Jessica Piper
Jessica Piper

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Fla.

High School:
St. Petersburg

Height:
5-8

Event:
Backstroke/IM

Birthdate:
01/28/1994

Experience:
HS


02/22/2014

Bearcats Conclude American Swimming and Diving Championships

Jackie Keire collected a pair of individual titles during inaugural event.

02/21/2014

Keire Wins Another Title at American Swimming and Diving Championships

Freshman wins 200 freestyle one day after winning 500 freestyle.

02/19/2014

Bearcats Compete on Day One at American Swimming & Diving Championships

Women place third in 800 freestyle relay.

02/01/2014

Bearcats Swept at Kentucky in Regular Season Finale

UC will travel to American Athletic Conference Championships in Louisville, Feb. 19-22.

01/25/2014

Bearcats Post Senior Day Sweep of Wright State

Jackie Keire sets pool record in 200 freestyle.

2013-14: Had strongest meet of the year at the Pittsburgh Invitational, swimming her fastest times of the season in the 50 freestyle (25.20), 100 freestyle (53.59), 200 freestyle (1:51.17), 100 backstroke (55.79), 200 backstroke (1:58.71) and 200 individual medley (2:06.10) ... Posted her top 500 freestyle of 5:06.05 at the Kenyon College Winter Invitational ... Quickest 400 individual medley time of the season was 4:28.91 in dual meet versus Virginia Tech ... Posted a championship final time of 1:59.33 in the 200 backstroke at the American Athletic Conference Championships, earning a fifth-place finish.

2012-13: Qualified for three championship finals at the BIG EAST Championship - 200 freestyle, 200 backstroke and 200 individual medley ... Swam UC's fastest 200 free of the season at the BIG EAST Championships, touching in 1:49.57 ... Posted her top 100 free time (52.56) at the Miami Invitational ... Posted the team's top 100 backstroke in 55.85 at the conference meet ... Also had the team's top 200 back of the year, finishing in 1:57.59 at the Miami Invitational ... Posted the best 200 medley time of the year, a mark of 2:03.63 also at the Miami Invitational ... Swam her top 400 medley time of the year (4:32.13) at the Cincinnati Quad Meet ... Helped the 400 medley relay time of 3:41.89 at the BIG EAST Championships.

High School: Earned two varsity letters at St. Petersburg High School junior and senior years ... named to St. Petersburg Times all-county first team as a senior ... won district championships and advanced to regional and state finals in 100-yard backstroke and 200 IM ... named St. Petersburg High School MVP junior and senior years ... served as team captain her junior and senior seasons ... selected for Texas Zone Championships as a senior ... won state championship in the 100-yard backstroke as a junior, while earning a state runner-up in 200 IM at state meet ... named Pinellas County Swimmer of the Year as a junior ... owns school records in the 50, 100, and 200 freestyles, the 100 back, 100 butterfly, 200 IM ... compted for the All-Star Zones Atlanta Team as a junior ... earned one varsity letter at Shorecrest High School as a sophomore and helped lead team to the Florida 1A state meet after winning a district championship ... earned Shorecrest H.S. team MVP honors after setting record times in 100 and 200 freestyles, 200 IM, 100 backstroke, 100 butterfly, 200 medley relay and 400 freestyle relay ... earned a varsity letter as a freshman at Riverview High School and helped team win the Florida 3A state championship ... competed on the Southern Zone All-Star team during her freshman year ... received scholastic All-American honors as a freshman.

Personal: Jessica R. Piper ... born Jan. 28, 1994 in Indianapolis, Ind. ... daughter of Patrick and Rene Piper ... has one older brother, Jake ... has two older sisters, Lauren and Halie, and two younger sisters, Paige and Maddy ... sister Lauren Piper swims for University of Alabama.

Academic Major: Exploratory Studies.