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Jeffrey Raymond

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Davie, Fla. (Western)
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Jeff Raymond

 

All-American Selection

Three-time Freshman All-SEC Selection

2009-10 All-American

2010 All-America Performances: 200 freestyle, 800 free relay

 

Career Best Times

(Yards)

50 Free: 21.60                     (Florida Atlantic, 1/17/09)

100 Free: 46.04                   (Auburn, 1/24/09)

200 Free: 1:35.03               (2010 NCAA Championships)

500 Free: 4:18.19               (2008 Princeton Invite)

1000 Free: 9:21.27             (FAU, 1/16/10)

1650 Free: 15:15.48          (2008 Princeton Invite)

200 Fly: 1:45.17                 (2010 NCAA Championships)

 

(Meters)

100 Free: 50.82                   (2009 U.S. Open)

200 Free: 1:49.55               (2009 U.S. Open)

400 Free: 4:02.39               (2009 U.S. Nationals/World Trials)

100 Fly: 55.14                     (2010 U.S. Nationals)

200 Fly: 2:01.15                 (2009 U.S. Open)

 

UF All-Time Rankings

(Yards)

400-yard free relay: Third (2:50.76)

                                    Fifth (2:52.12)

800-yard free relay: First (6:14.72)

 

National/International Competition

Finished 41st at the 2010 Long Course U.S. Nationals in the 200-meter free (1:52.75), while placing 63rd in the 200-meter fly (2:06.09), 36th in the 100-meter fly (55.14) and 47th in the 100-meter free (51.33)…Competed at both the 2009 U.S. Nationals/World Trials and the 2009 U.S. Open during the summer of 2009…Took 35th in both the 100-meter fly (55.61) and 200-meter free (1:51.98) at U.S. Nationals in Indianapolis, Ind., while also placing 48th in the 400 free (4:02.39) and 49th in the 100 free (51.74)…At the 2008 U.S. Open in Federal Way, Wash., had an outstanding showing in the 200 free, finishing fourth overall (1:49.55), took 17th in the 200 fly (2:01.15), 19th in the 100 free (50.82), 61st in the 400 free (4:08.84) and 76th in the field in the 100 fly (57.28)…2008 Olympic Trials qualifier … 2007-2008 USA Swimming National Junior Team member … Recorded a top-five finish at 2007 Junior Nationals in 400 free … 2005 U.S. Open finalist … 2004 Junior National Champion.

 

At Florida

2009-10: Earned All-America honors in the 200 freestyle (honorable mention) and 800 free relay…Qualified for the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive year after being the sole freshman on the 2008-09 squad…Picked up his second and third All-America honors after finishing 13th in the 200 free at NCAAs and contributing as a member of the Gators’ 800-yard free relay that shattered a school record (6:15.91)…Placed 19th in the 200-yard butterfly at the NCAA Championships (1:45.17)…Took sixth in the 200 free (1:35.56) at the 2010 SEC Championships...Placed second in the 200 free (1:37.29) and third in the 500 free (4:27.59) against Auburn...Won the 1,000 free against FAU (9:21.27)…Took third in the 400-yard medley relay (3:25.09) vs. Indian River State College...Finished third in the 200 free (1:38.25) vs. Florida state, while placing second in the 500 free (4:28.63) and 400 free relay (3:01.24)...Part of the first-place 800 free relay squad at the Georgia Tech Invitational, while ending up fifth in the 500 free (4:30.56), third in the 200 free (1:38.58) and fourth in the 1,650 free (15:47.00)… Placed third in the 200 free (1:39.08) and 500 free (4:29.57) against Georgia, while joining his teammates to capture the 400-yard free relay (2:59.78)…Took second in the 200 fly against Georgia Tech (1:50.72)... Placed third in the season opener vs. Virginia in the 200 free (1:38.87), 500 free (4:33.58) and 400 free relay (3:07.41).

 

2008-09: The only freshman Gator from the men’s squad to compete at the 2009 NCAA Championships…Picked up an All-American honor as a member of UF’s ninth-place 800-yard freestyle relay at NCAAs in College Station, Texas…Had NCAA provisional qualifying marks in the 200, 500 & 1650-yard free races, as well as the 200 fly…Placed 34th in the 200 free (1:35.88) and 40th in the 500 free (4:23.66 ) at NCAAs…Named a three-time Freshman All-SEC selection as the top freshman finisher in the 200 free, 500 free and 200 fly at the 2009 SEC Championships in Auburn, Ala. …Placed fifth in the 200 free (1:35.55) after a career-best 1:35.27 in prelims, seventh in the 500 free (4:18.65) and eighth in the 200 fly (1:47.56) after a career-best 1:45.38 in preliminaries at SECs, securing three top-eight finishes…Claimed the 200 free (1:36.38) and 500 free (4:18.19) and took second in the mile (15:15.48) at the 2009 Princeton Big Al Invite, a career-best meet and highlight of the 12 meets Raymond swam in for the Gators his freshman season.

 

High School

The 2007 Sun-Sentinel Swimmer of the Year … A three-time FHSAA State Champion … Also involved in Surf Club … Coached in high school by Jay Fitzgerald.

 

Club

Trains at Pine Crest with coach Jay Fitzgerald.

 

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