Swimming & Diving
Jenaca Pumphrey - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school Wichita Heights

Major – Hospitality Management

2001-02 – Currently holds the 10th-best time in UK history in the 200y backstroke (2:04.60) … Swam at the SEC Championships, placing 15th in the 200y backstroke, 20th in the 100y backstroke and 31st in the 200y IM … 100y backstroke time was her best at UK … Competed at the Nike Cup, finishing 23rd in the 100y backstroke and 22nd in the 200y backstroke while also swimming the 200y IM … Saw action at the SEC East Extravaganza, placing 18th in the 100y backstroke … Also competed in the LSU/Tennessee, Louisville, South Carolina/Arkansas and Indiana/Cincinnati dual meets.

2000-01 – Moved into the UK all-time top-10 list in the 100 backstroke… Competed in both the 100 and 200 backstrokes at the SEC Championships… Swam the 100 backstroke at both Cincinnati and Arkansas, finishing first and second, respectively? Placed third in the 200 backstroke at Arkansas and LSU and first in the season opener vs. Louisville? At the Texas A&M Invitational, established career highs in the 200 backstroke, where she placed fourth, and the 200 IM… Placed fourth in the 1,000 freestyle at Cincinnati… Member of 400-medley relay team that placed third at Texas A&M Invitational and fourth at Louisville and Tennessee.

Pre-College – High school All-American in 1998… Placed second in the 100 backstroke at 1998 Junior Nationals… 1998 Kansas state champion in the 100 backstroke…Team captain senior year… Lettered in track & field as a senior… Member of the National Honor Society and Spanish Honors Society… Student Council Vice President.

Best Times – 100 backstroke – 57.37; 200 backstroke – 2:04.60; 200 IM – 2:10.30.

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