On Jerdonek: Strong sprinter who has always been an asset on relays ... looks to be a scorer in the sprint events at the ACC Championships.
As a Sophomore (2003-04): Was part of the winning 400-free relay (3:33.16) and fourth-place 400-medley relay (4:00.04) in the first meet of the season at N.C. State ... tied for third in the 50-yard freestyle (24.30) and finished 12th in the 100-free (54.61) against Virginia Tech and Clemson ... was part of the second-place 200-medley relay team (1:48.80) against Johns Hopkins and Howard ... placed sixth in the 50-free (24.65) against Georgia Tech ... also was part of the third-place 400-free relay (3:34.44) and fifth-place 400-medley relay (3:59.80) ... tied for fourth in the 50-free (23.80) at the Terrapin Cup Invitational after swimming a career-best 23.72 in the preliminaries ... also placed ninth in the 100-breast (1:06.38) and 26th in the 100-free (54.09), and was part of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay team (1:33.11), the fourth-place 400-medley relay team (3:54.98) and the fifth-place 400-free (3:30.64) and 200-medley (1:47.10) relay teams ... finished 10th in the 100-breast against Pittsburgh and Villanova (1:08.73) and was part of the third-place 200-free relay team (1:37.26) ... swam a career-best 1:05.76 in the 100-breast to finish third against North Carolina ... also was part of the third-place 400-free relay team (3:28.51) and fourth-place 200-medley relay team (1:46.33) ... finished fifth in the 50-free (24.17) and was part of the third-place 400-medley relay team (3:52.23) against Virginia ... placed 20th in the 50-free (24.07) and 33rd in the 100-free (53.39) at the ACC Championships.
As a Freshman (2002-03): Swam well at her first ACC Championships, finishing 11th and scoring points in the 50-free (23.76) ... also finished 17th in the 100-breast (1:05.92) and 16th in the 100-free (52.98) at the conference meet ... captured second place with the 400-free relay team (3:34.37) and fourth with the 400-medley relay team (4:01.36) versus NC State ... came in fourth in the 50-free (24.11) and third in the 400-free relay (3:34.62) against Clemson and Virginia Tech ... Won the 200-free relay (1:36.72) against Richmond and Wingate ... best individual finish was third in the 50-free (24.98) in a team victory over Villanova ... finished fourth in the 50-free against Pittsburgh (24.48) and Georgia Tech and North Carolina (24.19) ... also garnered fourth place against Virginia in the 50-free with a time of 24.15.
Before Maryland: MVP of Magnificat's swim team her junior and senior year ... two-time individual High School All-American.
Personal: Enjoys watching "The O'Reilly Factor" ... chose to attend Maryland because "everyone fears the turtle" ... daughter of Joe and Ruth Jerdonek ... is a finance major.
Career Bests 50 Free: 23.72 100 Free: 52.07 100 Breast: 1:05.76