Notre Dame head coach Tim Welsh reflects on the team's first ACC Championship meet
Junior All-American Zach Stephens sets second meet record in winning the 200 breaststroke
Notre Dame swimmers score two race wins, five more school records on Friday night
Notre Dame claims its fourth meet sweep in the nine-year history of the event
Notre Dame leads both Iowa and Missouri State entering day two of the competition
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw extensive action during first season competing for Notre Dame ... placed 12th in the 200 free at the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Championships (1:36.86) ... earned a pair of top-five finishes at the Hawkeye Invitational, placing third in the 200 freestyle (1:37.91) and fourth in the 500 freestyle (4:26.22) ... cracked the top-10 in two events at the Shamrock Invitational, swimming to 10th place finishes in both the 200 free (1:43.22) and 100 free (46.86) ... earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Was a member of a of Iowa team state champions while attending Muscatine High School ... finished as the state champion in the 200 and 500 free during junior year ... did not compete at the high school level as a senior after moving to Texas ... trained with Tim O'Brien and the Nitro Swimming club team in Austin ... competed at the 2013 USA Swimming Junior National Championships and the NCSA Junior National Championships ... son of Eric and Joni Jackson ... has two younger brothers, Tate and Trey ... enrolled in the Mendoza College of Business and the College of Arts and Letters.
Jackson's Career Bests
|50 Free||21.57||v. Auburn/Indiana (2013)|
|100 Free||44.97||ACC Championship (2014)|
|200 Free||1:35.04||ACC Championship (2015)|
|500 Free||4:23.37||ACC Championship (2015)|
|1000 Free||10:00.21||Shamrock Invitational (2015)|
|1650 Free||15:40.09||ACC Championship (2015)|
|100 Breast||59.43||v. Michigan State/Virginia (2013)|
|200 Breast||2:06.52||Hawkeye Invite (2013)|