Swimming & Diving

Jill Carps
Jill Carps

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Monroe, Mich.

High School:
Monroe

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprint Free

Intended Major:
Undecided



03/01/2014

OAKLAND MEN'S AND WOMEN'S SWIMMING CAPTURES FIRST-EVER HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Oakland men cruise to nearly 200 point win, while women outlast Milwaukee in see-saw battle for the title

02/28/2014

MEN EXTEND LEAD, WOMEN KEEP EDGE DURING DAY THREE AT LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

Oakland gathers seven more NCAA 'B' cuts to go with six individual titles and four league records

02/26/2014

OAKLAND STARTS STRONG IN DAY ONE OF HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP

el Sayed sets Oakland, Horizon League record in 1000 free; men first, women second through first day

01/23/2014

OAKLAND LEADS HORIZON LEAGUE IN FALL HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS

The Golden Grizzlies placed 120 student-athletes on the honor roll list.

11/15/2013

OAKLAND SWIMMING & DIVING BESTS WAYNE STATE

Tricia Grant shatters team record in 3-meter dive; women's Reitveld, men's Harding, Rusnak and el Sayed all win two individual events

02/17/2012

2012 Summit League Championship Photo Gallery -- (Feb. 17, 2012)

Photos from the finals of Day 3 at The Summit League Championships hosted by Oakland at the OU Aquatic Center.

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' Career Bests
50 Free
- 23.91, EMU Swim and Dive Invitational, 11/30/12
100 Free
- 52.17, The Summit League Championships, 2/20/13
200 Free
- 1:54.43, The Summit League Championships, 2/20/13
100 Fly -
59.10, The Summit League Championships, 2/15/12

NCAA Horizon Nike Oakland University Varsity