As a Junior (2006-07): Placed third in the 200-yard freestyle (1:54.78) in the season opener against Johns Hopkins ... finished third in both the 200 free with a season-best time (1:55.28) and 500 free (5:05.38) at Duke and NC State ... qualified for the consolation final in the 200 individual medley to place 13th overall with a season-best time (2:08.61) and in the 400 IM to place 10th overall (4:28.84) at the Terrapin Cup ... also made the bonus consolation final for the 200 backstroke at the Terp Cup placing 22nd overall with a time of 2:06.25 ... member of the third-place 400 medley relay team (4:08.00) at the FIU Invitational ... took second in the 400 IM (4:31.86) at West Virginia ... took fifth in the 400 IM (4:29.19) and sixth in the 500 free (5:04.21) against Pittsburgh, Richmond, and Villanova ... placed fifth in the 200 back (2:09.64) against Virginia Tech and Georgia Tech ... placed seventh in the 100 back with a season-best time (1:00.78) at North Carolina ... at ACC Championships, was a consolation finalist in the 400 IM, placing 15th overall (4:29.02) after setting a season-best time of 4:28.01 in the prelim ... placed 17th overall in the 200 back with a season-best time of 2:05.12 and finished 26th in the 500 free with a season-best time of 5:02.92 at ACCs.
As a Sophomore (2005-06): Set a career mark by swimming the 100 free in 58.47 at Terrapin Cup ... swam a career best in the 200 IM against Virginia (2:08.04) ... member of the fifth-place 800 free relay squad in the ACC Championships (7:23.92) ... finished 15th overall in the 400 IM at the ACC Championships (4:26.25) ... took 19th at ACCs in the 1650 free with a career best (17:23.67) ... took 19th overall at ACCs in the 200 back (2:05.55).
As a Freshman (2004-05): Swam well at her first ACC Championships finishing ninth in the 400 IM (4:23.99), 22nd in the 200 fly (2:07.11) and 25th in the 500 free (4:58.32).
Before Maryland: Lettered in swimming for four years at Germantown Academy ... her team was Eastern Champions in 2003 and 2004 ... was named Southeastern Pennsylvania Swimmer of the Year in 2003 ... finished 43rd in the 400-meter IM (4:54.27) at the 2004 U.S. Olympic Trials ... first team all four years of high school ... Eastern swim champion in the 200 free in 2003 and 2004 ... 500 free champion in 2003 ... team captain as a senior ... Scholastic Swimmer of the Year as a junior.
Personal: Kirsten Anne Jones ... daughter of Edward and Denise ... father played basketball at King's College ... has three sisters: Erin, Courtney and Kelsey ... Courtney played basketball at Boston University ... was also recruited by Notre Dame, Villanova, North Carolina and Virginia Tech ... lists qualifying for the Olympic Trials as her biggest athletic thrill ... chose Maryland for its special education program and the swim team ... is a special education major.