Jacob is in his sophomore year on Mayflower Hill. He is a pure freestyler and is able to swim both the sprint and distance events. On campus, he is an active contributor to Colby Open Mike Night at the Coffee house.
In his first season, Jacob embraced distance swimming for the first time and achieved program top-20 records in the 500 and 1000 free. He was a key member of several of the team’s relays at the NESCAC Championships and swam a number of career bests.
Jacob really came into his own as a sophomore. He focused his attention to middle and distance freestyler and was the leading scorer in distance events for the dual meet season. At NESCAC Championships, he was a member of the Mules’ 200 and 400 medley relays.
Jacob is an aspiring comedian. He regularly performs on campus and keeps the crowd engaged with his off-beat observations. He is also an accomplished whittler, creating some impressive totems on the beach in Puerto Rico during a break at winter training.