Swimming & Diving

Jill Carps
Jill Carps

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monroe, Mich.

High School:
Monroe

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprint Free

Intended Major:
Undecided




2013-14:

▪ Swam in the 100 free at 2014 Horizon League Championships, finishing 12th overall
▪ Part of OU's 200 free relay team that finished third at HLs and tied the third-best time in program history
▪ Took 14th in 200 free at HLs
▪ Named to Horizon League Fall 2013 Honor Roll

2012-13:
▪ Won the consolation final of the 200 free at The Summit League Championships
▪ Won the 100 free consolation final at the league meet
▪ Finished tied for third in the consolation final of the 50 free

2011-12:
▪ Earned all-league honors at The Summit League Championships
▪ Member of the championship 200-yard freestyle relay team
▪ Won consolation finals of the 50- and 100-yard freestyle events with career-best times
▪ Finished runner-up in the consolation final in the 100-yard butterfly with career-best time

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner for coach Jeremy Layman
▪ All-state in the 50 and 100 yard free in 2009
▪ Led team to a Mega Red Conference championship in 2008
▪ Mega Red Conference 50 and 100 yard free champion in 2008

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS
Awarded Monroe County Scholar Athlete in 2009
▪ Member of National Honor Society
▪ Graduated Magna Cum Laude
▪ President of Young Republican Club

TOP ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
Recording a time of 24.48 in the 50 free and a time of 52.68 in the 100 free

Personal
Full Name:
Jillian Elaine Carps
Parents: Richard Carps and Kathy Kinsland
Brother: Jake (16)
▪ Uncle, Claude Gibson, played professional football for the San Diego Chargers (1961-62) and the Oakland Raiders (1962-65)
▪ Grandfather, Ney Kinsland, attended graduate school at Oakland University

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Good academic opportunities
2. Academic diversity
3. Campus life

Carps Personal Bests
Event 2013-14 Top Time Career Top Time
50 Free 24.16
2014 HL Championship
2/27/14
23.91
EMU Invitational
11/30/12
100 Free 52.39
2014 HL Championship
3/1/14
52.17
2013 Summit League Championship
2/20/13

200
Free

1:55.86
2014 HL Championship
2/28/14
1:54.43
2013 Summit League Championship
2/20/13

NCAA Horizon Nike Oakland University Varsity