Women's Swimming

Jacque Medina  
Jacque Medina

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Norman, Okla.

High School:
Norman

Height:
5-2

Event:
Free/Fly


AS A JUNIOR:
  • Steady presence for Saints in relay events
  • Enjoyed a great meet against Holy Cross (10/23) finishing first in the 200 free (1:59.83), second in the 500 free (5:21.11)
  • Member of 400 free relay team that beat Assumption 1/24 (3:46.73)
  • Finished 10th in the 1650 yard Free at the MAAC Championships (17:43.49)
  • Finished second in the 500 yard free vs. Assumption 1/24 (5:22.64) and Sacred Heart 2/1 (5:21.81)
  • Member of 400 free relay team that finished sixth in the MAAC Championships (3:35.01)
  • Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team
AS A SOPHOMORE:
  • 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)
AS A FRESHMAN:
  • 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
  • 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:
    Major: English with minors in Writing/Communication and Multimedia
    Twitter handle: @Jacque_L_Medina
    What I like most about Siena College: The beaches and the babes.
    Player I most relate to on the team: I relate to everyone pretty well.
    My hobbies are:Hot Yoga, Netflix, and dying my hair
    If I was stuck on a deserted island, the one thing I would bring: Clean undies
    Person I look up to the most:My grandma; the woman has infinite wisdom and southern charm.
    Most embarrassing moment: Almost missing a race freshman year because I was dancing behind the blocks before the start.
    My dream car: A new Bugatti
    Favorite Reality TV Show: Amish Mafia
    Website BuzzFeed and Huffington Post
    Actor/Actress: Hugh Jackman/Melissa McCarthy
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