Jared Roberts, Caleb Schuermann Team Up for 1-2 Finish in 1650 Free
School Record Holder - 1000 Free - 9:13.22 - March 3, 2012
School Record Holder - 1650 Free - 15:16.67 - March 3, 2012
2011-12 Mid-Major All-American Honorable Mention
2011-12 Academic All-MAC First Team
2011-12 All-MAC First Team
2011-12 Jack Steck Inspiration Award
2010-11 All-MAC First Team
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2010
2011-12: Named to the all-MAC first team for the second consecutive year...Received the Jack Steck Inspiration Award along with senior Dimitra Drakopoulou...Finished 50th in the nation in the 1650 free...Was one of four MSU male swimmers to garner CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-American honorable mention status...Defended his MAC title in the 1650 free (15:16.67) with a new Missouri State record and Miami (Ohio) pool record; Achieved an NCAA 'B' cut in the event...Jumped up four spots from prelims to finals in the 500 free to finish fourth at the 2012 MAC Championships...Swam in the 200 free as one of his three individual events at the conference championships; Finished 24th...Won the 1000 free at dual meets against SIU and Evansville...Named to the Academic All-MAC first team for his efforts in the pool and classroom...Owned the Bears' top time for the season in the 1000 free and 1650 free, while also finishing on the top times list in the 500 free (2nd).
2010-11: Garnered all-MAC first team honors...Was the lone Missouri state swimmer to win an individual title at the 2011 MAC Championships...Surprised Southern Illinois' Csaba Gercsak, who was the favorite to win the 1650 free, by dropping more than 40 seconds off his previous best to stake claim as the top mile swimmer in the MAC; His 15:35.22 was also an NCAA consideration time...Was also MSU's top finisher in the 500 free, taking home sixth place...Won the B-Final in the 200 free (1:40.16).
Background: Was a team captain his junior and senior year at Maize (Kan.) High School...Holds school records for the 200 and 500 free.
Personal: Jared Scott Roberts is the son of Jack and Jami Roberts...Born on March 10, 1992 in Wichita, Kan...Double-majoring in criminal justice and business.