200 medley relay is top seed in Friday's finals
Five up, one down for Auburn on opening night
Meet runs Thursday-Saturday in Indianapolis
Tigers favored in multiple individual and relay events
Several strong swims at Bulldog Invite
2-1-14 South Carolina vs Auburn Swimming and Diving Anthony Hall
3-29-13 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 2
2-23-13 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 5, Prelims
2-21-13 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Day 3 Finals
2-21-13 SEC Swimming and Diving Championships, Prelim Thurs
Senior Season (2015-2016):
Competed against Alabama in the first meet of the season finishing the 100-breast with a time of 57.28...Finished the 200-breast with a time of 2:04.05...finished fourth in the 400 IM with a time of 3:59.53...Finished third in the 200 yard breaststroke against Indiana and Texas with times of 2:03.46 and 2:02.62...Third place finish against Texas in the 200 IM touching the wall at 1:51.32...
Junior Season (2014-15):
Traveled to the NCAA Championships as a relay altenate, but did not compete ... Recorded NCAA 'B' cut swims in the 200 IM (1:46.30) and 400 IM (3:45.80) during the season ... Qualifed for the 400 IM consolation final at the SEC Championships in February, posting a 3:45.70 in prelims for the third-best time in school history in the event ... Also scored in the 200 breast, clocking a personal best time of 1:57.17 in the B-final at the conference meet... Finished 15th overall in the 200 IM at the SEC Championships, touching in at 1:46.80 to set a personal record ... Competed in the 200 fly at the Georgia Invitational, posting a 1:50.55 at the mid-year meet ... Finished second in the 200 IM (1:49.57) in Auburn's road win at Missouri ... Also took second in the 200 IM in a home dual meet against Texas (1:50.39).
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.
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.
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)|
|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|
|100 breaststroke||56.00||11/22/13||Auburn Invitational|
|200 breaststroke||1:57.57||2/21/15||SEC Championships|
|200 butterfly||1:50.42||3/2/14||Tennessee Last Chance|
|200 IM||1:46.30||2/18/15||SEC Championships|
|Jones' Top Times (LCM)|
||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|