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Jon Roberts
Jon Roberts

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Raleigh, N.C.

High School:
Cardinal Gibbons

Height:
6-5

Event:
Breaststroke/Sprint Free

Birthdate:
09/25/1987

Major:
Mechanical Engineering

SEC Freshmen Academic Honor Roll

Freshman Season (2005-06)
Came in fourth in the B final of the 100m breast (1:03.28) and 200m IM (2:05.46) at the U.S. Senior National Championships ... Also swam in the 200m breast ... Earned NCAA `B' cuts in the 100 (55.12) and 200 (1:59.88) breast's At the SEC Championship, finished eight in the 200 breast (1:59.88 in prelim to earn the `B' cut) ... Placed 10th in the 100 breast with a finals time of 55.19 and earned a provisional qualifier with a 55.12 prelim time ... Swam a career best 1:48.45 in the 200 IM finals at SEC's to take 15th place ... Finaled at the U.S. Open in the 100 breast (1:07.18 LCM), 200 breast (2:26.81 LCM) and 200 IM (2:11.31 LCM).

High School: Attended Cardinal Gibbons HS ... Swam for Dan Flack and the Raleigh Swimming Association ... Prior to move to Raleigh, swam for Rick Aronberg and Jack Hauber and the Greater Rochester Racing Raiders ... Competed in the 100m breast at the U.S. World Championship Trials ... Finished seventh in the 100m breast at the 2004 Summer Nationals ... Made Olympic Trials cuts with a 1:04.20 in the 100 breast ... Nine-time New York state champion ... Junior National Team member for two years ... Honor roll.

Personal: Full name is Jonathan Roberts ... Parents names are Charles and Rebecca Roberts ... Born on Sept. 25, 1987 ... Father swam for the University of Iowa ... Has one sister, Melanie ... Wants to be pre-med.

Career Best Times (SCY)
50 Free - 21.15
100 Breast - 54.54
200 Breast - 1:58.80
100 Fly - 50.49
200 IM - 1:48.45