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Courtney Jefferson
Position: Distance Free
Height: 5'4"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Goldsboro, N.C.
High School: Rosewood
Major: Animal Science

 

Brings experience to the Aggies lineup...Can swim several different events, including the 100-yard backstroke, the 200-yard backstroke, the 100-yard breaststroke and the freestyle events.

2011-12 Season: Competed in seven meets...Mostly competed in freestyle events, but did also swam in the 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard backstroke, and 100-yard breaststroke events during the season...Finished third in the 200-yard freestyle against Radford on Jan. 20, clocking in at 2:28.95...Helped the Aggies take third place in the 200-yard medley relay on Jan. 27 at Campbell in 2:07.83...Placed fourth in the 200-yard freestyle against VMI and Howard on Oct. 29 with a season-best 2:27.82...Posted a season-best 1:02.86 time on Nov. 17 at the Highlander Invitational.

2010-11 season: Competed in five meets...Swam the 200-yard freestyle in 2:36.31 in the Oct. 8 dual meet against Radford and Liberty for eighth place...In that same meet, clocked in at 7:31.73 in the 500-yard freestyle for ninth place...Took 10th place in the 50-yard freestyle with a 30.44 time on Oct. 15 against Campbell and the 100-yard freestyle in 1:09.65 in the same meet for eighth place...Also finished the 500-yard freestyle in 7:30.21 on Oct. 15...Swam the 200-yard freestyle in 2:37.83 and the 100-yard freestyle in 1:07.19 at the CCSA Duals on Jan. 22...Posted a season-best 1:04.77 in the 100 free and a season-best 29.82 in the 50-free at the CCSA Championships.

 

High School: Named team captain and team MVP on the first-ever established swimming team at Rosewood High School...Was the highest scorer on the team as she competed in the 500-meter freestyle and 300-individual medley...Was an honor graduate, a National Honor Society member and a second chair Baritone All-County Band member...Also played in the concert band for four years and ran track...Was Part of the Youth Council as a parliamentarian.

Personal: Full name is Courtney Pauline Jefferson...She is the daughter of Edgar and Paulette Jefferson...Has one sibling, Nicole...Majors in sports science and fitness management and plans to pursue a career as an athletic trainer in California...Among the organizations she has contributed to are Angelfoods, YMCA and Youth Council...Says swimming has been a passion for her since she was 2...Felt A&T would give her the best chance to improve her swimming skills...Her other interests include music...Says the best part of A&T Athletics is the new experiences.   

 

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