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 MVC Leadership & Service Award - Feb. 26, 2013 2012-13 Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention 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 Inspirational Award 2010-11 All-MAC First Team MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Spring 2011, Fall 2010
2012-13: Ranked 149th nationally in the 1650 free and 243rd in the 1000 free ... Entered the 2013 MAC Championships with the league's 10th-fastest time in the 500 free; Improved prelims time in B-Final for a season best (4:31.85); finished 12th overall ... Swam the 200 free on Day 2 of conference; achieved season-best time (1:42.92); finished 25th ... Capped off junior season with fifth-place finish in the 1650 free (15:34.73); one of three Bears to place in the top five; entered conference meet with the league's second-fastest mark in the mile ... Was the Bears' top finisher in the mile at the Purdue Invitational (8th) and UIW Christmas Invitational (9th); also highest MSU finisher in the 1000 free at Mizzou and both dual meets with Drury ... Selected as Missouri State's winter recipient of the MVC Leadership & Service Award ... Landed a spot on the Academic All-MAC Honorable Mention team.
2011-12: Named to the All-MAC First Team for the second consecutive year...Received the Jack Steck Inspirational Award along with senior Dimitra Drakopoulou ... Finished 50th in the nation in the 1650 free ... One of four MSU male swimmers to garner CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-American honorable mention status ... Defended MAC title in the 1650 free (15:16.67) with a new MSU record and Miami (Ohio) pool record; achieved NCAA 'B' cut ... Moved up four spots from prelims to finals in the 500 free to finish fourth ... Swam the 200 free on Day 1 of the 2012 MAC Championships; finished 24th ... Won the 1000 free at dual meets against SIU and Evansville ... Owned the Bears' top time for the season in the 1000 free and 1650 free; also finished on the top times list in the 500 free (2nd) ... Named to the Academic All-MAC First Team for his efforts in the pool and classroom.
2010-11: Garnered All-MAC First Team honors ... Lone MSU swimmer to win an individual title at the 2011 MAC Championships ... Surprised SIU's Csaba Gercsak, the 1650 free favorite, by dropping more than 40 seconds off previous best to earn a spot at the top of the podium; time of 15:35.22 was an NCAA consideration time ... Was Bears' top finisher in the 500 free, earning a sixth-place finish ... Won the 200 free consolation finals (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 March 10, 1992 in Wichita, Kan...Double-majoring in criminal justice and business.