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    Jessica Botzum Event: Breaststroke/Individual Medley
    Class: Sophomore
    Height: 5' 3"
    Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
     
    photo SKINNER ON BOTZUM: "Incredible work-ethic and feel for the water. Jessica has the talent and desire to be among the nation's elite."

    2004-05: Earned All-America honors with her seventh-place finish at the NCAA Championships in the 200 breaststroke, setting a school record with a time of 2:12.34 ... Finished 17th at the NCAAs in the 100 breast ... Named ACC Freshman of the Year ... Broke the school record in the 200 IM at the NCAAs ... Placed third in the 200 breaststroke at the ACC Championships ... Finished fourth at the same meet in the 100 breaststroke and sixth in the 200 IM ... Won the 200 breast and 200 IM at the Nike Cup ... Placed second at the Nike Cup in the 100 breast.

    HIGH SCHOOL: Swam for Coach Jonah Turner at Cardinal Gibbons High School ... Finished 10th at the 2004 US Olympic Trials in the 200 breaststroke and fourth at the US summer nationals in the 2004 breaststroke ... YMCA summer national meet record holder in the 200 breaststroke.

    PERSONAL: Jessica Ann Botzum was born November 29, 1985 in Wayne, New Jersey ... Daughter of Ted and Linda Botzum ... Majoring in biology.

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