Jill Collins
Jill Collins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Dublin, Ohio

High School:
Worthington-Kilbourne

Event:
Middle Distance Free

Birthdate:
02/23/1983



2003-04: Academic All-Big Ten ... recorded five top-eight showings in the 200 freestyle (Miami, Arkansas, Indiana, Michigan State) ... top season time of 2:01.50 was registered against the Hoosiers ... at the Iowa dual meet, scored an eighth-place finish in the 500 free and a seventh-place showing in the 200 butterfly ... competed in the 100, 200 and 500 freestyle races at the Big Ten championships ... at the conference championship meet, recorded season-best times in the 100 free (57.20) and 500 free (5:25.01).

2002-03: Academic All-Big Ten ... honor student ... member of the Dean's List ... competed at Big Ten Championships in the 100, 200 and 500 free ... recorded several top 10 finishes in the 200 free ... best finish was a seventh-place showing vs. Iowa and Miami University ... placed second with the 800 free relay squad and fourth with the 200 free team against Cincinnati and Georgia Tech.

2001-02: Finished 45th in 500 free at 2002 Big Ten Championships in 5:18.89 ... was 60th in 200 free with time of 1:58.61 and 68th in the 100 free in 54.49 at the conference meet ... all three finishes were season-best times ... was a top-16 finisher on Nov. 18 at the Northwestern Invite in the 100 free with a time of 56.36.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in both swimming and water polo ... four-time state qualifier, team record holder, all-conference first-team, scholar-athlete and attendance award winner ... four-time conference champion in the 200 and 500 free ... team was conference champs in 2000 ... All-American and Academic All-American as a senior ... district runner-up and second team all-district as a senior ... conference record holder in 200 free as a junior and senior ... was valedictorian of her class ... member of National Honor Society, Socratic Society and French National Honor Society ... Golden Key Award, Conference Scholar-Athlete, and Presidential Academic Excellence awards winner.

Personal: Born Feb. 23, 1983 ... given name is Jill Marie Collins ... parents are Ron and Gail Collins ... has a younger brother, Ronnie ... elementary education major.