Women's Swimming

Jess Eccher - blank

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jacksonville, Fla.

High School:
The Bolles School

Height:
5-7

Event:
Backstroke/Freestyle

Birthdate:
07/18/1991

Jess Eccher

02/22/2013

Faulkner, Torres guide VU on day four

Vanderbilt has set 11 school records through four days

02/21/2013

Torres leads VU on day three

Lauren Torres broke two school records on the day

02/20/2013

VU breaks three more school marks

Vanderbilt broke two school records that were set in 1990

02/01/2013

VU hosts UALR in season finale

Vanderbilt has won two of its last three meets

01/11/2013

VU to host Evansville on Senior Day

Saturday's meet will mark the first competition of the 2013 year

05/14/2012

Jess Eccher Maymester Photos

Photos from swimmer Jess Eccher's Maymester in Perugia, Italy.

Honors
• 2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2012 SEC Academic Honor Roll
• 2011 SEC Academic Honor Roll

2012-13 (Senior): SEC Academic Honor Roll ... At the SEC Championships swam the 100 fly with a time of 59.87 and the 100 back with a time of 1:00.31 ... Placed third in the 100 back against UALR ... Placed fourth in the 100 back against Evansville on Senior Day.

2011-12 (Junior): Won the 400 yard backstroke (1:00.26) on Senior Day versus Marshall to help the team win 167-120... Also finished fourth in the 100 yard butterfly as Vanderbilt placed three swimmers in the top four... Member of the 200 yard medley relay team that took first versus Tulane with a time of 1:48.11.

2010-11 (Sophomore):Enters junior year holding program records in three individual events and two relays...Set three Vanderbilt individual program records at the SEC Championships...Set new standards in the 200 back (2:02.02), 200 IM (2:04.64) and 100 back (57.04)...Also on 400 medley relay squad that set school record at leagues championships with time of 3:50.69...Tied for first in the 100 butterfly (57.97), helping Commodores to a team victory over Marshall...Won 200 IM at Southern Illinois (2:09.53), while helping 400 freestyle relay take first as well...Helped 400 medley relay team win versus Tulane with at time of 3:55.69, while individually taking first in the 200 back (2:06.35) and 100 butterfly (57.77).

2009-2010 (Freshman):Strong showing at the SEC Championships, swimming lifetime bests in the 200-yard free (1:54.25), 200-yard IM (2:07.78) and 200-yard backstroke (2:04.25)...member of the 400-yard medley relay team that set school record with a time of 3:52.71 at the SEC Championships...member of the 200-yard medley relay team that set season-high time (1:46.51) at the SEC Championships...first-place finish in 400-yard IM against Alabama and Centenary...finished second while posting a season-best time against Kentucky and Cincinnati in the 400-yard IM with a time of 4:37.45...placed first in the 200-yard IM against South Carolina and UNC-Wilmington with a time of 2:07.88...first-place finish in the 100-yard butterfly (58.28) against Marshall.

High School/Club Swimming: Won four straight state championships as part of The Bolles School swim team ... Voted as a team captain on The Bolles School women's swim team ... Team was named 2008 Junior National Champions ... 2008 Junior National Swimming Qualifier ... Recorded top-16 time in the U.S. in 400 freestyle relay ... Swam to high finishes in 100-yard backstroke at state meets ... All-First Coast Swimming Swimming and Diving Second team in 2007 ... Selected as a National Interscholastic Swimming Coaches Assocation Academic All-American for 2008-09 ... Member of National Latin Honors Society ... Winner of her school's 2005 Leadership and English awards ... Swam on the Bolles Sharks club team.

Personal: Jessica Lenora Eccher ... Born July 18, 1991 ... Daughter of Andrew and Susan Eccher ... Has one brother, Nick (14) ... Majoring in Psychology ... Favorites include The Great Gatsby (Book), CSI (TV Show), Ice Cream (Food), Meet Joe Black (Movie), and New York (City) ... Chose Vanderbilt because of the strong academics and athletics.

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