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2012 Women's Swimming & Diving Roster

Jessica Thielmann


Newcastle, England

Six-Time All-American

2015 SEC Champion (1,650 Free)

2015 First Team All-SEC

2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection

2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection

2013 SEC All-Freshman Team

2013 Academic All-American

One-time SEC Female Swimmer of the Week


Top Times


200 Free: 1:47.48 (Last Chance Meet, March 9-11, 2015)

500 Free: 4:37.37 (2015 NCAA Championships)

1,000 Free: 9:37.22 (Tennessee, Jan. 31, 2013)

1,650 Free: 15:46.68 (2015 NCAA Championships)

200 Fly: 1:58.69 (Last Chance Meet, March 9-11, 2015)

200 Breast: 2:21.25 (Florida Atlantic, Jan. 19, 2013)

200 IM: 2:08.39 (Pinch-A-Penny All-Florida Invitational, Oct. 3-5, 2014)

400 IM: 4:06.72 (2015 NCAA Championships)



200 Free: 2:00.34 (2015 British National Time Trials)

400 Free: 4:09.73 (2015 British National Time Trials)

800 Free: 8:32.19 (2015 British National Time Trials)

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: Third (4:36.62)

1,650 Free: Second (15:46.68)

400 IM: Third (4:06.72)


National/International Competition:

Clocked career-best times in the 200-meter (2:00.34), 400-meter (4:09.73) and 800-meter (8:32.19) freestyle races at the 2015 British National Time Trials… 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: Earned four All-American honors, as she finished third in the 1,650-yard freestyle (15:46.68), fifth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:37.37), eighth in the 400-yard individual medley (4:06.72) and was also a member of UF’s 10th-place 800-yard freestyle relay squad (7:04.48)… SEC Championships: Won her first-career SEC Championship as she placed first in the 1,650-yard freestyle in 15:47.95… Also placed second in the 500-yard freestyle (4:36.62), sixth in the 400-yard IM (4:07.90) and was a member of the Gators third-place 800-yard freestyle relay squad (7:00.25)…  Finished with 19 individual wins and was part of four first-place relay teams during the dual meets and invitational competition… Honors: Four-time All-American… SEC Champion… First Team All-SEC… SEC Female Swimmer of the Week (10/14)… SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection.



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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