Cougars grab two top-five finishes to conclude Pearland meet
Houston finishes second day with eight top-ten finishes
Houston finishes first day with seven top-ten finishes
Cougars outscore SMU 158-141
McCord picks up pair of wins in 50 and 100 free
FRESHMAN 2013-14Competed in three events during the inaugural American Athletic Conference Championships ... Swam PRs in all three events - 50 free (24.60), 100 back (56.95) and 200 back (2:06.56) ... Enters the 100-yard backstroke top 10 in school history ... Third fastest times of the season in the 100 and 200 backstrokes.
HIGH SCHOOLTeam MVP 2012 and 2013... Four-time state finals qualifier ... Conference champion ... Junior National Qualifier 2011 and 2012... Bronze Medal at state in 100 back ... 4th place finisher at state in 100 back.
PERSONALBorn November 29, 1994 ... Daughter of Betsy and David Joyner ... Full name Jasmine Mariah Williams ... Voted class of 2013 most athletic ... Involved with Styles 4 Life and Relay for Life... Lists her parents and coaches as her biggest influences ... Career ambition is to become a nutritionist and kinesiologist.
HIGH SCHOOLNamed Diver of the Year the San Antonio Express News her senior year ... Finished fourth in the state in the 1M ... Named All-American as a senior ... Two-time All-State performer and three-time All-Region selection ... Named All-District sophomore through senior years ... District champion 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Began diving as a sophomore in high school.
PERSONALBorn on July 6, 1994 in Grand Forks, North Dakota ... Daughter of Bill and Sue Shedd ... Father serves in the military and graduated from the Air Force Academy ... Full name is Danielle Michelle Shedd ... Has three younger sisters.