Men's Swimming

 

  Kyle Jennings
Kyle Jennings

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
St. Charles Prep

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 165

Event:
Back/Free

Birthdate:
06/08/1990


04/20/2012

Swimming & Diving Teams Hold Annual Banquet

Both teams handed out season awards and honored departing seniors.

02/26/2012

MINUTEMEN WIN SIXTH-STRAIGHT ATLANTIC 10 TITLE

The men have now won a total of fourteen A-10 titles, over seventeen years of competition.

02/25/2012

Minutemen One Day Away From Sixth A-10 Crown

Chris Inglis and Joey Sbordon set school records.

02/24/2012

Minutemen Remain On Track For Sixth Straight A-10 Crown

Chris Inglis set a school record in the 500-yard freestyle.

02/04/2012

Swimming & Diving Take Split Of Fordham On Senior Day

The Minutemen won 170-123, while the women fell 171-129.

General: Ranks fourth all-time at UMass in the 200 back (1:49.08)

2011-12 (Senior): Took fourth in the 200 back (1:54.79) at the Dartmouth Invite (1/27) ... Won the 200 yard backstroke with a time of 1:55.03 at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/13) ... Captured third place in the 200 back (1:53.53) against Yale (12/3) ... Took third in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:51.38 at the Terrier Invitational (11/18) ... Captured third in the 100 backstroke (54:04) against Binghamton (11/4) ... Claimed fourth place in the 100 backstroke against Army (10/22) ... Finished sixth in the 100 Yard Backstroke (54.71), finished fourth in the 200 Yard Backstroke (1:55.70), and third in the 200 Yard Medley Relay (1:38.96)against Boston University (10/15).

2010-11 (Junior): Grabbed a third place finish in the 200 back (1:49.08) at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23-26) ... Took first place in the 200 backstroke (1:53.84) and second in the 100 backstroke (53.99) at Fordham (2/5)... Finished third in 200 backstroke (1:53.83), fourth in the 100 backstroke (53.43), 12th 500 freestyle (4:52.78), and eighth in 200 Medley relay (1:39.61) at Dartmouth's Invitational (1/29)... Took third place in 200 backstroke (1:55.33) vs. BC (1/21)... Finished fifth in 100 yard back (54.30), third in 200 yard back (1:57.42), helped finish eighth in 500 yard relay (4:29.70) and seventh in 200 yard medley relay (1:42.05) at Binghamton (11/6) ... Placed first in the 500 free (4:57.09), sixth in the 100 breast (1:08.11) and also helped the 200 free relay team to a fifth place finish (1:34.30) and the 200 medley relay team to a second place finish (1:39.55) agasint Stony Brook (10/30) ... Helped take fifth in the 200-yard medley relay (25.67), and took first place in 200 yard backstroke (1:55.19) against Army (10/23) ... Took third in the 200-yard backstroke (1:55.22) and sixth in the 100-yard backstroke (54.17) against BU (10/16).

2009-10 (Sophomore): Took a bronze medal finish in the 200 backstroke (1:49.51) and tenth in the 500 free (4:39.40) at the A-10 Championships (2/20) ... Won the 500 free (4:51.13) and took second in the 100 backstroke (54.87) at Colgate (1/24) ... Notched first in the 200 backstroke (1:57.78) at Boston College (1/22) ... Had three top-ten finishes at the Rhode Island Invitational, grabbing seventh in both the 100 backstroke (55.92) and 500 free (4:53.25) and taking sixth in the 200 backstroke with a time of 1:58.64 (1/16) ... Took second in the 200 backstroke (1:54.56) at Yale (12/5) ... Finished fourth in the 200 backstroke (1:53.42) at the Terrier Invitational (11/22) ... Had a pair of fourth-place finishes in both the 100 and 200 backstroke against Binghamton (11/7) ... Notched a second-place finish in the 200 backstroke (1:56.42) against BU (10/17).

2008-09 (Freshman): Placed 13th in the 200 back (1:53.91) at the A-10 Championships (2/18-21) ... Finished sixth in the 100 back (56.48) and the 200 back (1:57.59) at Fordham (1/31) ... Notched a first-place finish in the 200 back (1:54.90) as well as third-place finishes in the 100 back and 1650 free at home against Colgate (1/25) ... Finished second in the 200 back (1:56.77) and third in the 100 back (53.27) in the win over Boston College (1/24) ... Placed third in the 1000 free (10:04.87) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/16-17) ... Finished fifth in the 200 back (1:53.65) and ninth in the 200 free (1:46.62) at the Terrier Invitational (11/21-23) ... Placed third in the 200 back (1:56.36) and sixth in the 100 back (55.91) at Binghamton (11/8) ... Earned his first career win taking the top spot in the 200 back (1:57.97) while adding a fourth-place finish in the 200 free (1:50.43) against Stony Brook (11/1) ... Notched third-place in the 200 back (1:56.43) against Army (10/25) ... Finished second in the 200 back (1:56.80) and fourth in the 200 IM (2:01.43) against Boston University (10/18).

Before UMass: A four-year letterwinner at St. Charles Prep ... Team captain in 2008 leading the team to a state title ... Named to the All-State team as a junior and senior ... Earned All-American honors as a senior.

Personal: Derek Kyle Jennings ... Born June 8, 1990 in Columbus, Ohio ... Son of Mark Jennings ... Has two sisters: Kaela and Kelsey ... Plans to major in Business Management at UMass.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Nov 1
    at Binghamton 10:00 AM
    Saturday, Nov 8
    vs Brown 1:00 PM
    Friday, Nov 21
    at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
    Finals: 6 pm
    Saturday, Nov 22
    at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
    Finals: 6 pm
    Sunday, Nov 23
    at Terrier Invitational 10:00 AM Prelims: 10 am
    Finals: 6 pm
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