Olivia Jameson
Olivia Jameson
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Bedford, Mass.
High School: Bedford High School
Position: Freestyle/Backstroke
Events: Freestyle/Backstroke
Major: Economics
Bats/Throws: Jonathan Edwards
Residential College: Jonathan Edwards

Collegiate Bests:
200-yard Freestyle:  1:47.57
500-yard Freestyle: 4:46.52
200-yard Backstroke:  1:56.48

High School Bests:
200-yard Freestyle: 1:50.09
500-yard Freestyle: 4:56.26
200-yard Backstroke: 2:01.54

Collegiate Awards:
Scholar All-America Honorable Mention (2014)
All-Ivy First Team (2017)
All-Ivy Second Team (2014, 2015, 2016) 
Yale School Record Holder  
Ivy League Record Holder 

2015-2016 (Junior):
200-yard freestyle:  Fifth place at the Ivy League Championships with a career-best time of 1:47.57.  27th place at the Ohio State Invitational (1:50.40). 
500-yard freestyle:  Third place at the Ivy League Championships (4:46.69).  33rd place at the Ohio State Invitational (4:52:48).
200-yard backstroke:  Second place at the Ivy League Championships (1:56.48).  15th place at the Ohio State Invitational (1:59.34). 
Relays:  Member of the winning 800-yard freestyle relay at the Ivy League Championships that set a new Yale and Ivy League record.

2015-2016 (Junior):
200-yard freestyle:  Ninth place at the Ivy League Championships with a career-best time of 1:48.29.  Sixth place at the Nike Cup Invite.  Fifth place at the HYP meet.
500-yard freestyle:  Fourth place at the Ivy League Championships with a career-best time of 4:46.52.  Seventh place at the Nike Cup Invite.
200-yard backstroke:  Ninth place at the Ivy League Championships with a career-best time of 1:57.46.  Sixth place at the Nike Cup Invite.  Won the event in duals against Dartmouth and Penn.
Relays:  Member of the winning 400-yard freestyle and 800-yard freestyle relays at the Ivy League Championships.  Member of the winning 800-yard freestyle at the Nike Cup Invite.  

2014-2015 (Sophomore):
200-yard freestyle: Fifth place at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships (1:49.78).  15th place at the Brown Invite. 
500-yard freestyle: Fifth place at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships (4:48.80).  Fifth place at the Brown Invite (4:55.81).
200-yard backstroke: Seventh place at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships.  Second place at the Brown Invite (1:59.68).
Relay Events: Member of the 800-yard freestyle relay that placed second at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships.   Member of the 400-yard freestyle relay that placed sixth at the Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships.

2013-2014 (Freshman):
Relays: Swam on third-place 400-yard freestyle relay at Ivy League Swimming and Diving Championships. Swam in Yale's second place 800-yard freestyle relay at Ivy League Championships.  Member of winning 800-yard freestyle relay at Princeton Invitational.
100-yard freestyle: Sixth place against Columbia.
100-yard backstroke: Third place vs. Cornell, finished in 1:00.33. 
200-yard backstroke: Fifth place at Ivy Championships, finished in 1:59.05. Third place at HYP

Before Yale:
2013 Massachusetts State Champion in the 200 yard freestyle. 3-time Scholastic All-American. National Honor Society member.

Personal: Member of Jonathan Edwards College.

Why I Chose Yale: "I chose Yale because when I step onto the campus, I feel like I am coming home.  Yale has so much to offer in terms of academics and guidance, and swimming for Jim and Dani and with this group of girls will be an amazing experience."