Jenah Dawson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Novato, Calif.

High School:
San Marin HS '08

Height:
5-8

Position:
IM/Fly

Major:
Communication

2010-11: Placed 7th in both IM events at MPSF Championships, posting season bests of 2:04.87 in 200, 4:27.53 in 400... Scored 26.0 team points at conference... Moved into 3rd all-time at UC Davis in 400 IM... Also placed 15th (2:06.35) in 200 fly at MPSF meet... Hit 2:06.04 in MPSF prelim heat, 10th in school history...Named MPSF All-Academic.

2009-10: Made finals of 100 fly (57.05), 200 butterfly (2:04.25) and 200 IM (2:04.93) at Big West Championships... Finished 6th in both butterfly events and 9th in the 200 IM... Posted season-best 56.74 in 100 fly prelim... Marks in both 200 IM and 200 fly ranked 3rd in school history... Swam third leg of 200 free "B" relay at conference championships... Made Big West All-Academic team.

2008-09: Accounted for 29.0 points at Big West Conference Championships... Advanced to finals in both IM events, plus consols in 200 fly... Finished 7th in 400 IM (4:28.65 prelim), 8th in 200 IM (2:05.88 prelim), 11th in 200 fly (2:08.00), posting season-best times in each... Also went 57.62 in 100 fly as exhibition swimmer, 7th in Aggie history... Ranks 3rd on school's all-time top 10 lists in each IM event, plus 10th in 200 fly.

SAN MARIN HS '08: Four-year qualifier for North Coast Section meet, earning finishes of 12th and 13th place in 200 IM during final two seasons... Captured Marin County Athletic League title in that event as a senior... Also advanced to sections in 100 fly, placing 16th... Four-year letterwinner in water polo, garnering All-MCAL honors in 2007... Two-time team MVP in each aquatic sport... Earned numerous academic awards, including USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and California Scholarship Federation lifetime membership... Swam for Marin Pirates from 2004-08, earning berth at Jr. Nationals in final season.

PERSONAL: Born in Greenbrae, Calif.... Communication major... Parents are Craig & Norma Dawson... Career highlight was being a part of the 2010 Big West Championship team... Proudest personal accomplishment was qualifying for Jr. Nationals one day before the plane flight.