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    Jacob Thulin     
     
      Jacob  Thulin
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Taby, Sweden

High School:
Tibble Gymnasium

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 172

Event:
Butterfly/Freestyle

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CAREER HONORS
ALL-AMERICA CERTIFICATES (2)
2015 - 2

SEC MEDAL COUNT (2)
Gold: 1
2015: 200 MR
Bronze: 1
2012: 200 FR

CAREER AWARDS
2015 All-American
2015 All-SEC (First Team)
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2012 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

2014-15 - SENIOR
AWARDS
2015 All-American
2015 All-SEC (First Team)
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll

DUAL MEET RECAP

  • Made his season debut against IU and UK, where he earned a second-place result in the 100-yard butterfly (48.55) and a fourth-place result in the 100-yard freestyle (45.61)
  • Picked up a trio of wins in the 100 butterfly during the dual meet season, winning against LSU, Georgia and Florida.

SEC RECAP

  • Part of the winning 200 medley relay team, swimming the butterfly leg. The Vols finished in an A-cut time of 1:24.09. It was Thulin's first career SEC gold medal.
  • Scored in all three individual events for the Vols, reaching one A final, one B final and one C final.
  • Took eighth in the 100 butterfly, notably swimming a career-best time of 46.38 in the morning preliminaries.
  • Also placed 15th in the 50 freestyle (20.08) and 24th in the 100 freestyle (44.66). Set a new personal best in the 50 free in the prelims (19.97).
  • In other relays, Thulin was part of the fourth-place 200 free relay team and the fifth-place 400 medley relay team.

NCAA RECAP

  • Part of the eighth-place 200 medley relay team on the butterfly leg (1:24.26). It was his first career All-America honor.
  • Part of the 16th-place 200 free relay team, swimming the final leg (1:18.42).

2013-14 - JUNIOR
AWARDS
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll

DUAL MEET RECAP

  • Swam a season-best 21.23 in the 50-yard freestyle against Florida
  • Finished in eighth place in his first race in the 200-yard freestyle this year, with a time of 1:42.72 against Florida
  • Competed in all five of Tennessee's meets during the fall
  • Placed in the top three in the 100 butterfly four times in the fall semester, winning at UNC Wilmington and recorded a fall-best 49.54 at home against South Carolina
  • Swam a career best 1:55.17 in the 200 butterfly to conclude the semester at the Georgia Tech Invitational

2012-13 - SOPHOMORE
AWARDS
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll

DUAL MEET RECAP

  • Again served as one of the Vols' top 100 butterfly and sprint freestyle swimmers
  • Placed fourth in the 50 freestyle in the season opener at UNC Wilmington with a time of 21.82 and finished second in 100 butterfly with time of 50.87
  • Swam a season best against Louisville in the 100 butterfly (49.72)
  • Swam a season best in the 100 freestyle against Ohio State (45.80)
  • At Tennessee Invitational, he took second in the 100 butterfly. Also set career bests in the 200 freestyle (1:42.01) and 200 butterfly (1:58.18).
  • Finished in the top three in the 100 butterfly in seven of eight meets during the regular season

SEC RECAP

  • Scored for the Vols in all three of his individual events, recording career bests in all three
  • Finished 10th in the 100 butterfly in a career-best time of 46.91, the first time he swam under 47 seconds at UT
  • Took 18th in the 100 freestyle in a best time of 44.19 and was 23rd in the 50 freestyle, swimming a career-best time of 20.14
  • Also swam on the 200 freestyle relay team, which finished fourth

2011-12 - FRESHMAN
CAREER AWARDS
2012 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

SEASON RECAP

  • Placed second in the 50 free against Indiana and Kentucky with a season-best 20.66
  • Finished second in the 100 fly at Louisville in 50.33
  • Took third in the 100 fly against Indiana and Kentucky with a season-best 49.74
  • Placed fourth in the 100 free at South Carolina with a season-best 47.16
  • Placed 20th in the SEC-Prelim. with a career best time of 20.30 in 50 Freestyle
  • Placed 19th in the 100 Freestyle with a career best time of 44.80 in the SEC-Prelim
  • Had a career best time at the SEC-Prelim with the time of 48.38 in the 100 Butterfly
  • Placed 15th with the time of 48.68 in the 100 Butterfly during the SEC Championship

PRIOR TO TENNESSEE
  • Swam with the club, Taby Sim
  • Competed at national championships the last five years
  • Primarily competed in the 50 and 100 freestyle and butterfly.

PERSONAL
  • Born May 11, 1991, in Stockholm, Sweden
  • Parents names are Norman and Pheabe Thulin
  • Has an older brother, Jonas
  • Outside interests include skiing, climbing, orienteering, motor sports, water sports and paintball
  • Recipient of the Benwood Foundation Athletic Scholarship Fund
  • Majoring in supply chain management

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