Missouri State wins four championship finals, including both relays, to jump to big lead
Honors & Awards 2012-13 All-MAC First Team MSU Athletics Director's Honor Roll - Spring 2013, Fall 2012
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.