Position
Freesytle/butterfly
Class
Freshman
Hometown
Baton Rouge, La.
High School
Baton Rouge HS

2009 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2007 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2006 SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll

CAREER
Versatile swimmer who added depth to the freestyle, backstroke and butterfly events … Ranked fourth on the team in the 100-yard butterfly as a sophomore … Earned SEC Academic Honor Roll honors in her freshman, sophomore and senior seasons.

SENIOR SEASON (2008-09)
Contributed in freestyle, backstroke and butterfly races … Competed in every dual meet, the Art Adamson Invitational and the SEC Championships … Enjoyed a fine conference meet, claiming new personal bests in the 50 free (23.65), 100 butterfly (55.65) and 200 backstroke (2:02.77) … Secured runner-up honors in the 100 back against Delta State … Placed third in the 50 free at the LSU Invitational with a time of 23.72 … Also registered a mark of 55.72 in the 100 fly … Finished fourth in the 200 back at the same competition.

JUNIOR SEASON (2007-08)
Added quality depth to freestyle and butterfly events … Saw action in eight dual meets and the Georgia Tech Invitational … Notched runner-up honors in the 50 free against Delta State with a clocking of 25.04 … Placed fourth in the 100 fly at the same meet … Swam a season-best time of 54.20 in the 100 free versus Houston and Rice … Finished seventh in the 100 back (1:00.69) against the fourth-ranked Texas A&M Aggies … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2006-07)
Excellent all-around swimmer who contributed in sprint freestyle, butterfly and backstroke events … Competed in every dual meet, the Art Adamson Invitational and the SEC Championships … Posted personal-best times in the 100 fly and 100 free at SEC’s … Finished 21st in the 100 fly at SEC’s with a lifetime-best clocking of 56.77 … Finished 32nd in the 50 free (24.10) and 40th in the 100 free (52.38) at SEC’s … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll … Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2005-06)
One of the Lady Tigers’ freshman standouts in sprint freestyle and butterfly events … Owned LSU’s third-fastest time of the year in the 50 fly (26.83) and was fourth on the team in the 100 fly (57.15) … Participated in relays as well … Turned in a solid performance with a 24th-place finish in the 50 free at the SEC Championships … Swam a season-best time of 23.91 in that race … Finished 32nd in the 100 free at SEC’s with another career best (52.68) … Just missed the consolation final of the 100 fly at SEC’s, taking 24th (57.15) … One of seven swimmers named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll … Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the most coveted swimming prospects in the state … A product of Baton Rouge High School and the Bengal Tiger Aquatic Club … Coached by John Roy … A Junior National qualifier and multi-time finalist in the freestyle, butterfly and backstroke events … Louisiana representative for the Wendy’s High School Heisman Award and an Academic All-American … Was the captain and MVP at BHS and BTAC … Earned All-America honors in the 50 and 100 free and 100 fly … Louisiana state high-point winner and sectionals finalist … Graduated Suma Cum Laude.

PERSONAL
Born Oct. 7, 1987 … Parents are Rob and Amy Wright … Has two brothers, Robbie and Travis … Father, Rob and brother, Robbie attended LSU … Travis is a 100 fly swimmer at Tennessee … Has lived near the LSU campus all of her life … Majoring in biology.

JAMIE’S TOP TIMES
50 freestyle  :23.65  2009 SEC Championships
100 freestyle   :52.38  2007 SEC Championships
100 butterfly   :55.65   2009 SEC Championships
200 backstroke  2:02.77  2009 SEC Championships

 

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