2012-13: Named to the MAAC All-Academic team...Recognized as part of the College Swim Coaches Association of America (CSCAA) for academic excellence...Participates mostly in distance swims for the Saints, 500 Free and 1000 Free...Top 50 Free finish was 27.48, recorded against Vermont (11/3)...Performed well at ECAC Championships (11/30) in the 100 Free, finishing with a time of 55.05...Top 1000 Free was 10:57.38 in the NE Catholic Invite (10/18).
2011-12:Splashed onto the scene for the Saints during her first year...MAAC Swimmer of the Week 10/24...Broke a ten-year school record in the MAAC Championships finishing eighth in the 1000 free (10:27.06)...Won nine individual events...Top finisher in the 500 free against Holy Cross (5:18.02), New Hampshire (5:21.99), Sacred Heart (5:17.04), and the Northeast Catholic Invite...Won two other events in the Northeast Catholic Invite: the 200 free (2:00.17) and 1000 free (10:55.47)...Most dominating victory came in the 1000 free against Holy Cross as she tallied a time of 10:55.73 and beat the second place finisher by over 40 seconds...Also victorious in the 1000 free against Sacred Heart (10:45.10) and in the 200 free against Bryant and Niagara (1:56.57)...Notched a top-three finish in 24 of the 32 events she participated in
BEFORE SIENA:Earned four varsity letters at Norman...An Oklahoma Coaches Association All-State selection...A top-eight finisher in her state meet all four years.
PERSONAL:Born May 27, 1993...The daughter of Narciso and Jamie Medina...Has three younger brothers, Wyatt, Ethan, and Max...Enjoys ultimate frisbee, cooking, reading, and listening to music in her spare time...Chose Siena due to its academic programs and hospitability...Also recruited by Binghamton, Bryant, Eastern Illinois, Iona, Mesa State, Northern Iowa, NYU, and Rider.
KUETERMAN ON MEDINA:"One of our top distance swimmers and she is motivated to have a great junior year, she's been training hard and I look forward to watching her progress this season."
GETTING TO KNOW JACQUE MEDINA:
Twitter handle: @Jacque_L_Medina
Major: English with minors in Writing/Communication and Multimedia
What I like most about Siena College: The beaches and the babes.
What I like most about my sport: Creeping on all the people that walk by the pool during practice.
What I like most about coach: He's a goofy guy and he's easy to talk to.
Another Siena sport I follow: Golf and Water Polo
Player I most relate to on the team: I relate to everyone pretty well.
Best moment of the previous season: Making our training trip music video
My goal for the upcoming season: To improve our team standings at MAACs.
My biggest fear: Most flying insects
My hobbies are: Hot Yoga, Netflix, and dying my hair
What is one thing you can't live without: Coffee
If I could travel anywhere, I would go: New Zealand or Spain
If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: Clean undies
My biggest fan: My family
My before game/meet routine: I have a very carefully composed playlist I listen to before and during meets.
Best advice I have ever received: "The higher the hair, the closer to god."
Most embarrassing moment: Almost missing a race freshman year because I was dancing behind the blocks before the start.
Person I look up to the most: My grandma; the woman has infinite wisdom and southern charm.
Three words that describe me: silly, buck-toothed, stubborn.
Sport/Position I always wanted to try: Gymnastics, but I'm a big ol' scardey cat.
My dream job: Either to do editorial work for an internationally syndicated online magazine, or to work in publishing somewhere.
If I had a million dollars, I would: Get my mama out the hood.
If I could have any pet, I would have: a Three-toed sloth.
My dream car: A new Bugatti
Reality TV show:Amish Mafia
Class at Siena College:Writing 200 with Dr. Todd Snyder.
Vacation spot:Anywhere with a beach
Twitter account to follow:TFM (@totalfratmove) and Hood Jesus (@hoodjesusYo)
Sports Teams:Basketball: OKC Thunder. Football: OU and Dallas