Swimming & Diving

Jill Carps
Jill  Carps

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monroe, Mich.

High School:
Monroe

Height:
5-7

Event:
Sprint Free

Intended Major:
Pre-Business Administration


06/24/2015

OAKLAND TOPS HORIZON LEAGUE IN HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS FOR FOURTH STRAIGHT SEMESTER

The Golden Grizzlies had a league-best 125 student-athletes honored

01/24/2015

OAKLAND MEN PREVAIL OVER MICHIGAN STATE ON SENIOR DAY

The Golden Grizzlies were victorious on the men's side, but dropped their dual against the Michigan State women's team.

01/23/2015

OAKLAND FACES MICHIGAN STATE AT HOME SATURDAY FOR SENIOR DAY

Saturday's meet is the final home event of the season for the Golden Grizzlies.

01/15/2015

OAKLAND HOSTS FOUR-TEAM MEET FRIDAY AND SATURDAY

The Golden Grizzlies welcome Cincinnati, Kenyon and Olivet Nazarene to the Oakland Aquatics Center.

01/15/2015

OAKLAND LEADS LEAGUE IN HONOR ROLL SELECTIONS FOR THIRD STRAIGHT SEMESTER

The Golden Grizzlies had 125 student-athletes named to the list

02/28/2015

2015 Horizon League Swimming & Diving Championships - Day Four

2015 Horizon League Swimming & Diving Championships - Day Four

02/17/2012

2012 Summit League Championship Photo Gallery -- (Feb. 17, 2012)

Photos from the finals of Day 3 at The Summit League Championships hosted by Oakland at the OU Aquatic Center.

2014-15:
▪ Swam 50 free, 100 free and 200 free at 2015 Horizon League Championships
▪ Won the "B" Final and placed ninth in 100 free (52.31)
▪ Finished 12th in the 200 free (1:55.48)
▪ Placed 20th in 50 free (24.41)
▪ Named to Horizon League Fall 2014 Honor Roll


2013-14:

▪ Swam in the 100 free at 2014 Horizon League Championships, finishing 12th overall
▪ Part of Oakland's 200 free relay team that finished third at HLs and tied the third-best time in program history
▪ Took 14th in 200 free at HLs
▪ Named to Horizon League Fall 2013 Honor Roll

2012-13:
▪ Won the consolation final of the 200 free at The Summit League Championships
▪ Won the 100 free consolation final at the league meet
▪ Finished tied for third in the consolation final of the 50 free

2011-12:
▪ Earned all-league honors at The Summit League Championships
▪ Member of the championship 200-yard freestyle relay team
▪ Won consolation finals of the 50- and 100-yard freestyle events with career-best times
▪ Finished runner-up in the consolation final in the 100-yard butterfly with career-best time

HIGH SCHOOL
Four-year letterwinner for coach Jeremy Layman
▪ All-state in the 50 and 100 yard free in 2009
▪ Led team to a Mega Red Conference championship in 2008
▪ Mega Red Conference 50 and 100 yard free champion in 2008

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS
Awarded Monroe County Scholar Athlete in 2009
▪ Member of National Honor Society
▪ Graduated Magna Cum Laude
▪ President of Young Republican Club

TOP ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE
Recording a time of 24.48 in the 50 free and a time of 52.68 in the 100 free

Personal
Full Name:
Jillian Elaine Carps
Parents: Richard Carps and Kathy Kinsland
Brother: Jake (16)
▪ Uncle, Claude Gibson, played professional football for the San Diego Chargers (1961-62) and the Oakland Raiders (1962-65)
▪ Grandfather, Ney Kinsland, attended graduate school at Oakland University

Top Three Reasons for Choosing Oakland
1. Good academic opportunities
2. Academic diversity
3. Campus life

Carps Personal Bests
Event 2014-15 Top Time Career Top Time
50 Free 24.41
2015 HL Championship
2/26/15
23.91
EMU Invitational
11/30/12
100 Free 52.31
2015 HL Championship
2/28/15
52.17
2013 Summit League Championship
2/20/13

200
Free

1:55.48
2015 HL Championship
2/27/15
1:54.43
2013 Summit League Championship
2/20/13
NCAA Horizon Nike Oakland University Varsity