Gamecocks rank second behind only Georgia
2013-14 - Posted times of 1:03.17 in the 100 backstroke and 2:15.67 in the 200 backstroke against Duke ... Recorded a time of 2:12.56 in the 200 IM at the Virginia Tech Invitational ... Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
2012-13 - Swam in six meets during the regular season, competing in the 100 and 200 backstroke and 200 IM...Turned in a season-best tie for sixth finish in the 100 backstroke, recording a time of 1:03.81...Swam a personal best of 2:07.75 to finish seventh in the 200 backstroke against College of Charleston, Queens and Wingate.
PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from Academic Magnet High School...Lettered all four years under head coach A.J. Parks...Earned All-Lowcountry Honorable Mention honors all four years...Named MVP and team captain...Swam for the Mount Pleasant Swim Club under coach Doug Fetchen...Was a senior sectionals qualifier and Allstate qualifier...Member of the National Honors Society and National French Honor Society...Was an AP Scholar.
PERSONAL -Full name is Jessie Hannah Bridgham...Born July 15, 1994...Parents are Russell and Gail Bridgham...Has one brother, William...Chose South Carolina for the opportunity to swim at a high-level school...Plans to major in business.