UND Roster

2006-07 Swimming and Diving Roster

Jessica Stephens

Breast/IM


Class Senior
Hometown Bloomsburg, PA
High School Bloomsburg
Bio

Bio • Awards • Career Bests Will be one of the team’s top swimmers in the breaststroke this season … had a runner- up finish at the 2006 BIG EAST Championships in the 200 breaststroke … also placed in the top four in the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke at the BIG EAST Championships her junior season to earn all-BIG EAST honors in three events … she now has won nine all-BIG EAST honors in her career … has also excelled in the classroom as she has been a BIG EAST Academic All-Star each of the last two years … her sophomore season, she claimed two BIG EAST titles and added three additional all- BIG EAST honors … has range to swim the 50 free, both breaststrokes, the 100 butterfly and the 200 IM. AS A JUNIOR
Was the conference runner- up in the 200 breaststroke (2:16.79) at the BIG EAST Championships … took home two additional all-BIG EAST honors in the 200 IM (2:02.78) and 100 breaststroke (1:04.04) … her 200 IM time was a career best … swam her best time in placing third in the 100 breaststroke (1:03.57) at the Minnesota Invitational … she also had a strong meet at the Notre Dame Invitational … she swam a 55.73 to finish second in the preliminary, or only to better her time with a 55.35 and still finish second in the 100 butterfly … part of the squad that set the Notre Dame Invitational 200 relay mark (1:43.37) … also excelled in the classroom as she was a BIG EAST Academic All-Star for the second consecutive year. AS A SOPHOMORE
Stepped up to win the BIG EAST championship in the 200 breaststroke (2:16.45, an NCAA ‘B’ cut) … also earned a conference title as part of the 200 medley relay team … added all-BIG EAST honors with a second-place finish in the 200 IM (2:02.26 – behind teammate Katie Carroll), third-place finish in the 100 fly and third-place effort in the 200 medley relay … a force during the team’s dual meet season, winning a team-high 13 individual races (including five in the 200 breast) and contributing to five relay victories as well … ranked first on the team in the 200 breast and second in the 100 breast, 100 fly and 200 IM. AS A FRESHMAN
Ranked among team’s top three swimmers in her three main events: second in 200 breast (2:18.59) and 100 fly (55.51) and third in 100 breast (1:05.22) … finished third – after qualifying seventh – in the 100 fly in BIG EAST Championships as a rookie to earn all-conference accolades … reached the finals in all three individual events in league meet, scoring 34 points … also took fifth in 200 breast after qualifying third and was 13th in 100 breast … moved up 19 spots from seeding (22nd) in 100 fly at BIG EAST meet … also qualified for BIG EAST meet in 200 IM (2:06.95). HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA
Five-time state champion in five different events at Bloomsburg High School … nationally-ranked her junior and senior seasons … team captain her sophomore, junior and senior years … All-American in the 200 individual medley, 100 breaststroke, 100 butterfly, 100 freestyle, and the 50 freestyle over the course of her four years … eighttime YMCA All-American with the Bloomsburg Area YMCA … competed at senior nationals in the 200 individual medley, 100 butterfly, and the 100 and 200 breaststroke … member of the National Honor Society and Future Educators of America … older brother Matthew ran cross country and track at Princeton … born June 14, 1985, to Ann and John Stephens … enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters as a graphic design major and theology minor with a concentration in Spanish. HONORS & AWARDS
2005 BIG EAST Champion
Two-time All-BIG EAST

STEPHENS’ CAREER BESTS
`04 BE ’05 BE `06 BE
100 Breast 1:03.57 • ’06 Minn.Invite 13th 4th
200 Breast 2:15:74 • ’06 Boiler Make-it 5th 1st 2nd
100 Fly 55.35 • ’06 Notre Dame Invite 3rd 3rd
200 IM 2:02.26 • ’05 BIG EAST 2nd 3rd