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Deirdre Jones
Deirdre Jones

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Nashville, Tenn.

High School:
University School of Nashville

Event:
Freestyle


04/19/2013

Chokran Named MVP at Team's Annual Awards Banquet

Women's Swimmer Chokran Named Team MVP at Annual Awards Banquet

03/27/2013

Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

Fifty-Nine Wolverines Named to Winter Academic All-Big Ten Team

03/23/2013

Four Swim on Final Day of NCAA Championships

Four Women's Swimmers Compete on Final Day of NCAA Championships

03/22/2013

Five Wolverines Earn All-America Honorable Mentions on Day Two

Five Women's Swimmers Earn All-America Honorable Mentions

03/21/2013

Two Swim to Career Bests on Day One of NCAA Championships

Two Women's Swimmers Set Career Bests on Day One of NCAAs

At Michigan ...NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2013: 200-yard Medley Relay)... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention (2011: 200-yard Freestyle Relay) ... Big Ten champion (2011: 200-yard Freestyle Relay) ... All-Big Ten (2011) ... Three-time Academic All-Big Ten (2011-13) ... Four-time U-M Athletic Academic Achievement (2010-13) ... CSCAA Scholar All-American (2011) ... Two-time CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention (2010, 2013) ... Big Ten Distinguished Scholar (2011) ... Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 8, 2013).

Senior (2012-13) ...Academic All-Big Ten... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention ... CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention ... Big Ten Swimmer of the Week (Jan. 8) ... U-M Athletic Academic Achievement...Championship Meets ... Assisted with a 13th place finish on the 200-yard medley relay and a 17th place finish in the 400-yard medley relay at the NCAA Championships (March 21-23); also earned NCAA All-America Honorable Mention on the 200-yard medley relay ... Finished 10th in the 50-yard freestyle, 12th in the 200-yard freestyle, 18th in the 100-yard freestyle, plus assisted on a third-place finish in the 200-yard medley relay, a fifth-place finish in the 400-yard medley relay, and ninth-place finishes in both the 200-yard freestyle and 400-yard freestyle relays at the Big Ten Championships (Feb. 20-23) ...Regular Season... Won the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyles vs. Toledo (Feb. 8) ... took first in the 200-yard and 100-yard freestyles, part of two relay wins in the 400-yard medley and 200-yard freestyle vs. Michigan State (Jan. 25) ... assisted in two relay wins, finished second in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle vs. Ohio State (Jan. 18) ... finished eighth in the 200-yard freestyle, 10th in the 100-yard freestyle and 14th in the 50-yard freestyle at the Hawkeye Invitational (Nov. 30-Dec. 2) ... swam three events against Texas/Indiana (Oct. 26) ... swam in three events against Minnesota (Oct. 5) ... swam four events vs. Wisconsin, finishing second in both 200-yard freestyle and 50-yard freestyle.

Junior (2011-12) ... Academic All-Big Ten ...U-M Athletic Academic Achievement ...Championship Meets ... Finished 40th in the 100-yard butterfly, and 50th in the 100-yard freestyle and 50-yard freestyle at Big Ten Championships (Feb. 15-18) ... Regular Season ... won the 100-yard freestyle, and finished third in the 50-yard freestyle against Michigan State (Jan. 27) ... fourth in the 50-yard freestyle, sixth in the 100-yard freestyle, and eighth in the 100-yard butterfly against Ohio State (Jan. 21) ... seventh in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle against Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 14) ... fourth in the 50- and 100-yard freestyles against Indiana (Jan. 7) ... seventh in the 200-yard freestyle, 10th in the 100-yard freestyle, and 12th in the 50-yard freestyle at the Hawkeye Invitational (Dec. 2-4) ... ninth in the 100-yard freestyle and 10th in the 50-meter freestyle against Florida/Stanford (Nov. 4-5) ... 10th in the 100-yard freestyle and 12th in the 50-yard freestyle against IU/Texas (Oct. 28) ... fourth in the 50-yard freestyle and 100-yard freestyle against Toledo (Oct. 22) ... fifth in the 100-yard freestyle and seventh in the 50-yard freestyle against Minnesota (Oct. 7-8).

Sophomore (2010-11) ... NCAA All-America Honorable Mention ... Big Ten champion (200-yard Freestyle Relay) ... All-Big Ten first team ... Academic All-Big Ten ... Championship Meets ... Finished 64th in the 200-yard freestyle at the 2011 NCAA Championships (March 17-19) ... also earned NCAA All-America Honorable Mention on the 200-yard freestyle relay ... helped the 200-yard freestyle relay team win the conference title; individually, finished 24th in the 200-yard freestyle, 26th in the 50-yard freestyle and 31st in the 100-yard freestyle at the 2011 Big Ten Championships (Feb. 16-19) ... Regular Season ... Swam four events at Northwestern/Notre Dame (Jan. 15)... placed fourth in the 50-yard freestyle at Indiana (Jan. 8)... finished fourth in the 100-yard freestyle and fifth in the 200-yard freestyle (setting career-highs in both) at the EMU Invitational (Dec. 3-4)... swam the 100-yard freestyle twice against Stanford/Florida (Nov. 5-6), finishing seventh and eighth... swam the 50-, 100- and 200-yard freestyle (6th/5th/11th) against Indiana/Texas (Oct. 29-30)... finished third in the 50-yard freestyle and fourth in the 100-yard freestyle against Toledo (Oct. 22)... swam in all three sprints, as well as on the 400-yard medley relay, against Minnesota (Oct. 8).

Freshman (2009-10) ... CSCAA Scholar All-America honorable mention (2010)... Regular Season ... Achieved career-high marks in two races against Michigan State (Jan. 29)... set two additional career highs against Northwestern (Jan. 16)... finished third in the 100-meter backstroke at Copa Coqui (Jan. 2)... made collegiate debut at Dennis Stark Relays (Oct. 9).

Prep ... University School of Nashville (2009)... Six-time Academic All-American... Seven-time Regional champion... earned team leadership award for Nashville Aquatic Club as a junior... state champion in 200m Freestyle and runner-up in 100m Freestyle as a senior... finished second in 200m Freestyle and 500m Freestyle at the 2008 Tennessee state meet... finished third in the 200m Freestyle and fourth in the 500m Freestyle at the 2007 Tennessee state meet... two-time Junior National Championships qualifier and was named a finalist in the 50m Freestyle as a senior... All-American Scholastic Swimmer... AP Scholar...

Club/Junior Team ... Nashville Aquatic Club.

Personal ... Deirdre Marie Jones was born June 25, 1991... daughter of Herbert Jones and Hollis Hampton Jones... enrolled in College of Literature, Science and the Arts... French/International Studies major.

P = Preliminaries

Event Time Date
50-yard Freestyle 22.80 2/21/13
100-yard Freestyle 49.90p 2/23/13
200-yard Freestyle 1:47.58p 2/22/13
500-yard Freestyle 5:06.92 12/5/09
100-yard Backstroke 58.66 1/29/10
100-yard Butterfly 56.74 2/17/12
200-yard Individual Medley 2:07:54 11/19/10

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