SwimAtlanta’s Aubrey Jones Gives Verbal To Kentucky

by Amanda Smith 1

October 15th, 2013 College, College Recruiting, News, SEC

Lars Jorgensen has had a solid first recruiting season in his first year in Lexington. He adds another swimmer, Aubrey Jones, who swims for SwimAtlanta – John’s Creek out of the Suwanee, Georgia area.

Jones is a primarily freestyle and backstroker, where she is strong in the middle distance races. Her progression is very strong, dropping a considerable amount of time throughout high school. Jorgensen has a history of developing raw, late bloomers in the sport, just take a look at his swimmers from Toledo.

With continued development at the college level, Jones could find herself scoring at the SEC’s in a couple of seasons. Here are her best times:

100 Freestyle: 53.04
200 Freestyle: 1:51.76
500 Freestyle: 5:01.57
100 Backstroke: 58.25
200 Backstroke: 2:01.00

Jones competes for Lambert High School, where she currently holds the 200 freestyle, 200 FR-R, and 400 FR-R records that are updated through their 2012 season.

Last year at high schools states, she was a top 8 finalist in the 200 and 500 freestyle, plus was the 6A State Champion in the 400 freestyle relay.

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She actually goes 2:01.00 in the 200 bk from sophomore year. She helped lead Lambert to a state champ title last year. She was apart of the 200 fr-r state champs. 400 fr-r got 3rd.

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Amanda Smith is a former swimmer at both Indiana and USC, where she earned a total of nine All-American honors at the NCAA Championships. Smith, a middle-distance specialist as a swimmer, was also 3-time USC School Record holder, a 2012 NCAA Woman of the Year nominee, and an Olympic Trials …

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