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    Jake Epperson     
     
      Jake Epperson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Toledo, Ohio

High School:
St. John's Jesuit

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 178

Event:
Breaststroke/IM

Birthdate:
03/02/1990

Experience:
2L

Major:
Biochemistry/Molecular biology

SENIOR
Finished first in the 100 breaststroke against Indiana University and Kentucky with a time of 56.20... Swam a season-best time of 56.12 in the 100 breast at Louisville... Took home a first place finish in the 200 breaststroke at Louisville with another season-best time of 2:00.01... Came in second in the 200 breast against Indiana University and Kentucky... Placed first in the 200 I.M. with a season-best time of 1:50.19 at Louisville, and also won first in the same event against Indiana University and Kentucky... Jake swam another season-best in the 400 I.M. at the Tennessee Invitational with a fifth place time of 4:00.51 ... Swam a season-best 54.33 in the 100 breaststroke at the SEC Championships, finishing ninth ... Also made the finals fo the 200 breaststroke in 1:56.06, taking fourth ... Swam a career-best in the 200 IM at SECs, swimming in 1:49.49 in the SEC prelims.

JUNIOR
Finished third in the 200 breaststroke at Louisville.... Swam the 1000 free at Kentucky, finishing third... Won the 100 back at Kentucky... Won the 200 breast at Kentucky... Finished third in the 100 breast at Ohio State with a season-best mark of 55.96... Finished second in the 200 breast with a season-best 2:00.68... Swam a career-best 200 I.M., finishing second in 1:50.41... Finished fourth in the 200 I.M. at the Tennessee Invitational... Placed sixth in the 400 I.M. at the Tennessee Invitational with a 4:02.03 mark... Finished fifth in the 200 breaststroke... Finished fourth in the 100 breast against Virginia... Scored in fifth place of the 200 breast against Virginia... Came up with clutch win in the 200 I.M. against Virginia, helping the Vols seal a dual-meet win.

SOPHOMORE (2009-10)
Earned two wins in the 400 I.M against Kentucky and at the Tennessee Invitational... Scored at LSU in the 100 breast (third), 200 breast (second) and the 200 I.M. (fourth)... Scored in the 200 breast, finishing third) against Louisville... Finished second in the 200 breast against Kentucky... Scored in the 200 breast (third), 200 free (fourth) and 400 I.M. (third)... Finished third in the 200 breast and 200 I.M. at the Tennessee Invitational... Scored in the 100 breast (second), 200 breast (third) and 200 I.M. (second) at UVA... Finished third in the 100 breast at Georgia... Finished second in the 400 I.M. against Florida... SEC Championships: 12th in the 200 breaststroke (2:00.10); 23rd in the 200 I.M. (1:50.69); 19th in the 400 I.M. (3:56.72)... SEC Academic Honor Roll

FRESHMAN (2008-09)
Earned first win of collegiate career against Louisville in the 200 breaststroke ... Scored in the 200, 400 I.M. and the 200 breaststroke at the Tennessee Invitational ... Ranks 10th all-time at UT in the 100 breaststroke at 54.88 and the 200 breaststroke at 1:59.36 ... Ranks seventh all-time in the 400 I.M. at UT with a 3:51.85 time ... Finished seventh in the 200 breaststroke at the SEC championships

HIGH SCHOOL
Owns seven St. John's Jesuit High School records ... Three-time high school MVP ... Holds district record in the 100 breaststroke ... Two-time Ohio state champion in the 200 I.M. and the 100 breaststroke

PERSONAL
Born March 2, 1990... Parents are David and Grace Epperson

TOP TIMES
100 breaststroke 54.88
200 breaststroke 1:59.36
400 I.M. 3:51.85
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