Team Compiled a GPA of 3.2
Saints Jump Two Spots in Final Day
Five Saints Finish With Career Best Times
Youthful Saints In Search Of First MAAC Crown
Team Will Now Concentrate on the MAAC Championships
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: "Phenominal swimmer. She will really improve this year and I look forward to her keep us in every race that we're at and to keep improving from last year."
GETTING TO KNOW JACQUE MEDINA:
Minor: Multimedia and Writing
What I like most about Siena College: The beautiful campus and the crazy, interesting people
Other sports I like to follow at Siena include: Water polo, Golf, and Baseball
What I like most about Siena swimming and diving: My team and how well we motivate each other
My best swimming and diving moment has been: Getting to walk out for finals at MAACs last season
My superstitions are: I have to do the same stretches in the same order before every race, or else I'll feel off and start bugging out
The player on the team who I relate to best is: 1) Emily Carideo: because she's a crazy southern girl like me. 2) Kelsey Helin because she takes care of me and keeps me in line.
The funniest player on the team is: Christen Cherry; her childhood stories are too much for me. She's hilarious.
One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I have a sick obsession with Salt and Pepa, as well as Sir-mix-a-lot; and not just their mainstream stuff.
My hidden talent is: I'm pretty good at accents and impressions, (and also at pressing people's buttons.)
If I could be on a reality TV show, it would be: Man vs. Food; I've never lost an eating challenge
What is that one thing, you can't do without: My cell phone. It's a sad truth.
If I could travel anywhere in the world, I would go to: New Zealand, because Lord of the Rings was filmed there
My hobbies are: Making playlists, reading, spending money, harassing my teammates
My biggest fear: Losing a tooth, or a finger or something like that
If I were a crayon, I would be: Cerulean Blue; it's my favorite Crayola hue, and its got the right amount of cool and the right amount of "pop"
The best piece of advice I have gotten: "If it don't apply, let it fly."- Flavor Flav
The person who has helped me the most is: My momma. She's the raddest woman alive.
Professional athlete: Serge Ibaka
Pro sports team: Oklahoma City Thunder
Food: French toast
Flavor of ice cream: Rocky Road
Pizza Topping: Mushrooms
Color: Bright blue
TV Show: Law and Order: SVU
Song: "Shoop" by Salt&Pepa or "Believe" by Cher
Artist: Ugh, too many. Right now, I LOVE Cris Cab
Actor/Actress: Gerard Butler or...James Franco
Book: The Bonfire of the Vanities
iPhone App: Temple Run
Radio Station: Well, at home it's KJ 103; I don't know the stations here
Person to follow on Twitter: ICE-T