Women's Swimming

 

  Jessica Starosielec
Jessica Starosielec

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Colonia, N.J.

High School:
Bishop George Ahr

Height:
5-10

Event:
Breast/IM

Birthdate:
04/06/1989


General: Ranks first in UMass history in the 100 breaststroke (1:04.67), third in the 200 breaststroke (2:22.16) and seventh in the 200 IM (2:09.44) ... Was a member of the school-record setting 200 medley and 400 medley relay teams.

2010-11 (Senior): Placed fourth in the 100 breast (1:04.97) and seventh in the 200 breast (2:23.00) at the Atlantic 10 Championship (2/23-26) ... Took first in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.05) and second in the 200 breaststroke (2:25.30) at Fordham (2/5) ... Took second in the 100 breaststroke (1:07.75), third in the 200 breaststroke (2:27.47) and tenth in the 200 IM (2:14.27) at the Dartmouth Invitational (1/28-29) ... Placed first in both the 100 breast (1:07.21) and the 200 breaststroke (2:25.87) and third in the 200 IM (2:15.76) on Senior Night against Boston College (1/21) ... Finished first in the 200 yard medley relay (1:50.95), second in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:07.37), at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/15) ... In the Terrier Invitational competed in the 400 yard medley relay (3:53.88), competed in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:05.99)(11/21) ... At Binghamton finished first in the 100 yard breaststroke (1:07.48)(11/6) ... Finished second in the 200 yard medley relay (1:51.46), took second in the 200 yard breaststroke(2:28.28) against Stony Brook (10/30) ... Participated in the first place Medley Relay (1:49 .80), grabbed first place in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.18) and also took first in the 200 breaststroke (1:49.30) in the win against Army (10/23).

2009-10 (Junior): Was named to the A-10 Academic All-Conference team ... Grabbed sixth in the 200 breaststroke (2:22.68) while helping the 400 medley relay team to fourth-place at the A-10 Championships (2/20) ... Notched two second-place finishes in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.49) and 200 breaststroke (2:24.67) against Fordham (1/22) ... Took third in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.61) and had a pair of fourth-place finishes in the 200 breaststroke (2:30.31) and 200 IM (2:15.76) at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/16) ... Took two fourth-place finishes in the 100 (1:09.44) and 200 breaststroke (2:30.99) events at Northeastern (12/5) ... Registered two individual top-ten finishes, taking seventh in the 200 breaststroke (2:24.11) and tenth in the 100 breaststroke (1:06.70) while helping the 400 medley relay (3:53.80) to third-place and the 200 medley relay (1:47.35) to fourth-place at the Terrier Invitational (11/22) ... Had a pair of first-place finishes in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.00) and 200 breaststroke (2:27.62) against Binghamton (11/7) ... Won 200 breaststroke (2:28.10) while finishing second in the 100 breaststroke (1:087.62) vs. Stony Brook (10/31) ... Had three top-three finishes, finishing first in the 200 breaststroke (2:27.10), second in the 100 breaststroke (1:08.34), and third in the 200 IM (2:16.77) at Army (10/24) ... Notched a second-place finish in the 200 breaststroke (2:28.28) in the season-opener against BU (10/17).

2008-09 (Sophomore): Finished 10th in the 100 breast (1:06.64) at the A-10 Championships (2/18-21) ... Placed fourth in the 200 breast (2:28.65) at Fordham (1/31) ... Finished second in the 200 breast (2:27.10) at home against Colgate (1/25) ... Placed first in both the 100 breast (1:09.01) and 200 breast (2:27.41) while helping the 200 medley relay team to a first-place finish in the win over Boston COllege (1/24) ... Notched two second-place finishes: 100 breast (1:07.50) and 200 breast (2:25.12) against Northeastern (12/6) ... Finished fourth in the 200 breast (2:23.90) and ninth in the 100 breast (1:01.27) at BU's Terrier Invitational (11/21-23) ... Placed second in the 100 breast (1:09.71) while helping the 200 medley relay team to a first-place finish against Binghamton (11/8) ... Had a day of top finishes taking first in both breast events while also contributing to the first-place 200 medley relay team at Stony Brook (11/1) ... Finished first in the 100 breast (1:08.64) at home against Army (10/25) ... Placed second in the 200 breast (2:26.67) against BU (10/18).

2007-08 (Freshman): Was a member of the sixth-place 400 medley relay (3:55.39) team and finished seventh in both the 200 breast (2:22.40) and the 100 breast (1:06.70) at the A-10 Championships (2/20-23) ... Individually finished second in the 200 breast (2:30.01) and competed as a member of the second-place 400 medley relay (4:04.29), fifth-place 200 medley relay (1:55.57), and the second-place 400 free relay (3:42.02) teams at the Rhode Island Invitational (1/11-12) ... Competed in the 100 and 200 breast events, placing fifth (1:07. 50) and sixth (2:25.27) in the respective races while she was also a member of the fifth-place 400 medley relay (3:58.85) and sixth-place 200 medley relay (1:50.85) teams at the BU Terrier Invitational (11/16-18).

Before UMass: A 2007 graduate of Bishop George Ahr High School ... An All-Area swimmer for the Trojans in her four years on varsity ... Was also a state finalist from her sophomore year on helping her team to three county championships ... Holds the county records in both the 200 medley relay and 200 free relay ... Came in sixth place at the New Jersey High School states in the 100 breaststroke event ... Part of the top 10% of her senior class.

Personal: Jessica Amy Starosielec... Born April 4, 1989 in Edison N.J. ... Daughter of Thomas and Diane Starosielec... Has two siblings, Jaclyn and Joseph... Majoring in kinesiology.

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    Event Calendar

    Saturday, Oct 18
    vs Army 2:00 PM
    Saturday, Oct 25
    at Boston University 1:00 PM
    Friday, Oct 31
    at Binghamton 5:00 PM
    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
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