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Kaitlin Jones
Kaitlin Jones

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Midlothian, Va.

High School:
Clover Hill

Event:
Free

Birthdate:
01/05/1994

Club:
Quest Swimming


02/19/2014

Records Fall at Day One of Big Ten Championships

Three records set in opening day of conference championships

02/01/2014

Lions Take Down Tigers and Bonnies on Senior Day

The Nittany Lions topped the field in 12-of-16 events

01/25/2014

No. 17 Lions Overpower Midshipmen 193-99

Penn State registered top marks in all 16 events

01/16/2014

Nationally Ranked Swimming and Diving Travels to Villanova Friday

No. 17 women, No. 19 men face the Wildcats on Friday at 2:30 p.m.

12/07/2013

Ackman Turns in Program Record-Tying Effort

The Blue and White notched four top-five performances in final day at Texas Invitational

CAREER BESTS

Event Time Date Site/Opponent
50 Free 23.43 11/30/12 Georgia Invitational
100 Free 50.48 11/8/13 Texas Invitational
200 Free 1:47.84 2/21/14 Big Ten Championships
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

2013-14 (Sophomore Year)
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.

2012-2013 (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).

Prep
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, Va. on January 5, 1994 ... Daughter of 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.

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