Patrick Jacobson
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Cruz, Calif.

High School:
Santa Cruz HS '02

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 190

Event:
Sprint Free

Major:
Psychology

2005-06: Scored 13.0 points at Big West Conference Championships, plus his contributions to 200 free relay (4th) and 200 medley relay (5th)... Placed 8th in 50 free, 16th in 100 free, 16th in 100 breast at conference... Hit team's season-best 50 free time of 20.98 at American Short Course Championships.

2004-05: Redshirted... Won 50 free and 100 free at Pacific Swimming Winter Championships as an open competitor.

2003-04: PACIFIC COLLEGIATE SWIMMING CONFERENCE CHAMPION in one individual event and three relays... Captured 50 free at 20.80... Anchored both first-place medley relays and swam second leg of winning 200 free relay... The 400 medley touched in 3:22.60, just .08 off school record... Also captured All-PCSC honors in 100 free (4th) and 200 free (2nd)... Finished 200 in 1:41.39, 7th all-time at UC Davis... Placed 11th in each of 50 free, 100 free and 100 breast at American Short Course Championships... Posted 20.68 in 50, 2nd all-time at UC Davis... Also raced in 200 and 400 free relays in Austin, helping squads to 5th and 7th, respectively.

2002-03: ALL-AMERICAN as part of four relays: 200 free (3rd), 400 free (7th), 800 free (8th), 200 medley (8th)... Also competed at nationals in 50 free (14th), 100 free (16th) and 100 breast (22nd)... PCSC CHAMPION as part of 200 medley relay... Finished 2nd at PCSC Championships in 50 free, 3rd in both 100 free and 100 breast... Member of 400 medley relay (2nd), 400 free relay (2nd) and 800 free relay (4th) at conference.

UC DAVIS WATER POLO: Became first male water polo player to earn All-America honors, claiming honorable mention as a junior in 2004... Repeated that honor in 2005, leading team in most categories, including goals (56), points (63), shots (137), steals (29) and minutes played (627)... Made All-WWPA first team in both junior and senior seasons... Led team in goals (70), total points (86), shots (136), shooting percentage (.515), steals (41), drawn ejections (48) and minutes played (732) as a junior... Scored 22 goals in 2003, 30 in 2002... Opened sophomore year with three multi-goal games... Had seven in all that year... Scored twice in Aggies' 7-5 upset of 12th-ranked Navy... Helped lead Aggies to fourth-place showing at Western Water Polo Association championship as a sophomore... Finished career with 178 goals, 3rd in Aggie history.

SANTA CRUZ HS '02: Earned first team All-America honors as a senior... Posted best times of 21.09 in 50 free, 46.48 in 100 free, 1:26.69 in 200 free relay... Finished 2nd in Central Coast Section in both 50 and 100 free, anchored 1st-place 200 free relay team as a senior... Placed 4th and 6th in the respective sprints as a junior, 2nd and 6th as a sophomore... Named team MVP all four years... Scholastic All-American as a sophomore... Scored more than 400 goals in his career in water polo... Named MVP of the Santa Cruz Coast Athletics League... Earned Freshman of the Year honors in 1999.

PERSONAL: Born in Santa Cruz, Calif.... Parents are Daniel & Sylvia Jacobson... Biological sciences major... Career sports highlight thus far is making Junior Nationals as a high school sophomore... Lists sports heroes as the entire 2002 Brazilian soccer team.