Women's Swimming


Jessica Ohr
Jessica Ohr

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Kennesaw,GA

High School:
Harrison

Event:
Diving

AT ILLINOIS...

1999-00: Selected as a Team Captain * Paced the Illini diving squad in both the 1-meter (317.60) and 3-meter (361.80) championship events * Also led the squad in 3-meter at dual meets with a top score of 260.70 * Won the 3-meter event at Florida * Inducted into the Chi Alpha Sigma athlete honor society * Earned Academic-All Big Ten honors.

1998-99: Earned team1s Most Valuable Diver for the second consecutive season * Ranks 10th in school history in 1-meter diving, marking the first Illini diver to appear in the Top 10 since 1989 *?Named Big Ten Diver of the Week after winning the 1-meter diving (369.90) and taking third in the 3-meter diving (210.60) at the the Illini Classic * Took second in 3-meter diving (196.80) vs. Illinois State * Placed 3rd in 3-meter diving (219.85) and fifth in 1-meter diving (226.20) at Mike Pepe Invitational * George Huff Award winner and was named Academic All-Big Ten.

1997-98: Tabbed Illinois' Most Valuable Diver * Consistently ranked as Illinois' top diver * First victory of the season came in 1-meter diving against Hawaii * Took second on 3-meter diving (207.35) at the Illinois Dual Meet Extravaganza * Placed third on the 1-meter diving at the Illini Classic.

High School: Lettered in diving all four years * The captain of her team during her senior season *Holds the school diving records for six (241.30) and 12 dives (446.90) * Earned several team awards including: MVP (1995), academic award (1996, 1997), Coach's Award (1996), Carrie Beyer Award for spirit and leadership (1996, 1997) and the Carl Harrison Leadership Award (1997) * Was selected to the all-county team from 1994-97, the all-state team from 1995-97, All-America team in 1997 and the Georgia all-star team from 1995-97 * Was a five-time regional and zone championship qualifier * A 1997 Academic All-American.

Personal: Born April 16, 1979 * Parents are Norman and Jane Ohr * Majoring in biology.

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