AS A SOPHOMORE: Set Notre Dame's top marks of the season in the 50 Back, 100 Back, and 200 Back ... each of his four personal-best times were registered during the BIG EAST Championships while swimming the 500 Free (4:28.17), 50 Back (23.42), 100 Back (49.51), and 200 Back (1:49.18) ... claimed five individual wins and was part of eight Relay squads that took first-place honors in dual meet action throughout the season ... was the fastest versus Texas A&M in the 200 Medley Relay and 200 Back ... first over the field in meeting with Purdue in the 100 Back, 400 Medley Relay, and 400 Free Relay ... posted a win against Michigan State in the 400 Medley Relay ... 200 Back and 400 Free Relay champ in action against Louisville ... bested the pack at Cleveland State in the 500 Free and 200 Medley Relay.
THE WOOD FILE: Arrived at Notre Dame following a year at Indiana University, where he was a versatile swimmer competing in the 100, 200 and 500 Free along with the 100 and 200 Back ... carried the top 100 Back time (50.39) among Irish newcomers and he also owns a time of 1:50.93 in the 200 Back ... an accomplished prep swimmer as he was a 16-time All-American ... led Fairport (N.Y.) to three state and sectional championships ... copped New York State Swimmer of the Year and Swimmer of the Meet accolades after racking up the 100 Back and 200 Free state titles his senior season ... won state races in the 100 Back and a pair of relays ... part of two relays that established state records his sophomore campaign ... took second place in the 50 Back at the 2005 Junior National Championships in Orlando, Fla., while qualifying for the finals four times ... secured spots at the U.S. Open and World Cup on the club circuit ... full name is Jeffrey Daniel Wood ... born Dec. 13, 1986, in Rochester, N.Y. ... son of Theresa and James Wood ... has two siblings, Jenna and Jimmy ... Jimmy swam for St. Bonaventure ... business marketing major in the Mendoza College of Business.
Wood's Career Bests
|100 Free||45.53||Olivet (2009)|
|200 Free||1:41.25||Ohio State Invite (2006)|
|500 Free||4:26.03||BIG EAST (2009)|
|50 Back||22.72||Olivet (2009)|
|100 Back||49.46||BIG EAST (2009)|
|200 Back||1:48.08||BIG EAST (2009)|
|100 Fly||51.19||Shamrock Invite (2009)|