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Jaime Ellis
  • Senior
  • Individual Medley/Freestyle
  • Spring, Texas (Klein Oak)
  • Eighteen-time All-American
  • All-SEC
Career Best Times
(Long Course Meters)
Event Time    
50 free 27.15 01.24.2004 Alabama
100 free 58.16 01.23.2004 Auburn
200 free 2:03.37 01.23.2004 Auburn
400 free 4:25.22    
200 IM 2:21.78    
400 IM 4:53.98    
200 back 2:47.82    
(Short Course Meters)
Event Time Date Opponent
200 IM 2:10.68 2004 NCAA Championships
200 free 1:59.55 2004 NCAA Championships
(Yards)
Event Time Date Opponent
200 IM 1:58.54 2004 SEC Championships
400 IM 4:11.36 2001 NCAA Championships
50 free 24.03 11.23.2002 Georgia
100 free 50.55 2003 NCAA Championships
200 free 1:47.05 2004 SEC Championships
500 free 4:52.37 10.17.2003 Michigan-FAU
200 back 1:58.82 10.26.2002 Penn State
100 fly 54.91 2004 SEC Championships

UF All-Time Ranking: Fifth in the 200 IM (1:59.22) ... Fifth in the 400 IM (4:11.36) ... First (1:30.18), fourth (1:30.57) and fifth (1:30.59) in the 200 FR ... Seventh in the 400 FR (3:18.11) Tied for third (7:07.82), fifth (7:07.85), seventh (7:09.03) and 10th (7:11.06) in the 800 FR.

National/International Competition: Finished 34th in the 200 IM (2:22.59), and member of the 400 FR and 800 FR teams which placed fifth (3:54.22) and third (8:19.53), respectively at the 2003 U.S. Open (12/4-6) Competed in several events at the 2003 Summer National Championships Eighth in the 200-meter IM prelims (2:18.99) and fifth in the 200-meter IM (2:17.43) Named to the World University Games roster in the 400-meter IM finishing seventh (4:53.98) Named to the 2001 USA Swimming All-America Team in 400-meter IM (4:51.98) ... Placed seventh in the 400-meter IM at the 2001 World Championship Trials Competed in the 200- and 400-meter IM and the 200-meter free preliminary events at the 2000 U.S. Olympic Team Trials Junior National Champion in the 400-meter IM at the Junior Nationals Southeast in August 2000 Recorded her personal best time of 4:52.52 in the race Also holds the All-time Junior National record in the 400-meter IM after that race In the 800-meter free, placed second in addition to marking her personal best of 8:55.76 Made seven Olympic Trial Cuts.

At Florida:
2003-04:
Earned seven All-America honors All-SEC Academic All-SEC Qualified for the 2004 Olympic Trials Eight first place finishes Set a school record in the 200-meter IM (2:10.68), finishing fourth and finished 16th in the 200-meter free (2:00.05), but swam a career-best time of 1:59.55 in the preliminaries at the NCAA Championships Member of the third-place 200-meter FR team (1:40.60), the fifth-place 800-meter MR team (7:57.90), the ninth-place 200-meter MR team (1:52.57) and the10th-place 400-meter MR team (4:03.98) at NCAAs Runner-up in the 200 IM with a career-best time of 1:58.54, finished fourth in the 200 free (1:47.08), 11th in the 100 fly (54.91) at the SEC Championships Member of the third-place 800 FR team with an automatic qualifying time of 7:07.82, the third-place 400 FR team with an automatic time of 3:18.11, the fourth-place 200 MR team (1:41.32) and the fourth-place 200 FR team (1:31.35) at SECs First in the 50 free with a season-best time of 23.70 at Tennessee (1/31) First in the 50-meter free vs. Alabama (1/24) with a time of 27.15 Swam an Olympic Trials qualifying time of 2:03.37 in the 200-meter free vs. No. 1 Auburn (1/23) Also runner-up in the 100-meter free with a provisional time of 58.16 vs. the Tigers Against No. 16 Arizona State (1/9), finished first in the 500 free with a provisional time of 4:53.84 First in the 200 IM (2:05.13), second best time in the 200 back (2:07.05), and swam on the 400 FR team which with the best time (3:28.40) vs. Kentucky (1/3) Took third in the 200 back (2:05.76) and 50 free (24.04) at South Carolina (11/14) 200 MR team placed second (1:47.29) at South Carolina Swam a provisional qualifying time in the 100 free (51.17) and 400 MR team placed second (3:43.95) at Georgia (11/13) Fourth in the 200 IM (2:05.40), member of the third-place 400 MR team (3:53.69), and a member of the 400 FR with the fourth best time (3:36.25) vs. FSU (11/11) Finished second as a member of the 200 MR (1:46.98) vs. Arkansas (10/23) Placed first in the 100 free (51.34) and 200 free (1:48.97), and swam on 200 FR team which placed second (1:37.33) at the Florida Invitational Finished with a second-best time in the 500 free (4:52.37) at the Michigan-FAU (10/17) dual meet.

