2005-06: Led off Horizon League Championship-winning 200 medley relay that set league and school records with a time of 1:30.77...finished sixth overall in the 100 back finals at the league meet with a time of 52.46... part of school record-setting 800 free relay (6:50.37) at the league finals...finished the 200 back league finals in 1:57.70...took first place in the 500 free (5:03.64) at Eastern Illinois...won the 100 back in 53.79 at UW-Milwaukee...claimed first place in 4:55.05 in the 500 free against Saint Louis and Western Illinois...won the 200 free in 1:45.91 and posted a first-place time of 53.30 in the 100 back against Valparaiso...swam a 4:47.63 in the 500 free to take second place against Ball State...placed second in the 100 back with a time of 53.73 at the Bill Ritter Invitational...led team with a 4:46.29 in the 500 free to take third at the Ritter Invitational...came in second in the 200 free (1:45.10) against Iowa.
2004-05: Placed seventh in the 100 backstroke with a 52.50 at the Horizon League Championships...swam season-best 1:57.17 in 200 backstroke at the Horizon League finals...placed third in the 50 free with a season-best 21.90 versus Butler and Lindenwood...led off the winning 400 medley relay and finished second in the 200 backstroke (1:58.44) against Saint Louis...won the 100 backstroke with a 54.04 at Valparaiso...took second in the 100 backstroke at the Bill Ritter Invitational with a 53.12...finished 100 free against Cleveland State in season-best 48.36
2003-04: Set a then-school record in the 100-yard backstroke by posting a 51.97 as the leadoff leg of the school record-breaking 400 medley relay team at the finals of the 2004 Horizon League Championships...part of two UIC record relays at the league meet, with a 3:22.93 in the 400 medley relay and a 1:23.30 in the 200 free relay...turned in team's third-fastest time of the season in the 50 free, swimming to a 21.77 at the league championships...swam a season-best 47.56 in the 100 free at the league meet...the Flames' best finisher in the 100 backstroke at the Bill Ritter Invitational, taking third with a 53.29...swam a 52.32 100-yard backstroke time in the league's event finals.
2002-03: Took first place in the 100 backstroke at the 2003 Bill Ritter Invitational with a 53.16...turned in a then-career low time in the 100 back with a 2003 team-best mark of 52.22 at the 2003 Horizon League Championships...set a career best in the 200-yard freestyle with a 1:45.09 against Valparaiso...set career bests in the 50 free (21.42) and the 100 free (47.27) at the league championships.
Prep/Personal: Multi-sport athlete who earned four letters in both swimming and football at Tinley Park...part of conference championship teams in both swimming and football during his junior year...two-time state qualifier, earning bids in the 100-yard freestyle and the 100-yard backstroke...All-SICA Honorable Mention as a defensive back on the Titan football team...set three individual swimming school records and was part of three other records as a member of relay teams...born June 1, 1984...son of Ramon and Rosa Jimenez...major is criminal justice.
Career Best Times
Event Time Date 50-yard Freestyle 21.42 3-1-03 100-yard Freestyle 47.27 3-1-02 200-yard Freestyle 1:45.09 2-7-03 100-yard Backstroke 51.97 2-26-03 200-yard Backstroke 1:57.17 2-26-05