Jessica Shamburger

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Spring, Texas

    High School:
    Oak Ridge High School

    Height:
    6-2

    Event:
    Back/Free

    Birthdate:
    07/23/1988

    Experience:
    3L

    Jessica Shamburger

    2008 All-Conference USA Third Team (400-Yard Medley Relay)
    2007 C-USA Freshman Swimmer of the Year
    2007 C-USA 100-Yard Backstroke Champion
    2008 All-Conference USA Third Team (400-Yard Medley Relay)
    2007 All-Conference USA Third Team (400-Yard Freestyle Relay)
    2007 All-Conference USA Third Team (200-Yard Medley Relay)
    2007 All-Conference USA Second Team (400-Yard Medley Relay)

    2008-09 Season
    Earned her first victory of the year in her first meet against Southwestern as a member of the 400-yard medley relay team... Finished first versus North Texas in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57.57... Also helped the Cougars win the 400-yard freestyle relay and 200-yard medley relay against the Mean Green... Finished second against Oakland in the 100-yard backstroke... Placed second in the 100-yard backstroke against Rice and New Mexico State... Member of winning 400-yard freestyle relay against Rice and New Mexico State... Won the 100-yard backstroke in 57.95 at the Phill Hansel Dual Meet... Also was a part of the winning 400-yard medley relay team at the meet... Won the 100-yard backstroke against LSU with a time of 56.63... Set three personal records at the C-USA Championships... Placed third in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 54.47... Finished fourth in the 200-yard backstroke in 2:01.82... Awarded ninth place with a 23.54 in the 50-yard freestyle.

    2007-08 SEASON
    Won the 100-yard freestyle at Southwestern with a time of 56.11... Also swam the third leg of the Cougars' winning 200-yard freestyle relay team that posted a time of 1:45.39... Grabbed top honors in the 100-yard backstroke with a clocking of 59.20 during the first day of the Phill Hansel Duals Weekend... Finished first in the 100-yard backstroke during a tri-meet against host Florida International and Indian River Community College... Also swam the opening leg of the Cougars' winning 200-yard medley relay team at that FIU meet... Was a member of the winning 400-yard medley relay team against New Orleans... Member of the 400-yard medley relay team which captured the bronze medal with a time of 3:51.74 at the Conference USA Championship... Was the fourth-fastest time in UH history in that event.

    2006-07 SEASON
    Decorated student-athlete who capped her season by being named C-USA Freshman Swimmer of the Year, a first in school history... Set some of the school's fastest times in the 100-yard backstroke...Talented contributor in both the sprint freestyle and backstroke events... Finished second in the 50-yard freestyle and the 100-yard freestyle during the first tri-meet against Northern Colorado and at New Mexico State... Also was a member of the winning 400-yard medley relay team... Won the 100-yard backstroke with a clocking of 59.01 and was a member of the winning 200-yard medley relay team during the second day of the tri-meet against Northern Colorado and at New Mexico State... Placed second in the 100-yard backstroke during the first-day of the Phill Hansel Duals Weekend... Member of the winning 150-yard freestyle and 150-yard backstroke relay teams against Hiram, Minnesota State-Mankato and South Dakota during the Hawai'i Relay Meet... Won the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 57.34, the fourth-fastest time in UH history during a quad meet against New Mexico State, North Texas and Florida International... Also was a member of the winning 200-yard medley and 400-yard freestyle relay teams during that quad meet... Member of the winning 400-yard medley and 200-yard relay teams during the second half of that quad meet... Won the 100-yard freestyle with a time of 52.81 against Miami (Fla.)... Won the 100-yard backstroke during a quad meet against Rice, LSU and New Orleans with a time of 56.70, the second-fastest clocking in school history... Earned the title in the 100-yard backstroke with a time of 56.36 during the C-USA Championship... Member of three Top Three relay teams during the C-USA Championship.

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Competed for head coach Michael McCauley at Oak Ridge High School... Served as team captain as a senior and was a four-year letterwinner... Individual All-America Team member as a junior and senior... Was a Relay All-America Team member during her final three seasons... School record holder in the 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard individual and as member of 200-yard medley relay, 200- and 400-yard freestyle relay teams... Earned All-America honors in individual and relay events... Was a U.S. Open qualifier in 2004 and 2006... Three-time TAGS champion in March 2003.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Jessica Kelly Shamburger... Born on July 23, 1988, in Lafayette, La... Daughter of Jim and Jennie Shamburger... Majoring in health promotions... Served as a swimming facilitator at the Houston Special Olympics.

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