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2012 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Jessica Thielmann

Free/IM

CLASS
FR
Hometown
Newcastle, England
Experience
School

Two-Time All-American

One-Time All-SEC

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2013 SEC All-Freshman Team

 

Top Times

(Yards)

200 Free: 1:48.22               (2012 Ohio State Invitational)

500 Free: 4:38.10               (2013 NCAA Championships)

1,000 Free: 9:40.85            (Auburn, 1/26/13)

1,650 Free: 15:52.34          (2012 Ohio State Invitational)

200 Breast: 2:21.25           (Florida Atlantic, 1/19/13)

200 IM: 2:09.76                    (2012 All-Florida Invitational)

400 IM: 4:09.99                    (2013 SEC Championships)

 

(Meters)

200 Free: 2:02.25               (British Gas National Youth Championships)

400 Free: 4:12.65               (2013 British Gas Championships)

800 Free: 8:34.78               (2013 British Gas Championships)

1,500 Free: 16:19.92          (2013 British Gas Championships)

200 Fly: 2:19.53                   (British Gas National Open Championships)

200 IM: 2:16.35                    (British Gas National Youth Championships)

400 IM: 4:49.09                    (British Gas National Youth Championships)

 

UF All-Time Top 10 Rankings

(Yards)

500 Free: Fourth (4:38.10)

1,650 Free: Third (15:52.34)

400 IM: Tenth (4:09.99)

 

National/International Competition: Participated in the 2012 Olympic Trials for England…Placed second in the 1500 free at the 2013 British Nationals … Competed in the 2010 World Cup series in Berlin where she finished fourth in the 800 free…Picked up a pair of gold medals in the Australian Open … In 2010 competed in the European Short Course seniors in the 400 and 800 free…At the European Junior Swimming she finished fourth in the 1,500 and eighth in the 800 freestyle…Competed in the 2008 Olympic Trials … Hopes to compete at the Commonwealth Games and the 2016 Olympics.

 

At Florida

2013-14:

Qualified for the NCAA Championships for the second consecutive season … Finished 20th in the mile at the national meet with a time of 16:11.26 … Also took 34th in the 400 individual medley (4:13.51) and 37th in the 500 freestyle (4:44.59) … At the SEC Championships, delivered a trio of top-eight swims … Placed seventh in the mile with a season low time of 16:05.10 … Went her season low in prelims of the 500 free (4:40.58) and finished eighth in a time of 4:41.89 … Also took eighth in the 400 IM, touching in 4:13.44 after a season low of 4:13.03 in prelims … Set her 200 free season low of 1:49.84 at the Ohio State Invitational … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

 

2012-13: Claimed first two All-America honors of her career at the 2013 NCAA Championships…Finished sixth in the 1,650 free, 10th in the 500 free with a personal-best time of 4:38.10 and was 21st in the 400 IM (4:11.31)…Earned a second place finish in the 1,650 free (15:53.93), was seventh in the 500 free (4:38.42) and ninth in the 400 IM stopping the clock in a personal-best 4:09.99 at the SEC Championships...Won the 1,000 free (9:41.81) and finished third in the 500 free (4:44.99) in the win over No. 2 Tennessee...Swept the distance free events for the second time this season, with wins in the 1,000 in a personal-best 9:40.85 and 500 free (4:47.18) at Auburn...Took second in the 200 free (1:49.73) against Florida Atlantic...Finished second in the 1,650 free with the second-best time in school history (15:52.34), also recorded a third place finish in the 500 free (4:39.97) and was 21st in the 400 IM (4:12.92) at the Ohio State Invitational...Won the 1,000 free (9:47.10) and the 500 free (4:50.53) at Florida State...Touched the wall second in the 1,000 free with a time of 9:51.03 against Texas A&M...Was second in the 200 free (1:51.35) at South Carolina...Finished fourth in the 1,000 free (9:58.30) and sixth in the 500 free (4:53.74) at Georgia...In her first meet as a Gator, finished second in the 500 free (4:52.72) and 1,650 free (16:39.26) and fourth in the 400 IM (4:24.19) at the All-Florida Invitational … Picked up All-American Academic Honors

 

Prior to Florida: Attended Newcastle High School and was coached by Ian Oliver…A British record holder in the 1,500 free at age 13 and 15…A British Junior champion and medalist since age 11…Parents are William and Helen Thielmann and has one sister Sophie.

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