Jeanette Batten Event: Butterfly/Freestyle
    Class: Senior
    Height: 5' 10"
    Hometown: Grafton, Va.
     
    photo         SKINNER ON BATTEN: "Jeanette is an incredible leader and an excellent competitor who will be a major factor in distance events in the ACC."

    2003-04: Placed fourth at the BIG EAST Championships with a personal-best time of 16:50.05 in the 1650 freestyle ... Set another personal best in the 500 freestyle with a mark of 4:56 ... Garnered a 12th-place finish at the BIG EAST Championships with a time of 4:29 in the 400 IM.

    2002-03: Finished fifth with a personal best of 5:05.21 in the 500 freestyle versus Pittsburgh ... Also had a personal best (10:22.93) in the 1,000 freestyle at Pitt ... Was 14th at the BIG EAST Championships in the 1,650 freestyle with a time of 17:11.89 ... Had the Hokies' second best time in the 200 butterfly at the conference meet with a mark of 2:06.49.

    2001-02: Placed 18th in the 200 butterfly at the conference meet with a personal-best time of 2:07.15.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered three years at Grafton High.

    PERSONAL: Jeanette Batten was born March 7, 1983 in Poughkeepsie, New York ... Daughter of John and Lyn Batten ... Majoring in human services.

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