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Jacob Sims
Jacob Sims

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Leavenworth, Kan.

High School:
Leavenworth High

Event:
Free

Major:
Advertising & Promotion

03/08/2013

Bears Make Strong Push in Friday's Prelims

Missouri State collects the most A-Final swims of any team with 13

03/07/2013

Bears in Lead Pack After Day 1 of MAC Championships

Missouri State just 16 points behind defending champion Eastern Michigan

03/07/2013

Two MSU Records Set During Thursday's MAC Championships Prelims

Missouri State with the most finalists (13) of any team for tonight's championship and consolation finals

02/20/2013

AD Honor Roll Recipients Recognized at Halftime of Tuesday's Game

More than 200 Missouri State student-athletes earn academic distinction

01/19/2013

Fast Swimming Propels MSU to Victories Over Truman State on Senior Day

Saturday marked the last home meet and final appearance for seniors Brown, Oishi, Steffen, Uzcategui, Winter and Jansen

Honors & Awards
MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2012, Spring 2011

2012-13: Helped lead the Bears to their highest finish at a MAC Championship as a captain of the men's team...Registered career bests in two of three individual events at the 2013 MAC Championships...On Day 1 of conference, broke the 21-second barrier for the first time in career in prelims (20.98); moved up three spots and bettered prelims time to win the consolation final (20.87)...Finished 24th in the 200 free (1:42.75) at the MAC Championships...Second personal best came on the final day of conference in the 100 free; finished 21st overall in the 100 free (46.36)...Placed top-16 in the 100 and 200 free at the UIW Christmas Invitational.

2011-12:Member of the Bears' second-place 800 free relay that was under the previous MAC championship record; quartet of Baryshok, Sims, Schuermann and McKnight rewrote the MSU record with a time of 6:33.53...Top-16 finisher in the 200 free (15th) on Day 2 of conference...Placed 22nd out of 29 swimmers in the 100 free at the MAC Championships...Won the 100 free vs. Lindenwood (11/4)...Collected first-place finish in 200 free vs. Truman State (11/5)...Finished on the season's top times list in three events: 50 free (5th), 100 free (5th) and 200 free (4th).

2010-11: Had a strong performance at the Tunica Invite, collecting a victory in the 100 free and a third-place finish in the 50 free...Set personal bests in the 50, 100 and 200 free at the 2011 MAC Championships...Dropped more than three seconds in the 200 free...Was a key contributor on relays, swimming on the 200, 400 and 800 free relays at conference.

2009-10: Did not compete in any meets as a freshman.

Background: Came to Missouri State from the Tsunami Swim Team based in Kansas City, Mo...Former basketball player.

Personal: Jacob Michael Sims is the son of Mike and Connie Sims...Born October 27, 1990 in Kansas City, Kan...Has one sister, Nicole...Majoring in advertising & promotion.

Career Bests at Missouri State
Event Time Opponent/Meet Date
50 Free 20.87 2013 MAC Championships - Finals 3/7/13
100 Free 46.36 2013 MAC Championships - Prelims 3/9/13
200 Free 1:40.89 2012 MAC Championships - Timed Final 3/2/12
100 Back 53.80 UIW X-Mas Invitational 12/18/11

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