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2012 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Jessica Thielmann


Newcastle, England

Two-Time All-American

One-Time All-SEC

2013 Academic All-American

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2013 SEC All-Freshman Team


Top Times


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)



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 Rankings


500 Free:               Fourth (4:38.10)

1,650 Free:           Third (15:52.34)

400 IM:                   Tenth (4:09.99)


National/International Competition:

Placed second in the 1,500 free at the 2013 British Nationals… Participated in the 2012 Olympic Trials for England… Competed in the 2010 World Cup series in Berlin, where she finished fourth in the 800 free… Picked up a pair first-place finishes at the Australian Open… Participated in the 2010 European Short Course Championships in the 400 and 800 free… Competed at the 2008 England Olympic Trials… Participated in the European Junior Swimming Championships where she finished fourth in the 1,500 and eighth in the 800 freestyle.


At Florida


NCAA Championships: Finished 20th in the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:11.26), 34th in the 400-yard individual medley (4:13.51) and 37th in the 500-yard freestyle (4:44.59)… SEC Championships: Recorded a trio of top-eight finishes as she placed seventh in the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:05.10) and eighth in both the 500-yard freestyle (4:41.89) and the 400-yard individual medley (4:13.44) … Competed in various events during dual meets and invitational competition throughout the regular season… Honors: 2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll.



NCAA Championships: Claimed her first -career All-America honors, as she finished sixth in the 1,650-yard freestyle and 10th in the 500-yard freestyle with a personal-best time of 4:38.10… In addition, Thielmann placed 21st in the 400-yard individual medley (4:11.31)… SEC Championships: Placed second in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:53.93), seventh in the 500-yard freestyle (4:38.42) and ninth in the 400-yard individual medley (4:09.99)... Posted five dual meet wins as she competed in each contest for the Gators throughout the regular season... Made her collegiate debut at the All-Florida Invitational, where she placed second in both the 500-yard freestyle (4:52.72) and the 1,650-yard freestyle (16:39.26)… Honors: Two-time All-American… Academic All-American.


Prior to Florida:

Coached by Ian Oliver at Newcastle… British record holder in the 1,500 free for ages 13 and 15… Earned her first British Junior championship and medal at age 11… Parents are William and Helen… Has one sibling, Sophie.

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