University of Iowa Athletics
IM/Breast

Devin Jacobs

Class Sr.
Hometown Naperville, Ill.
High School Naperville North

2018-19 Honors — Named Iowa’s Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree… Academic All-Big Ten selection… named to the Dean’s List during the fall semesters. 2018-19 — Led the team in the 200 breast (2:17.80), was third in 200 IM (2:07.52), and fourth in 100 breast (1:04.92)… swam a collegiate-best at Big Ten Championships in 200 breast.

2017-18 Honors — Academic All Big Ten. 2017-18 — Swam a season-best in the 200 IM (2:05.75) at the Big Ten Championships.

2016-17 Honors — Academic All-Big Ten. 2016-17 — Swam to season-best times in 200 IM (2:05.12), 400 IM (4:23.88), 500 free (5:12.85), 100 breast (1:06.50), and 200 breast (2:20.49)… led the team in 400 IM and ranked second in 200 IM.

2015-16 — Led the team in the 400 IM and was second in the 200 fly… swam collegiate-best times in 200 free (1:56.45), 500 free (5:10.19), 100 breast (1:06.66), 200 breast (2:19.38), 200 fly (2:04.65), 200 IM (2:04.39), and 400 IM (4:21.19).

High School — All-state honoree as a junior… team MVP as a junior… team captain as a senior… personal best times are 4:19.89 (400-yard IM), 4:58.08 (400-meter IM), 2:17.17 (200-yard breast), and 2:40.65 (200-meter breast)… swam for the Academy Bullets Swim Club Elite… also competed in water polo… member of the J. Kyle Braid Leadership Foundation from 2013-15… recipient of the “Unsung Hero” Award in 2013… high school coach was Andy McWhirter.

Personal — Born July 12, 1997… daughter of Derek and Mary Jacobs… has three younger siblings, Cole, Owen, and Leah… majoring in human physiology.

Jacobs’ Collegiate Bests

Event Time Meet Date
50 Free 25.68 Michigan State/Northern Iowa 10/5/17
200 Free 1:56.45 Michigan State/UNI 10/16/15
500 Free 5:10.19 Intrasquad 10/9/15
100 Breast 1:04.92 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/19
200 Breast 2:17.80 at Big Ten Championships 2/23/19
200 Fly 2:04.65 Hawkeye Invitational 12/6/15
200 IM 2:04.39 Hawkeye Invitational 12/4/15
400 IM 4:20.09 at Big Ten Championships 2/22/19