Jacquelyn Peterson
Jacquelyn Peterson
Height: 5-4
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Beverly, Mass.
High School: Beverly
Position: Distance Freestyle
Major: Creative Writing

2016-17 (Junior Year): WNE Student-Athlete of the Week (Dec. 5)

2015-16 (Sophomore Year): Broke one school record (400m freestyle relay)...led the team in top times in three events...finished 11th overall out of the 32 swimmers at the Blue Jay Pentathlon...scored 95 points for the team...had career best swim in the 1650 freestyle at the NEISDA Championships...finished 17th in the 400 IM at the NEISDA Championships...ranked in the all-time top 10 in five events.

2014-15 (Freshman Year): Broke four school records (1000 freestyle, 200, 400, 800 freestyle relay)...named WNE most improved swimmer...led team in two events...named WNE Student-Athlete of the Week on Jan. 12...swam a school record time in the 1000 freestyle at the NEISDA Championships, dropping 46 seconds and finishing 11th...finished 13th in the 400 IM at the NEISDA Championships...joined the 500 fly club...scored 100 points for the team...had four qualifying "A" cuts.

High School: 2014 graduate of Beverly High School, where she earned four varsity letters in swimming...competed in club swimming with the Northshore Sharks.

Personal: Born June 24th, 1996 to Drs. Douglas and Stacy Peterson. Has two siblings, Emily and Austin...Favorites: TV Show –Game of Thrones; Actor – Tom Hiddleston; Pro Team – NFL's New England Patriots; Athlete – Tom Brady; Food – Philly cheesesteak; Musician – Metallica; City – London, England...majoring in creative writing

What I Like Best About WNE: "The small campus."

Career Best Times:
50 Freestyle: 28.87, WNE at Westfield St., 11/11/15
100 Freestyle: 59.72, NEISDA Championships, 2/14/16
200 Freestyle: 2:08.84, NEISDA Championships, 2/13/16
500 Freestyle: 5:59.56, WNE at Simmons, 1/24/15
1000 Freestyle: 11:43.98, NEISDA Championships, 2/14/15
1650 Freestyle: 19:52.14, NEISDA Championships, 2/14/16
400 IM: 5:15.21, NEISDA Championships, 2/14/15