ODU Swimming & Diving BIO
Jacob Zeidler
Player Profile:
Jacob Zeidler 1765027
Position: Breast/Free
Height: 6'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Barseback, Sweden

2016-2017: Placed first in the 100-yard breaststroke against UMBC with 57.48 and third in the 200 with 2:09.55. Came in first alongside Pope, Odeke, and Thatcher in the 400-yard freestyle relay. At the 2016 Hokie Fall Invitational, he finished ninth overall in the 50-yard freestyle with a time of 20.74 and sixth in the 100-yard breaststroke (56.14). Placed second against NJIT and FAU in the 200-yard medley relay with a time if 1:34.65 alongside Pope, Nordenberg, and Thatcher. Swam a 21.45 in the 50-yard freestyle, placing second. Earned fourth place in the 100-yard breaststroke in 1:00.13. Recorded a time of 1:34.16 placing third in the 200-yard medley relay along with teammates Mikaelsson, Thatcher, and Svedberg at the ECU meet.  Posted a 3:09.82 time in the 400-yard freestyle relay in the meet against ECU with help from teammates Davis, Thatcher, and Svedberg. Placed first in the 100-yard breaststroke with final time of 56.01 seconds and second in the 200 breaststroke in 2:07.91. Placed first in 100-yard freestyle at GW meet with time of 46.46 seconds. Swam on the men's 200-yard medley relay team finishing second, with a time of 1:29.21 at the 2017 CCSA Swimming and Diving Championship. Placed second overall in the 50-yard freestyle. Recorded a time of 1:20.83 in the 200-yard freestyle relay, coming in first place. Placed first in the 100-yard breaststroke with 54.48 seconds. Clinched 1st place with help from teammates in the 400-yard medley relay (3:14.48). Finished in third in 100-yard freestyle (44.78). Swam in the 400-yard freestyle relay and placed fourth with a time of 2:59.48.

2015-2016: C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2014-2015: Finished in the all-time top-ten in the 50 free with a time of 0:20.41 … Claimed third in the all-time records in the 100 free with a time of 0:44.32 … Moved into second all-time with a 0:53.93 mark in the 100 breaststroke … Finished the 400 free relay in 2:59.71 with teammates Sa, Watson and Hubert, third all-time … Posted a 1:29.35 finish in the 200 medley relay with his team and a 3:13.77 time in the 400 medley relay, good for second and first all-time respectively …

2013-2014: Swam in the 200 free relay with his team and finished with an all-time top time of 1:20.38 … Finished with an all-time top time of 1:28.65 in the 200 medley relay.

Personal: Son of Otto and Kerstin Zeidler… Has one sister, Cajsa… High school team placed second in 2010 Swedish youth championship… Majoring in mechanical engineering.

 

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