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Jordan Jones
Jordan Jones

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Kingwood, Texas

High School:
Kingwood

Event:
Free/Breast/IM

Sophomore Season (2013-14):
Posted Auburn's fastest time in the 400 IM during the season (3:47.24) and earned an NCAA 'B' cut in the event as well as the 200 breast (1:59.17)...Finished 15th overall with the team-best time in the 400 IM...Earned a 22nd-place finish at the league meet in the 200 breast, swam personal best in the prelims (1:59.17)...Took 23rd overall at the SEC Championships in the 200 IM (1:48.01)...Took seocnd in the 200 breast versus South Carolina (2:04.30)...Was third in the 200 IM at Florida, swimming a time of 1:52.05...Turned in new PR in the 100 breast with a time of 56.00 at the Auburn Invitational.

Freshman Season (2012-13):
Competed in two events at the 2013 NCAA Championships (400 IM, 500 free) after earning NCAA 'B' cut times in both events...Placed 28th in the 400 IM at NCAAs after clocking a time of 3:49.28...Received the 'B' cut time in that event at the SEC Championships (3:46.24) after placing eighth in the A-final and locked up the fourth-fastest time in Auburn history...Won the 400 IM event in the dual meet against Kentucky with a time of 3:56.72...Finished in 53rd-place at NCAAs in the 500 free (4:29.44), but had a much better swim at SECs where he also received his 'B' cut time and finished in 27th (4:24.85) with a personal-best time and fourth-fastest by an AU swimming in the year...Swam nine total events throughout the year (50 free, 200 free, 500 free, 1,000 free, 100 breast, 200 breast, 200 fly, 200 IM, 400 IM)...Continued great conference meet performance with a 1:59.87 in the 200 breast to finish 18th and reach the C-final...Clocked the fourth-best Auburn time for the season in the 1,000 free (9:30.42) after finishing in third in the dual against LSU...Finished fifth against LSU in the 200 fly (1:54.24)...Had the sixth-best AU time for the year in the 200 IM after a 1:52.21 against Texas A&M, a race where he claimed second-place...In the same meet, helped Auburn claim the top four spots in the 100 breast (57.69), finishing in fourth...Named to All-SEC Freshman Team.

Pre-College:

A five-star recruit according to Swimming World ... Rated the No. 18 overall recruit in the nation by CollegeSwimming.com ... No. 3 recruit in the state of Texas ... Graduated from Kingwood High School in Kingwood, Texas ... Helped lead team to state title in 2009 ... Swam the freestyle leg on the state champion 200 medley relay in 2010 ... Was state champion in the 500 free and 100 breast in 2011 ... Competed at 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in Omaha, swimming 200 and 400 IM ... Club team is Blue Tide Aquatics.

Personal:
Parents are Scott and Lyn Jones ... Has a brother, Cameron ... Plans to major in pre-vet ... Chose Auburn because of the team atmosphere and world-class coaching staff.

Jones' Top Times (SCY)
Event Time Date Meet
50 freestyle 23.15r 11/2/12 at Kentucky
200 freestyle 1:41.76 11/2/12 at Kentucky
500 freestyle 4:24.85 2/20/13 SEC Championships
1000 freestyle 9:30.42 10/20/12 LSU
100 breaststroke 56.00 11/22/13 Auburn Invitational
200 breaststroke 1:59.17 2/22/14 SEC Championships
200 butterfly 1:50.42 3/2/14 Tennessee Last Chance
200 IM 1:47.64 2/19/14 SEC Championships
400 IM
3:46.24 2/21/13 SEC Championships
Jones' Top Times (LCM)
Event Time Year Meet
200 freestyle
1:53.92 2012 NCSA Jr. Nationals
400 freestyle 4:00.27 2012 Austin Grand Prix
100 breaststroke 1:05.89 2012 NCSA Jr. Nationals
200 breaststroke 2:22.45 2012 US Olympic Trials
200 IM 2:05.87 2012 US Olympic Trials
400 IM 4:28.19 2011 Sr. Nationals