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Jenny Somerville
Jenny  Somerville


Hillsdale, Ind.

High School:
Terre Haute North Vigo

Distance Freestyle


2005-06: Took first place in the 1000 free (10:21.90) against La Salle...won the 500 free (5:02.95) and 1000 free (10:16.51) against UConn...won the 1000 free at the Rice Invitational with a time of 10:12.31...won the 1000 free against Rutgers (10:05.86) and was second in the 500 free (5:02.11)...At the Rutgers Invite, swam to a first place finish in the 1650 free (16:36.46), the 22nd best time in the country at the time...won the same event at a dual meet at Pittsburgh...captured first place in the 1000 free (10:20.21) vs. Syracuse and the 500 free (5:05.24)...came in seventh in the 500 free (4:53.31) at the BIG EAST Championships, which was good for an NCAA "B" qualifying time...won the 1650 free at the BIG EAST Championships for the third consecutive year, with an NCAA "B" qualifying time of 16:29.92, five seconds ahead of second place...qualified for the NCAA Championships in the 500 free and the 1650 free.

2004-2005: Qualified for The World Championship Team Trials in 1000 free and 1650 free...Placed first in 1000 free (10:12.12) and 200 breast (2:30.23) vs La Salle...Swam to a first in 1000 free (10:17.90) and 500 free (5:06.04) against Seton Hall...Scored first place points against UConn in 1000 free (10:18.83) and second place points in 500 free (5:04.37)...Took first place in 1650 free (16:38.51) and fourth place in 500 free (4:56.18) at Princeton Invitational...Won the 1650 free (16:32.65) at Big East Championships while recording career bests in 500 free (4:53.27), 1000 free (10:00.38), 1650 free (16:32.65) and 400 IM (4:33.93)...Named to the All-Big East squad in 500 free and 1650 free...Qualified for NCAA Championships, placing 29th in 1650 free (16:35.97) and 57th in 500 free at (4:58.31)

2003-2004: The 2004 Big East Champion in the 1,650 freestyle (16:38.61)...Also placed eighth in the 500 free (4:58.88)...Competed in the 400 IM, finishing 18th overall...Had first place finishes in the 1000-yard free vs. La Salle, UConn, Virginia Tech, St. John's and Syracuse...Finished fifth in the 500 freestyle (4:55.52) at the Princeton Invitational...Finished third in the 1,650 free (17:00.45) and fourth in the 500 free (5:02.41) at the tri-meet vs. Pittsburgh, Maryland and Notre Dame.

Terre Haute North Vigo High School: Earned three varsity letters in swimming and two in cross country...Three-time Team MVP in swimming...Team's MVP in cross country as a senior... All-American swimmer in the 500 freestyle...Academic All-American...USA National Qualifier in the 1650 freestyle...US Open Qualifier in the 1000 and 1650 freestyle...Member of the National Honor Society.

Personal: Communications major...Younger of two children of William & Elaine Somerville...Born 10/8/84.