Jacob Damante
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Vacaville, Calif.

High School:
Vacaville HS '03

Height:
6-2

Position:
Back/IM

Major:
Exploratory

SOLANO COLLEGE: Competed in 200 back, 200 IM and 400 IM at Bay Valley Conference Championships in 2005... Set season-best marks in all three events... Won team's Coach's Award... Also swam for Vacaville Swim Team, earning High Point Award at 2005 Junior Olympics.

2003-04: Placed 4th in 400 IM, 6th in 1,650 free at Pacific Collegiate Swimming Conference Championships... Ranked 2nd on team's season performance list in each event... Also earned second swim in 200 back (11th) at conference... Selected as team's Most Improved.

VACAVILLE HS '03: Four-year letterwinner in swimming... Broke school 500 free record as a senior... Also swam for Vacaville Swim Club, setting club marks for the 1,000 free and 400 IM... Played water polo for former Aggie standout Danny Over.

PERSONAL: Born in Walnut Creek, Calif.... Parents are Nicholas & Shawna Damante... Has not declared a major, although he chose UC Davis for its strong art program... An avid painter, who hopes to become an art teacher.