Women's Swimming



    Justine Ress  
    Justine Ress

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Hebron, Conn.

    High School:
    RHAM

    Event:
    Back/Fly


    JUNIOR YEAR (2013-14)

    Placed 29th in the 100 backstroke at the 2014 NCAA Championships (53.29) ... 40th in the 200 back (1:56.25) ... went 54.42 in the 100 fly at the 2014 Big Ten Championships ... fifth in the 100 backstroke (53.33) and fourth in the 200 backstroke (1:55.27) ... swept the 100- and 200-meter backstroke at 2014 Super Speedo Sectionals in Buffalo, N.Y. ... went a meet record 1:02.20 in the 100 back ... fourth in the 50 back (29.26) at 2014 French Nationals to make the European Championships roster ... advanced to the semifinals of the 100m backstroke at the 2014 European Championships, going 1:02.34 in prelims and 1:02.53 in the semifinal ... also swam the 200 backstroke, posting a time of 2:17.91.

    SOPHOMORE YEAR (2012-13)

    Earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 medley relay, placing 15th in 1:38.33 ... time of 1:38.23 in prelims in the third-fastest time in school history ... 19th in the 100 backstroke (52.98) ... 36th in the 200 backstroke (1:56.12) ... third swimming the fly leg on the 400 medley relay at the 2012 Big Ten Championships with a time of 3:33.71 (third-fastest time in school history) ... finished 16th in the 100 fly (55.48), posting a career best of 54.07 in prelims ... seventh in the 100 back (54.18) and 200 back (1:55.83) ... clocked a time of 53.07 in the 100 back at the Ohio State Last Chance Meet ... 13th in the 100 back and 14th in the 200 back at the 2012 USA Swimming Winter Short Course Nationals ... second in the 100 back in a win at Purdue ... third in the 200 back in a dual meet win over Notre Dame.

    FRESHMAN YEAR (2011-12)

    Finished 17th in the 400 medley relay (3:36.67) at the NCAA Championships ... placed 20th in the 200 medley relay (1:40.08) ... led the Hoosiers in the 200 backstroke, finishing 28th (1:56.10) ... 46th in the 100 backstroke with a time of 54.00 ... runner-up in the 100 backstroke at the Big Ten Championships with a career-best time of 53.02 ... took third in the 200 backstroke, touching the wall in 1:54.51 ... also finished sixth in the 200 freestyle relay with the third-fastest time in school history (1:30.85) ... part of the 400 medley relay that finished fifth in 3:34.61 ... that is the fourth-fastest time in school history ... 28th in the 50 free with a career-best time of 23.25 ... second-team All-Big Ten ... her personal best of 1:54.41 in the 200 backstroke came at the Georgia Invitational, where she finished second ... also posted a PR in the 100 butterfly at Georgia, going 54.76 (12th).

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Won the 200-meter backstroke at the 2010 YMCA Nationals ... also took second in the 100-meter backstroke ... competed at the 2008 U.S. Olympic trials ... brother Eric was an All-American backstroker at Indiana (2009-14) ... father, Colin, also swam and IU and represented France at the 1976 Olympics ... parents are Colin and Beth Ress ... born Jan. 28, 1993.


       

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