Jillian Rice
Jillian Rice
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Trumbull, Conn.
High School: Saint Joseph
Major: Applied Psychology
Event(s): Free

As a sophomore: Enjoyed a dominant year for the Bulldogs in 2016-17 ... Earned 26 first-place finishes and 34 top-three finishes on the year ... Helped the 800 free relay team win a gold medal for the first time at the NEC Championships ... Also helped the 200 medley relay finish fourth and set a school record at the NECs ... Earned a bronze medal in the 200 free, finished eighth in the 50 free and ninth in the 100 free ... NEC Rookie of the Week once ... Named to the NEC Academic Honor Roll.

As a freshman: Put together an outstanding freshman season in 2015-16 ... Three-time NEC Rookie of the Week ... Finished 10th in the 200 free (1:53.20), 12th in the 100 free (52.15) and 17th in the 500 free (5:07.73) at the NEC Championships ... Won 11 events on the year ... Won multiple events on three different occasions ... Took home two first-place finishes in her first collegiate meet against Boston College ... Member of 800 free relay team that took home a bronze medal at the NEC Championships ... NEC Academic Honor Roll selection.

Before Bryant: A four-year varsity letterwinner at Saint Joseph's ... Captained the team her junior and senior year ... Won the state title in the 200 free and the 200 free relay as a senior ... Finished second in the FCIACS in the 200 free.

Personal: The daughter of Mary Beth and Louis Rice, Jillian Rice was born on May 26, 1997 ... Has two sisters, Danielle and Avery.