Gamecocks rank second behind only Georgia
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Carolina sends 32 swimmers, five divers to tonight's finals
2013-14 - Competed at the SEC Championships in the 100 freestyle (46.31, 51st) and 100 butterfly (51.20, 50th) ... Both times were career bests ... Qualified for the finals in four events at the Virginia Tech Invitational, finishing 21st in the 50 free (21.60), 22nd in the 100 free (47.70), 21st in the 100 back (53.48) and 21st in the 100 butterfly (52.38) ... Named to SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
2012-13 - Solid contributor in the sprint freestyle events and the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke...Swam in all nine regular-season meets and at the SEC Championships...Competed in the 50 freestyle (43rd, 21.31), 100 freestyle (48th, 46.61) and 100 butterfly (51st, 52.23) at the SEC Championships...Time of 46.61 in the 100 freestyle is a career best...Had the team's fifth fastest time in the 100 backstroke (52.95)...Recorded a season-best finish of fifth place on three occasions during the regular season...Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
2011-12 -Swam in every meet...Competed in the 50 freestyle, 100 freestyle and 100 butterfly at the SEC Championships...Posted personal records in the 50 freestyle (21.17), 100 freestyle (46.88) and 100 butterfly (51.56) at the Nike Cup Invitational...Also swam in the 100 backstroke at two dual meets this season...Named to the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.
2010-11 - Provided depth in freestyle and butterfly events...Top time in 50 free (21.55), 100 free (47.11) and 100 fly (51.57) came in season-ending meet vs. Alabama/Georgia...Swam in all eight dual meets.
PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from Marvin Ridge High School...Coach was Laurie Lester...Named South Piedmont Conference Swimmer of the Year (2009, 2010)...Was team MVP for three years...Won 2010 North Carolina state title in 50 free and 200 free relay; was third in 400 free relay...Helped team to a conference title in 2010 and a Union County title each year from 2008-10...Club team is SwimMAC Carolina...Was a 2009-10 USA Swimming Speedo Scholastic All-American...Member of junior national team for SwimMAC in both long- and short-course in 2009...Helped long-course team to junior national championship...Member of National Honor Society...Rotary Scholar, AP Scholar, and USC Coopers Scholar.
PERSONAL - Full name is Jacob Richard White...Born May 11, 1992 in Monroeville, Pa....Parents are Norman and Lori White...Has a brother, Evan, and a sister, Madeline...Father played football at Grove City College (Pa.)...Plans to major in mechanical engineering...Chose South Carolina because of the school's reputation and history, and also for the opportunity to compete in the Southeastern Conference.
|White's Top Times|
|50 freestyle||21.17||11/17/11||Nike Cup||Chapel Hill, N.C.|
|100 freestyle||46.31||2/22/14||SEC Championships||Athens, Ga.|
|100 backstroke||52.95||11/16/12||Virginia Tech Invitational||Christiansburg, Va.|
|100 butterfly||51.20||2/20/14||SEC Championships||Athens, Ga.|