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Jennifer Reese
Position: Backstroke
Height: 5'4"
Class: Senior
Experience: 3 Letters
City/State: The Woodlands, Texas
High School: The Woodlands HS
Major: Finance
Born: 06/14/1993
Jennifer Reese Bio
Courtesy: LSUsports.net (@LSUsports)
Release: 07/21/2015

Three-Time SEC Academic Honor Roll Member

SENIOR SEASON (2014-15)
Wrapped up her career with two personal-best times set against Houston, Rice and Tulane ... Owns the eighth-fastest 100 back and ninth-fastest 200 back time in school history ... Finished fourth in the consolation final of the 200 back and third in the bonus final of the 100 back at the Texas A&M Invite ... Touched the wall third in 200 back in LSU’s win over Incarnate Word ... Swept the backstroke events during LSU’s quad meet win over Houston, Rice and Tulane ... Finished third in the backstroke events against SMU ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Earned her third varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2013-14)
Set personal bests in the 50 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke during her junior season ... Participated in the preliminaries of the 50 freestyle, 100 backstroke and 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships ... Touched the wall second in the 200 backstroke with a mark of 2:05.43 against Tulane ... Finished fourth in the ‘C’ final of the 100 backstroke (56.40) and 200 backstroke (2:03.24) at the A&M Invite ... Finished second at the Houston Quad meet in the 100 backstroke and tallied a career-best time of 55.60 ... Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll… Earned her second varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2012-13)
Progressed into an SEC qualifier in her sophomore season ... At SEC’s, swam marks of 56.58 in the 100 backstroke and 2:01.65 in the 200 backstroke ... Set all of her season lows at the Phil Hansel midseason invitational ... Ended her 200 back run in 11th place with an impressive time of 2:00.44 at the midseason meet ... Touched the wall first in the ‘D’ Final of the 100 back (56.32) at the Phil Hansel Invite ... Notched a 200 individual medley time of 2:11.41 at the midseason meet ... Earned silver in the 100 back (58.05) in a victory over Tulane ... Posted a third place swim in the 100 back (58.25) in a victory over Tulane in New Orleans ... Finished fourth in the 100 back (57.84) and fifth in the 200 back (2:06.09) in a quad meet victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane ... Registered a pair of fourth place finishes in the back events in a dual victory over NC State ... Named to the 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Earner her first varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2011-12)
Added depth in the freestyle events during her freshman campaign ... Competed in every home dual meet and the Tennessee Invitational ... Captured a pair of silver medals in the 100 back (57.73) and the 200 back (2:04.14) in a quad-meet victory over Houston, Rice and Tulane ... Took fourth in the 200 backstroke (2:08.57) against Tulane ... Posted a 200 free mark of 2:00.52 and a 500 free mark of 5:24.65 against Alabama ... Swam the 100-meter and 200-meter back at the Tennessee Invitational.

PRIOR TO LSU
Developmental swimmer who looks to earn her spot on the Lady Tigers roster ... Competed for the Woodlands swim team ... Participated in the 2011 Texas UIL 5A State Championships ... Swam at the 2010 GU AGS Senior championships and the 2011 GU Junior Nationals … Coached by Tim Bauer.

PERSONAL
Born June 14, 1993 ... Parents are John and JoEllen Reese ... Graduated in May 2015 with a degree in finance from the E.J. Ourso College of Business.

REESE’S TOP TIMES
50 freestyle, 23.94, 2013 Texas A&M Invite
100 backstroke, 55.09, 2015 Houston, Rice and Tulane
200 backstroke, 1:58.56, 2015 Houston, Rice and Tulane

REESE’S TOP 2014-14 TIMES
50 freestyle, 24.12, SEC Championships
100 backstroke, 55.09, Houston, Rice and Tulane
200 backstroke, 1:58.56, Houston, Rice and Tulane

 

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