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Thirteen Nittany Lions competed for a place on Team USA
Men's Golf Earns Second Consecutive Highest Team GPA Award
Penn State moves up two places on final day to 25th
Nittany Lions swim second fastest time in event in school history
A total of 10 Nittany Lions heading to Atlanta for NCAA Women's Swimming & Diving Championships
|50 Free||23.16||12/5/14||Georgia Fall Invitational|
|100 Free||49.86||12/7/14||Georgia Fall Invitational|
|200 Free||1:47.31||3/1/15||Princeton NCAA Qualifier|
|500 Free||4:49.66||11/30/12||Georgia Invitational|
|1,000 Free||10:14.46||11/10/12||Villanova Dual|
|100 Fly||56.10||12/5/13||Texas Invitational|
2014-15 (Junior Year)
Saw action in 12 meets, including the NCAA Championships in the 400 medley relay and 400 and 800 freestyle relays ... Named an All-American after contributing to a seventh-place finish in a school-record 7:03.07 on the 800 free relay team ... Member of 800 free relay team that first broke the school record in the event at Big Tens, placing fifth in 7:05.42 ... Primarily competed in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyles individually, competing in all three at the Big Ten Championships ... Achieved career best and NCAA `B' cut times in the 100 (49.86) and 200 (1:47.31) at the Georgia Fall Invite (12/7) and Princeton NCAA qualifier (3/1), respectively ... Ranked third on the team in both events ... Also swam a personal best in the 50 free (23.16) at the Georgia Fall Invite ... Earned gold in the 100 (50.02) and 200 at Princeton (3/1) ... Also won the 100 free at the Bison Invite (1/31) in 51.41.
Competed in six meets and participated in the Big Ten Championships in the 100 free, 200 free and 500 free ... Swam to a personal-best time of 1:47.84 in the 200-yard freestyle event in the conference championships (2/21) ... Member of the 800-yard freestyle team that set a school record mark with a time of 7:05.44 at the Big Ten Championships (2/19) ... Competed in the 50-freestyle event once at the Villanova Duals (1/17), touching the wall in 24.30 ... Put up a mark of 4:50.00 in the 500 free, her best of the season, at the Texas Invitational (12/5) ... Also swam in the 100 butterfly for the only time of the season at the Texas Invitational ... Had her fastest time of the year in the 100 free at the Virginia/Texas tri-meet (11/8), finishing in 50.48 ... Took home two first place medals at the West Virginia Dual (10/18), winning the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 51.33 and the 200-yard freestyle with a time of 1:50.09.
2012-13 (Freshman Year)
Competed in six meets during the season ... Swam the 100, 200 and 500 free at the Big Ten Championships (2/19-22) ... Set personal-bests in four events at the Georgia Invitational (11/30-12/2), registering times of 23.43 in the 50 free, 50.51 in the 100 free, 1:48.01 in the 200 free and 4:49.66 in the 500 free ... Third on the team in the 200 free and fourth in the 500 and 1,000 free ... Notched a personal-best time of 10:14.46 in the 1,000 free in a dual meet with Villanova (11/10). High School
Attended Clover Hill High School, but swam for the Quest Swimming and head coach Dudley Duncan ... Owns seven club records in three different strokes ... Selected as the team MVP in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Was a two-time Virginia Swimmer of the Year ... Was a member of the 2011 National Club Swimming Association's All-America team that competed in Japan ... Was a junior national and senior national qualifier ... Was a three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-America selection. Personal
Full name is Kaitlin Spence Jones ... Born in Richmond, Virginia on January 5, 1994 ... Parents are C. Scott and Kathy Jones ... Has two brothers, Taylor and Zachary ... Brother, Taylor, plays men's volleyball at George Mason University ... Cousin, Austin Jones, plays men's volleyball at Eastern Mennonite University.