Swimming & Diving
Jenna Newsome - Swimming & Diving - University of Kentucky Athletics


  • class Senior
  • High school North Cobb

2009-10: Member of the 200-free relay at the SEC Conference meet that finished in sixth place … Finished 15th at SECs in the 100-free and 24th in the 50-free … Achieved a third place finish at the UT Invite in the 50-free … Placed first, second and third in the victory against South Carolina in the 50, 100 and 200 free, respectively … Won the 50-free against Virginia Tech … During dual meets she attained 14 top-three finishes.

2008-09: Scored for the Wildcats as a member of the sixth-place 200-freestyle and 400-medley relays at the SEC Championships … Touched in 26th in the 50-free, 32nd in the 200-free and 33rd in the 100-free at the conference meet … Tallied three victories during dual meet season … Placed in the top-three nine times in dual meet competition … Notched three top-11 finishes at the UT Invitational including a six place tap in the 50-free.

2007-08: Tapped in 25th in the 100-backstroke, 31st in the 50-freestyle, and 41st in the 100-free at the SEC Championships … Had three top-15 finishes at the Nike Cup, taking 10th in the 100-free, 13th in the 200-back and 15th in 100-back … Captured five first-place finishes during dual meets.

Pre-College: A four-time most valuable swimmer for her high school squad … Owns four school records … One-time state champion, and four-time state runner-up … Named All-America five times … County meet record holder in the 50-free.

Best Collegiate Times: 100-backstroke: 58.08; 200-backstroke: 2:03.80; 50-freestyle: 22.88; 100-freestyle: 50.55; 200-freestyle: 1:51.94

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