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Jack Wright

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Position
Junior
Class
Wexford, Pa.
Hometown
North Allegheny
High School / Club
Jack Wright - Swimming & Diving - Virginia Cavaliers

All-America
2021: 400 Free Relay, 800 Free Relay

Virginia Career Best
100 Free:
43.20 (7th all-time at UVA)
200 Free: 1:34.18 (8th all-time at UVA)
500 Free: 4:17.66

2020-21
• Earned All-America honors with ninth-place 400-yard freestyle relay that set a new UVA school record and the 13th-place 800-yard freestyle relay at the NCAA Championships
• Part of the fourth-place 800-yard freestyle relay at the ACC Championships
• Placed sixth in the 200-yard freestyle, ninth in the 500-yard freestyle and 29th in the 100-yard freestyle at the ACC Championships
• Took first in the 200-yard and 500-yard freestyle at the Cavalier Invitational
• Won the 200 and 500 freestyle against Tennessee and Alabama
• Placed third in the 100 freestyle against Tennessee and Alabama with a career-best time of 43.20
• Captured a career-best time of 4:17.66 against Tennessee and Alabama in the 500 free
• Placed second in the 500 free against Navy

2019-20
• NCAA Championships cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic
• Earned All-America honors in the 800-yard freestyle relay for qualifying to the NCAA Championships in the event
• Placed seventh in the 200-yard freestyle at the ACC Championships in addition to finishing 13th in the 500-yard freestyle
• Also competed in 100-yard freestyle at the conference championships
• Recorded a career-best time of 4:15.27 which ranks seventh all-time in program history
• Placed fifth in the 800-yard freestyle and sixth in the 200-yard freestyle relay at the ACC Championships
• Placed fourth in the 500-yard freestyle and sixth in the 200-yard freestyle at the USC Trojan Invitational
• Finished 15th in the 100-yard freestyle at the Trojan Invite
• Named to the All-ACC Academic Team
• Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Background
• Olympic Trial Qualifier
• Two-time state champion in the 200 free, three-time champion in the 200 free relay and two-time champion in the 400 free relay
• Two-time state runner up in the 100 free
• Holds the state record in the 200 and 400 free relay
• Captured 19 All-America honors
• Holds the national age record in the 200 and 400 free relay
• Named the North Allegheny Athlete of the Year by both peers and athlete department

Personal
• Undeclared
• Son of Brian and Jane Wright
• Has one sister, Katie
• Sister, Katie, swam for Ohio State