Missouri State wins four championship finals, including both relays, to jump to big lead
Honors & Awards 2013-14 COSIDA Academic All-District 2013-14 All-MAC Second Team 2013-14 Academic All-MAC Team 2012-13 All-MAC First Team MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012
2013-14: Named to the Capital One Academic All-District At-Large Team as voted on by the College Sports Information Directors of America ... All-MAC Second Team and MAC All-Academic honoree ... Helped set a pool record time of 1:19.84 in the 200 free relay at the MAC championships ... One of four Bears to qualify for finals in the 100 back ... Also won the consolation final of the 50 free (20.62) .... Member of 200 free relay that won event at Shamrock Invitational ... Part of 100 free relay winning squad against Colorado Mesa ... Swam 50 back in time of 23.50 to win consolation final of event at the TYR Invitational on Northwestern campus ... Season-best 20.86 in third-place finish of 50 free ... Also contributed in runner-up finishes in the 200 free relay at the TYR Invite and Missouri Show-Me Showdown.
2012-13: Landed a spot on the All-MAC Second Team in his first season with the Bears ... Had a breakout meet at the 2013 MAC Championships, placing top-eight in all three individual events ... Knocked .86 seconds off previous best in 50 free prelims (20.41) to secure the No. 2 seed for finals; highest finisher for the Bears in fourth place (20.61) ... Raced to the fourth-fastest time (49.57) in 100 back prelims on Day 2, shaving nearly 2 seconds off season best; finished seventh overall at 49.86 in finals ... Closed out MAC Championship debut with a 5-second drop in the 200 back prelims (1:47.60); finished eighth overall ... Earned a spot on the Bears' second-place 200 free relay; split 20.10 as the second leg of the relay ... Cracked Missouri State's all-time top-five in the 200 back at No. 4 ... Finished the season among the Bears' top-five swimmers in the 50 free (2nd), 100 back (3rd) and 200 back (3rd).
Background: Springfield, Mo., native ... Previously swam club for head coach Dave Collins and Missouri State Aquatics ... Finished high school career at Glendale with a state title in the 100 backstroke (51.59) and second-place finish in the 50 free (21.00) ... Was a member of the Glendale 200 medley relay (2nd) and 400 free relay (3rd) at state ... Qualified for the 2011 NCSA Junior National Championships as a junior; competed in the 50 and 100 back ... Ranked as Missouri's fourth-best recruit in 2012, according to CollegeSwimming.com.
Personal: Jack Harrison Snow is the son of Kerry and Laura Snow, both SMS graduates ... Born May 10, 1994 in Springfield, Mo. ... Has two siblings, also collegiate swimmers; Sara is a senior at the University of Kansas; twin brother, Luke, is a sophomore at the University of Iowa...Majoring in biology; would like to attend dental school following graduation.