Jenna Ravarino - Swimming - Vanderbilt University Athletics

Jenna Ravarino Season 2022-23

Class Freshman
Hometown Concord, Calif.
High School Carondelet
Major Human & Organizational Development
Bio

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Career Honors
• 2022-23 First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Career-Best Times
50 Free: 24.05 at Gamecock Invitational, 11.16.22
100 Free: 52.78 at Gamecock Invitational, 11.18.22
100 Fly: 56.44 at Gamecock Invitational, 11.16.23

As a Sophomore (2023-24)
• Made the B Final with a career-low time in the 100 fly at the Gamecock Invitational (Nov. 15-17)
• Also advanced to the D Final in the 100 free with a 52.93 mark and the 50 free D Final (24.31) at the meet
• Won the 50 free (24.18) in defeat of Tulane (Feb. 2) on Senior Day
• Finished with a season-best time in the 50 free (24.15) and swam the 100 free (53.09) in Vandy’s win over Iowa (Oct. 28)
• Recorded season-low 52.84 mark in the 100 free with her lead-off leg in the 400 free relay at Little Rock and North Texas (Jan. 27), also competing in the 50 free and 50 fly in the Dores’ sweep of the tri-meet
• Raced in both the 50 (24.30) and 100 (53.30) free in season-opening match-up with Florida (Sept. 29)
• Competed in the 50 free (24.31) and 100 fly (57.33) at Illinois (Nov. 4)
• Posted mark of 53.08 in the 100 free in tri-meet with Georgia and Florida State (Jan. 13)

As a Freshman (2022-23)
• Ranked fourth on the team’s performer list in the 50 free
• Recorded season-best time in the 100 fly (56.97) at the SEC Championships (Feb. 14-18), also competing in the 50 (23.96) and 100 (52.84) free
• Posted career-best marks in the 50 and 100 free and also raced in the 100 fly (56.99) at the Gamecock Invitational (Nov. 16-18), qualifying for the C Final in each event
• Led Vandy with a first-place finish in the 50 free and placed second in the 100 free in Dores’ defeat of North Florida and Georgia Southern (Oct. 15)
• Finished sixth in the 100 fly (58.59), participating in the 50 free (24.84) and 50 fly (26.74) as well, in regular-season finale against Arkansas and Little Rock (Jan. 28)
• Also competed in the 50 (24.80) and 100 (54.53) free in collegiate debut against Auburn (Oct. 7)

The Ravarino File
• Majoring in human & organizational development
• Prepped at Carondelet High School
• Swam for the Orinda Aquatics as well
• Earned All-America, Academic All-America and All-East Bay Athletic League recognition as a senior
• Was a Scholastic All-American and a member of the National Honor Society
• Also earned academic honors from the California Scholarship Federation
• Recorded personal-best marks at the time in both the 50 (23.81) and 100 (52.75) free at the DLS Swim Invitational in 2022
• Ended up finishing fifth in the A Final of both events at that meet
• Bettered those times at the California Interscholastic Federation North Coast Championships later in the spring
• Touched the wall in 23.74 and 52.13 seconds, respectively, in the preliminary heats of the 50 and 100 free, going on to place sixth in the A Final of the former event
• Had a career-best time of 55.66 while competing in the B Final of the 100 fly at the Speedo Sectionals held in Carlsbad, California, during her senior season
• Was chosen the MVP of the CHS water polo team in 2018
• Daughter of Lexanne and David Ravarino
• Father played football at St. Mary’s (Calif.)
• Is the oldest of two children

Why Vanderbilt: “I chose Vanderbilt University because of the incredible academic rigor and the high-level SEC athletics. I am excited to be a part of an outstanding swim program that will challenge me to be the best swimmer, teammate and person I can be.”