Jacoby Jacobsen Athlete Profile

Jacoby Jacobsen

Jacoby Jacobsen
Positions: Backstroke, Freestyle Height: 5-10 Weight: 158 Roster Years: 2003-2004 | 2006-2009 Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT Last School: Brighton High School

Personal

Parents are David and Sandra ... lettered in cross country one year ... Academic All-State in cross country ... Academic All-American ... Academic All-State in swimming ... Air Force ROTC cadet at BYU ... received nomination from Senator Orrin Hatch to the Air Force Academy ... served an LDS mission to Barcelona, Venezuela, Colorado Springs, Colorado and Riverside, California from 2004-06 ... majoring in exercise science with minors in chemistry and business management.

Before BYU

Lettered four years in swimming ... team captain sophomore and senior year ... two-time region champion in 200 free and 100 back ... region team champs all four years of high school ... two-time state champion in the 100 back in 2002 and 2003 ... took second in the 200 free in 2002 and 2003 at the state level ... placed third in the 100 back in 2001 at state.




2003-2004 | Freshman Year

Competed in all meets with the Cougars, helping the team win the MWC Championship title ... recorded two third-place finishes in the 200 back.

2006-2007 | Sophomore Year

Swam in every meet of the 2006-07 season ... helped the Cougar men place second at the MWC Championships with a sixth-place finish in the 100 back and a season-best time of 50.32 ... had two season-best times at the Speedo Cup: 200 IM (1:54.99) and 200 back (1:50.08).

2007-2008 | Junior Year

Named to the All-MWC Team for his individual efforts in the 200 back ... fifth place finish in the 200 back at the MWC Championships with a time of 1:49.02 also recorded season-best times at the MWCC in the 100 back (50.16) and 200 IM (1:52.43) ... placed seventh and 13th at the MWCC in the 100 back and 200 IM, respectively ... swam the opening leg of the 200 medley relay for BYU at the MWCC that touched the wall in second place with a time of 1:29.39 ... took first place in the 200 back against both Utah (1:52.16) and Air Force (1:53.52) ... finished the season with the top time in the 200 back for the Cougars.

2008-2009 | Senior Year

Competed in all seven dual meets on the season for the Cougars ... Cougar Council President ... named to the All-Mountain West Conference team for his performance in the 200 backstroke at MWC Championships ... led off the fourth-place 200 medley relay team at MWCC ... finished 11th in the 200 IM at MWCC with a time of 1:51.32 ... placed 10th in the 100 back at MWCC with a time of 49.82 ... led off the fourth-place 400 medley relay team at MWCC ... finished fourth in the 200 back at MWCC with a preliminary time of 1:48.11 and a final time of 1:48.61 ... won the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:53.79 against Utah ... finished second in the 200 IM against Air Force with a time of 1:55.17 ... placed fourth in the 200 back at the Nike Cup with a time of 1:50.17 ... finished fourth in the 100 back at the Nike Cup with a time of 50.65 ... finished fourth in the 200 IM (1:54.99) and second in the 200 back (1:51.86) at the Anteater Shootout ... won both the 100 and 200 backstroke events at the Anteater Shootout with times of 51.78 and 1:51.76, respectively ... helped the 200 medley relay team win against TCU in the first meet of the season with a time of 1:34.63 ... won the 100 back in the first conference meet of the season against TCU with a time of 51.79 ... finished first in the 200 IM and 100 back at the Blue and White Meet to kickoff the season with respective times of 1:56.36 and 51.74.