Christina Jacobs
Christina Jacobs

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Fishers, Ind.

High School:
Hamilton Southeastern

Height:
5-1

Event:
Breaststroke/IM

Birthdate:
05/01/1990



07/11/2012

2012 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars

Thirty-one Purdue student-athletes earned the Distinguished Scholar Award this year.

04/24/2012

Season Recap: Boilermakers Enjoy Another Successful Record-Setting Campaign

Fogle, Roth & Sheets represent Purdue at NCAA Championships.

03/28/2012

Boilermakers Collect 51 Winter Academic All-Big Ten Awards

Senior Chelsea Jones was one of three athletes conference-wide with a 4.0 GPA.

01/12/2012

Purdue Hosts Michigan State For Senior Salute

Selected members of the men's program also traveling to Dallas for the Classic @ SMU.

01/12/2012

Purdue Hosts Michigan State For Senior Salute

Selected members of the men's program also traveling to Dallas for the Classic @ SMU.

01/30/2012

Christina Jacobs, 2011-12 Photo Gallery

Christina Jacobs, 2011-12 Photo Gallery

11/10/2011

Purdue Swim-Dive Hosts Indiana Intercollegiates

The Boilermakers host the four-team Indiana Intercollegiates at the BAC.

Purdue Personal Preferences
Favorite Athlete: Drew Brees
In Her MP3 Player: Brad Paisley
Last Concert She Attended: Def Leppard
Favorite Actor & Actress: Denzel Washington & Kate Hudson
Favorite Meal: Steak & Potatoes
Favorite Purdue Building: Lawson Computer Sciences
Favorite Big City: Chicago
Unique Travel Locale: Puerto Rico
Most Memorable at Purdue: 2010 Big Ten Championships
Enjoyed this Professor's Class: Matthew Stephens, Industrial Technology
Furry Friend: Shelby, Cocker Spaniel

2011-12 Photo Gallery

2011-12: Distinguished Big Ten Scholar... Academic All-Big Ten... Jacobs competed primarily in the 100 breast... honored as the Red Mackey nominee (excellence by a senior)... posted season-best times in the 100 (1:04.96) and 200 breast (2:22.88) and 200 IM (2:09.23) at the Big Ten Championships... raced in the 100 breast in every official meet she competed in except the Indiana Intercollegiates... also competed in the 100 and 200 breast and 200 IM at the Ohio State Invitational, qualifying for the C final of the 100 breast.

2010-11: Academic All-Big Ten... Jacobs competed primarily in the breaststroke events... swam the 100 breast at every meet in which she competed except the Boiler-Make-It Last Chance meet... her season-best time in the 100 breast (1:04.02) at the Big Ten Championships ranked fifth best on team in 2010-11... also posted season-best times in the 200 breast (2:22.03) and 200 IM (2:09.99) at Big Tens... swam the 100 fly at the Boiler-Make-It (1:00.74) and Indiana Intercollegiates meets... qualified for the C final of the 100 breast at the Purdue Invitational, a meet in which she also swam the 200 IM... competed in both breaststroke events at the Big Ten Quad as well as dual meet wins against Indiana, Eastern Michigan and Miami (Ohio).

2009-10: Academic All-Big Ten...earned season-best 1:03.38 clocking in 100 breaststroke at Big Ten Championships (2/19)...swam second leg on four second-place 200 medley relays...earned runner-up finishes at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/10), at Eastern Michigan (11/13), vs. Michigan State (1/7) and at Indiana (1/23)...also dove into pool second on third-place 200 medley relay at Miami (10/23)...swam second leg on fourth-place 400 medley relay vs. Notre Dame (11/6) and fifth-place quartet vs. Northwestern (11/7)...finished fifth in 200 IM at Indiana Intercollegiates...recorded seven top-five finishes in 100 breaststroke...was third in event vs. Michigan State (1/8)...placed fourth at Indiana Intercollegiates, vs. Notre Dame and at Eastern Michigan...finished fifth at Miami and vs. Northwestern...Served as one of five team captains.

2008-09: Sportsmanship award recipient...recorded season-best 2:13.23 clocking in 200 IM at Big Ten Championships (2/19)...touched wall in season-best time of 1:05.69 in 100 breaststroke at Big Ten Championships (2/20)...also swam season-best time of 2:25.36 in 200 breaststroke (2/21)...swam second leg on victorious 200 medley relay at Indiana Intercollegiates (10/18)...also finished second in 100 breaststroke after touching the wall in 1:08.01 and fifth in 200 IM with 2:16.03 time in first collegiate meet...placed ninth in 200 IM with 2:17.93 time in double dual at Miami (10/23)...also finished seventh in 100 breaststroke with 1:07.46 time and eighth in 200 breaststroke in 2:32.90...finished fifth in 100 breaststroke with 1:07.80 clocking, sixth in 200 breaststroke with 2:31.85 time and stopped clock in 2:15.99 for eighth in 200 IM at Northwestern (11/7)...finished third in 200 breaststroke with 2:30.03 time and fifth in 100 breaststroke after stopping clock in 1:08.45 at Notre Dame (11/8)...also swam second leg on fourth-place 400 medley relay...swam second leg on second-place 400 medley relay and finished third in 100 breaststroke with 1:06.63 time at Purdue Challenge (11/14)...also swam second leg on victorious 200 medley relay and finished fourth in 200 breaststroke after stopping clock in 2:28.75 (11/15)...swam second leg on 15th-place 400 medley relay at Art Adamson Invitational (11/21)...also swam second leg on 18th-place 200 medley relay and finished 23rd in 100 breaststroke with 1:07.81 time (11/22) and also placed 19th in 200 breaststroke with 2:28.77 time (11/23)...finished third in 100 breaststroke with 1:07.22 time and swam second leg on fourth-place 200 medley relay in quadruple dual at Florida Atlantic (1/10)...finished second in 200 breaststroke with 2:29.21 time and third in 100 breaststroke with 1:07.22 time at Indiana (1/24)...also swam second leg on third-place 200 medley relay and finished fourth in 200 IM with 2:16.96 time...finished 10th in 100 breaststroke with 1:07.52 time in Big Ten Duals at Minnesota (1/30)...also swam second leg on sixth-place 200 medley relay and finished 13th in 200 breaststroke with 2:32.95 time (1/31)

High School: Graduated with honors from Hamilton Southeastern High School in 2008 ... two-time state champion in the 200 medley relay ... placed seventh at state in the 100 breaststroke ... two-time All-American ... was named All-Hamilton County ... recipient of the Nathan King Mental Attitude Award ... has been a part of the Southeastern swim club since fourth grade.

Personal: Given name is Christina Marie Jacobs ... born May 1, 1990 ... daughter of David and Carrie Jacobs ... has one older sibling, Megan ... majoring in organizational leadership.