BSU Women's Swimming & Diving BIO
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 Jordan VanWinkle

IN THE BALL STATE RECORD BOOKS: Became just the fifth woman in program history to go under five minutes in the 500 free after clocking a lifetime-best time of 4:59.97 at the 2014 MAC Championships to sit in fifth place in school history ... is seventh in school history in the 200 free after a lifetime-best 1:51.82 ... swam the lead-off leg of the 800 free relay at the 2014 MAC Championshps that turned in a season-best time of 7:27.70 to sit in second place in school history. 

2014-15: Earned her second letter at Ball State … held the team-best times of the season in three of her individual events, including the 500 free (4:58.74), 1000 free (10:33.97), and 1650 free (17:14.44) …  swam on three of the team-best relay times including the 200 free relay (1:33.81), 400 free relay (3:26.14), and 800 free relay (7:27.56) … other season-bests include the 50 free (24.76), 100 free (52.37), 200 free (1:51.82), 200 breast (2:31.60) and the 200 IM (2:11.09) … in the season opener at the Indiana Intercollegiate, VanWinkle earned a fourth place finish in the 500 free (5:06.99), fifth in the 200 medley relay (1:48.57), and registered sixth of 47 in the 200 free (1:54.85) … earned two first place finishes and one second place finish against Bowling Green, including the 400 free relay (3:33.47), 500 free (5:05.97) and 200 free (1:54.22), respectively … recorded three top finishes against 2014 MAC Champion Akron in the 400 free relay (3:32.99), 500 free (5:09.29) and 200 free (1:54.73) … in the victory over Eastern Illinois, VanWinkle posted three event wins, including the 200 IM (2:11.09), 200 breast (2:31.60) and 200 medley relay (1:51.91) … marked five first place event wins in addition to a second and third place finish throughout the 11th annual Douglas A. Coers Invitational, of which earned her a MAC Swimmer of the Week award … notched two individual event wins against IUPUI and Xavier, including the 200 free (1:55.44) and 500 free (5:10.04) … in the senior day meet against Miami, VanWinkle clocked three second place finishes, including the 500 free (5:12.39), 1000 free (10:38.41) and 400 free relay (3:33.90) … at the 2015 MAC Championships, she finished sixth in the 400 free relay (3:26.14), seventh in the 200 free relay (1:33.81), and eighth in the 800 free (7:27.56) … VanWinkle turned in times in four events this season to place her in the Ball State all-time record books, making her fourth in the 1000 free (10:21.91), fifth in the 1650 free (17:14.44), fifth in the 500 free (4:58.74), and seventh in the 200 free (1:51.82).


2013-14: Earned her first letter at Ball State ... became the fifth woman to go under five minutes in the 500 free in program history after clocking a lifetime-best time of 4:59.97 at the MAC Championships ... clocked a lifetime-best 1:51.97 in the 200 free at the league meet to sit in sixth place in school history ... turned in a lifetime-best 52.39 in the 100 free at the MAC Championships ... swam the lead-off leg of the 800 free relay at the league meet that turned in a season-best time of 7:27.70 to sit in second place in school history ... other season-best times include: 10:42.72 in the 1000 free against Eastern Illinois; 1:09.37 in the 100 breast at the Doug Coers Invitational; 2:10.22 in the 200 IM at the Miami Invitational; 4:42.13 in the 400 IM at Michigan State.

2012-13: Sat out a year due to transfer 

2011-12 (Toledo): Swam a season at Toledo ... swam season bests at the Zippy Invitational (Dec. 4) in the 50 free (24.81), 100 free (53.71) and the 200 free (1:54.35) ... turned in a season-best time of 5:12.34 in the 500 free vs. Ball State (Jan. 21).

HIGH SCHOOL: A four-year letterwinner for head coach Marti Crafton at Castle High School ... holds school records in the 50 and 100 free ... member of Castle's Hall of Fame ... placed eight at state her senior year in the 100 free ... a two-time Academic All-American ... named to the SIAC First Team All-Conference team all four years ... career bests: 24.20 in the 50 free, 52.22 in the 100 free, 1:52.18 in the 200 free and 5:00.94 in the 500 free ... member of the National Honors Society.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Robert and Debbie VanWinkle ... born Jan. 18, 1993 ... sister swam at the University of Louisville ... majoring in exercise science.

Position: Freestyle
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newburgh, Ind.
High School: Castle
Major: Exercise Science
Experience: 1 Letter
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