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Christopher Jordan

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Holland, Mich.

High School:
West Ottawa

Weight:
165

Event:
Backstroke

Birthdate:
11/02/1988

2010-11: Qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in the 100 yard backstroke, 200 back and 50 freestyle ... Established season-best times of 53.91 in the 100 back and 22.44 in the 50 free while at the conference meet ... His top time of 1:55.79 in the 200 back came at the Terrapin Cup Invitational ... Individual winner in the 200 back (1:56.27) in the season-opening triangular meet against La Salle and Syracuse ... Placed second in the 200 back and third in the 100 back at the BIG EAST Last Chance Invitational; RELAYS: Contributed to the team's sprint relays ... Anchored the 200 freestyle relay and the 200 medley relay against Seton Hall.

2009-10: Raced in the 100 and 200 yard backstroke eight times during the season and qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in both events ... Also swam in the 50 yard freestyle at the conference meet ... Notched his only first-place finish of the season in the 100 back against Providence with a time of 56.17 ... Registered a third-place finish in the event in a tri-meet against George Washington and Drexel, and also came in third versus both Georgetown and Seton Hall ... Took third in the 200 back against Georgetown ... Top times for the season in both backstroke events came at the Terrapin Cup Invitational, where he recorded finishes of 53.54 and 1:55.17, respectively ... Earned a ninth-place finish in the 200 back at the Maryland meet ... Competed in the 200 yard individual medley on four occasions among the six total individual events he raced in during the year; RELAYS: Swam the leadoff leg of the 200 and 400 yard medley relays at the BIG EAST Championships ... Also had the first leg of the 200 medley relay in a first-place finish against Providence in the final home meet.

2008-09: Swam six races each in the 100 and 200 yard backstroke and qualified for the BIG EAST Championships in both events ... Posted a time of 53.58 in the 100 back at the conference meet to lower his season-best time by over two seconds ... Took first in the event against Widener and third against Seton Hall and Syracuse ... Recorded a mark of 1:53.42 at the BIG EAST meet in the 200 back ... Finished second in the event against both Connecticut and Seton Hall, as well as third against La Salle ... Swam two races in the 200 yard individual medley with a top time of 2:07.29 against Loyola (Md.), Delaware and Marist ... Swam the leadoff legs of the 200 and 400 medley relay races at the BIG EAST Championships, when Villanova posted season-best times of 1:35.13 and 3:26.34 in those events, respectively ... Also led off the 200 medley relay in a second place finish against Seton Hall (1:39.95) and the 400 medley relay in a win over Widener (3:40.01).

2007-08: Finished second in the 200 yard backstroke at Widener with a time of 2:01.76 ... Placed fifth in the 200 yard individual medley at Widener ... Qualified to swim in the BIG EAST Championships.

West Ottawa High School: Recipient of the Coach's Award as a sophomore and was team MVP as a senior ... All-American in the 200 yard medley relay ... Team captain ... Was the valedictorian of his high school class.

Personal: Born 11/2/88 ... Younger of two sons of Jim and Linda Jordan ... Has an older brother, Johnathan (24) ... Engineering major.

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