Jacob Kelsoe
Jacob  Kelsoe

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Memphis, Tenn.

High School:
Memphis Home Education Assoc.

Height:
6-3

Position:
Backstroke/IM

Experience:
SQ



07/01/2015

Swimming and Diving Earns 2015 CSCAA Scholastic Honors

The Crimson Tide men and women both posted team grade point averages over 3.0 while 21 swimmers and divers earned Scholar All-America honors for the 2014-15 season

04/24/2015

66 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn Place on SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll

The Tide's total includes 24 women's swimmers and divers, 19 men's swimmers and divers, 12 gymnasts, six women's basketball players and four men's basketball players

03/01/2015

Swimming and Diving Breaks School Records at Bulldog Invitational

Freshman Mia Nonnenberg broke the school 400 IM record while junior Emma Saunders bettered her own school mark in the 20 backstroke while in Athens

07/11/2014

86 Alabama Student-Athletes Earn a Place on SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

The Alabama men's swimming and diving team led all UA and conference teams with 15 honors

04/11/2014

Swimming and Diving Recognizes Outstanding 2013-14 Season with Year-End Banquet

In his second year at the helm at Alabama, head coach Dennis Pursley continued his turnaround of the program as the Tide had both an SEC Champion and NCAA Champion for the first time since 2007

Alabama Highlights:
2014 - Freshman:
Competed in the individual medley, backstroke and butterfly events during the regular season ... posted four career-best times at the Bulldog Invitational in the butterfly and backstroke events ... named to SEC Academic Honor Roll ... earned a place on the President's List (4.0 GPA) for the fall semester and a place on the Dean's List (3.5 or better GPA) for the spring semester ... carries a 3.77 cumulative GPA into his sophomore year.

Prep Highlights:
Swam for Amanda Galbraith at Memphis Home Education Association and Dan Schultz at Memphis Thunder Aquatic Club ... two-time Scholastic All-American ... 2013 NISCA All American ... fourth in 100 backstroke and individual medley at the state championships ... set Shelby County record in the 200 individual medley ... help set records in the 200 individual medley relay, 200 freestyle relay, and 400 freestyle relay for Shelby County ... helped team win back to back Shelby County championships ... helped team finish second in 2012 Tennessee State Championships ... Junior National qualifier ... High Point winner at 2013 Senior Long Course Zones.

Personal Information:
Full name: Jacob William Kelsoe ... son of Fay and Jim Kelsoe ... brother, Cooper ... sister, Katie ... telecommunications and film major ... born April 22, 1994.

Top Times:
100 butterfly 48.70
200 butterfly 1:49.23
100 backstroke 49.13
200 backstroke 1:47.94
200 individual medley 1:52.43
400 individual medley 3:59.95

     
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