Jared Markham
blank Jared Markham
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Centennial, Colo.

High School:
Cherry Creek

Position:
Back/Free/IM

Record Book:

• Holds the fourth-best time in the 200 backstroke and the eighth-best time in the 400 individual medley in school history.

2013-2014:

• Named to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

• Chosen as the recipient of the Morton S. Hodgson Jr. Scholarship.

2012-2013:

• Competed in the 200 and 400 individual medley and 200 backstroke at the NCAAs.

• Finished fifth in the 200 backstroke, seventh in the 400 individual medley and 14th in the 200 individual medley at the SECs.

• Named to the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

• Chosen as the recipient of the Morton S. Hodgson Jr. Scholarship.

• Named to the Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2011-2012:

• Competed in the 400 individual medley and the 200 backstroke and on the 200 and 400 freestyle relays and the 400 medley relay at the NCAAs.

• Came in third in the 200 backstroke, fifth in the 400 individual medley and seventh in the 200 individual medley at the SECs.

• Helped the 400 medley relay take second and the 800 freestyle relay place third at the SECs.

• Named Second-Team All-SEC and to the All-Freshmen Team.

• Named the SEC Freshman of the Week for his efforts against Georgia Tech.

• Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll.

• Named to the CSCAA Scholar All-America Team.

• Qualified for the 2012 United States Olympic Trials in the 200 backstroke.

High School:

• Graduated from Cherry Creek High where he was coached by Chris Loftis.

• Swam for Aces Swim Club under Eric Craven and Scott Cummins.

• Was the 2009 Junior National Champion in the 200 backstroke.

• Was the 2010 Junior National Champion in the 200 individual medley.

• Was the 2011 Colorado state champion and state record holder in the 200 individual medley and 500 freestyle.

• Was a USA National Youth Team member 2009-2010.

Personal:

• Born March 16, 1993.

• Son of Steve and Shannon Markham.

• Majoring in Sport Management.

Collegiate Personal Bests:

200 Backstroke 1:43.05 13 NCAA Championships

200 Individual Medley 1:46.23 13 SEC Championships

400 Individual Medley 3:45.76 13 SEC Championships

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