top-5 finishes throughout the dual meet season, highlighted by a win in the 200 back (1:47.62) against Miami Ohio … Took second in the 200 back (1:49.03) and third in the 100 back (51.47) in the season opener at Indiana … Was the runner-up in the 200 back (1:47.38) versus Tennessee … Raced to second in the 200 back (1:48.46) and fourth in the 100 back (50.50) in a battle with Cincinnati … Won the Bridgette Alexander 100% Award at the program’s annual award banquet.

Prior to UK: Seven-time Kentucky State Championship finalist, earning silver in the 500 freestyle as a senior and bronze in the 100 butterfly as a junior … Member of the winning 200 freestyle relay in 2021, guiding his team to their 33rd-straight state title … Named team captain, leading his team to earn the honor of high school national champions in 2021 … Also swam for Lakeside Swim Team where he was a 2021 U.S. Olympic Trials qualifier, finishing 26th in the 200-meter backstroke at Wave I in Omaha, Neb. … Swam for the same club and attended the same high school as UK teammate Cooper Tyler … Multi-time Sectional Championship and Kentucky Championship finalist … USA Swimming Scholastic All-American. 

Personal: Son of Melissia and Chris Mussler … Has one sister, Haley.

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