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Jessie Garrison
Jessie Garrison

Jessie Garrison

IM / Fly | Senior | 5-7 | Little Rock, Ark. | Little Rock Mills HS / Arkansas Dolphins

Junior (2016-17)
» 2017 SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll selection

Clocked 10 NCAA “B” cut times, the fourth most on the team … tallied six personal bests … six of her “B” cuts came at SEC Championships, including personal bests in the 100 fly (53.80), 200 IM (2:00.88) and 400 IM ( 4:12.82) … anchored fourth-fastest 800 free relay in school history at the SEC Championships in a time of 7:10.12 … held two of the top four times on the team in the 400 IM, including the team best … swam a personal best at the NCAA Last Chance meet in the 200 fly in 1:57.44 (B), the fifth-fastest time on the team in the 2016-17 season and the third-fastest mark on the school’s all-time performers list … swam a personal-best 5:00.78 in the 500 free in the Houston/Vanderbilt/Clemson quad-meet … clocked a personal best against Kansas in the 200 back in 2:05.39.

Sophomore (2015-16)
Clocked three season and lifetime bests at the SEC Championships in the 200 fly (1:58.52), 200 IM (2:01.73) and the 400 IM (4:16.75) … her 200 fly at the SEC’s was good enough for a top 16 finish … finished second at the Arkansas, Houston, Vanderbilt, Clemson Quad meet in the 100 fly with a time of 57.19 which was also a season best … top 16 finish in the 200 fly at the US Winter Nationals in Seattle … swam the 400 IM (4:53.90), 200 fly (2:13.76) and 200 IM (2:18.64) at the Olympic Trials qualifier in June.

Freshman (2014-15)
Closed inaugural season at Arkansas as a member of the Razorbacks’ SEC Championships squad… registered a career-best time in the 100 (55.83) and 200 (2:00.15) butterfly at SECs… standout for the Arkansas in the butterfly, individual medleys and distance freestyle… snagged a third-place finish against Texas A&M in the 100 butterfly with a time 57.97… claimed a fourth-place finish in the 200 IM against the Aggies (2:09.89)… took second in the 200 butterfly against Missouri with a time of 2:04.67… took second in the 200 butterfly with a time of 2:04.64 at Nebraska… swam to a third-place finish in the 100 freestyle (53.41) against the Huskers… swam season-best times at the Georgia Tech Invitational in the 50 freestyle (24.11), 100 butterfly (56.67), 200 butterfly (2:02.70), 200 IM (2:04.62) and 400 IM (4:27.58)… clocked a first-place finishes in the 200 butterfly at Vanderbilt and against Missouri State.

High School/Club
Top Arkansas recruit in the 2014 class… named seven-time Arkansas Swimmer of the Year… five-time state record holder and 14-time Arkansas state high point winner… competed for the Dolphin swim club for Kyle Cormier… appeared at the Region VII and Junior Nationals… swam for the Mills HS Comets.

Personal
Daughter of Melba and Derek Garrison in Little Rock, Arkansas… double major in criminal justice and sociology, minoring in legal studies and social work.

2017-18 Season Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
100 Fly55.11UCLA/WSU/UC Davis10/28/17
200 Fly1:59.06 (B)UCLA/WSU/UC Davis10/28/17
200 IM2:02.53Missouri/South Carolina10/14/17
400 IM4:20.32Nebraska11/03/17
200 Free1:51.77Vanderbilt11/04/17

2016-17 Season Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
100 Fly53.80 (B)SEC Championships02/18/17
200 Fly 1:57.44 (B)NCAA Last Chance02/25/17
200 IM2:00.88 (B)SEC Championships02/15/17
400 IM4:12.82 (B)SEC Championships02/16/17
200 Free1:51.97Houston/Vanderbilt/Clemson01/20/17
500 Free5:00.78Houston/Vanderbilt/Clemson01/21/17
200 Back2:05.39Kansas01/28/17

Lifetime Bests

EventTimeMeetDate
100 Fly53.80 (B)SEC Championships02/18/17
200 Fly 1:57.44 (B)NCAA Last Chance02/25/17
200 IM2:00.88 (B)SEC Championships02/15/17
400 IM4:12.82 (B)SEC Championships02/16/17
50 Free23.80AR ASI Age Group Champs03/12/11
200 Free1:51.73OK SCS Central Section Region VII03/07/13
500 Free5:00.78Houston/Vanderbilt/Clemson01/21/17
200 Back2:05.39Kansas01/28/17