2002-03: Earned All-America honors as a member of the 800 FR team that finished fourth (7:10.54) at the NCAA Championships and also earned honorable mention honors in the 200 IM, finishing in 14th place (2:00.77) Also finished 30th and 39th, respectively in the 100 and 200 free at the NCAA Championships Earned All-SEC honors as a member of the 800 FR team that finished third at the SEC Championships, as she swam an NCAA automatic qualifying time of 1:47.38 in the 200 free as the lead-off leg (ranks sixth in school history) Registered her first win of the season against Tennessee (2/1) in the 50 free (24.04) Against Miami (1/13), recorded a second place finish in the 200 IM (2:06.60) and finished third in the 200 back (2:06.49) Swam her first provisional time vs. Texas (1/11) with a season best time of 1:50.65 in the free Finished third in the 500 free (4:56.50) vs. Texas Touched the wall runner-up in the 200 free (1:52.08) against Penn State (10/28).

2001-02: Recorded 13 top-three finishes ... Named first-team All-SEC Earned four All-America honors in the 200 and 800 FR, 200 IM and 400 IM Placed fourth (7:07.85) in the 800 FR and sixth (1:30.57) in the 200 FR at the 2002 NCAA Championships Scored two runner-up spots at the SEC Championships including a jump from sixth after the preliminaries of the 200 IM ... Member of the 200 FR team that set a school record at SEC Championships with a time of 1:30.18 Three first-place finishes and 10 runner-up spots Won the 200 free (1:50.28) against Alabama (1/26) and the 100 freestyle (51.32) against FAU (2/9), both season highs ... Team best times in both the 200 IM (1:59.87) and the 400 IM (4:12.83) Second and had a collegiate best time of 24.36 in the 50 free vs. Tennessee (2/2).

2000-01: Second-team All-SEC Earned All-America honors in the 400 IM, a member of the 200 and 400 FR teams along with honorable mention All-America honors in the 1,650 free and 200 IM at NCAA Championships Swam in six events and her 48 total points were the second most for the Gators and the ninth most overall at SEC Championships where she set three collegiate bests Third in the 200 free against Tennessee (2/3) with a collegiate best time of 1:50.99 Second in the 1,650 free (17:02.83) against Miami (1/27) Placed second in the 50 free (24.90) against Indian River C.C. and Florida Atlantic (1/26) Second in the 500 free (4:56.78) against Arizona State and Auburn (1/6) Placed fourth in the 400 IM (4:25.26) versus Auburn (1/5) Swam on the winning 800 FR team, won the consolation finals of the 400 IM (4:21.56) and finished fourth in the finals of the 200 IM (2:05.32), at the SMU Women's Swimming and Diving Classic Finished first in the 400 IM (4:23.82) against Alabama (10/21).

High School: A 2000 graduate of Klein Oak High School Was a 24-time All-American Holds the Texas state record in both the 200 free and 200 IM Recorded both records at the Texas High School State Meet when she swam the 200 free in 1:48.76 and the 200 IM in 2:01.00 in back-to-back events Those times also marked her personal best times in those events Was the American Short Course Champion in the 400 IM and the 200 IM in March 2000 Was a two-time recipient of the Jack Bialas Award for the outstanding female swimmer of the year Holds eight team records Was a six-time Texas State Champion Named the Army Reserve Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Club: Member of the Woodlands and coached by Tim Bauer.


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