Women's Swimming & Diving

Hailey Jacobson
Hailey Jacobson
Year: Senior
Hometown: Missoula, Mont.
High School: Hellgate
Position: Breast, IM

Why Brown Statement: "Once I stepped on campus, I knew Brown was my dream school. The team, coaches, and not to mention the beautiful facilities sealed the deal in my decision. It is the perfect combination of academics and athletics and I am so happy that I have chosen Brown!"

Concentration: Business, Entrepreneurship and Organizations

Profile Questions:
Finals march-out song:  Dangerous by David Guetta
Favorite food:  FROYO!
Favorite dessert:  FROYO!
Favorite city:  Missoula, MT
Favorite athlete:  Rebecca Soni
Favorite pro team:  Denver Broncos
Favorite movie or TV show:  The Hobbit Trilogy and Firefly
Current favorite music artist:  Rogue Wave
Last book you read:  Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor
Favorite restaurant in Providence:  Brickway
Favorite holiday:  Thanksgiving
Favorite activity outside the pool:  Hiking
Who would star as you in a movie about your life:  Bridget Regan
Person you’d like to have dinner with:  Maya Angelou
Travel destination:  Hobbiton, New Zealand
Other sport you enjoy:  Running
Role model / someone you look up to:  My High School History Teacher, Ms. Copley
Something you cannot live without:  My computer
Favorite Brown building:  Brown's Herbarium
Enjoyed this professor’s class:  Professor Jim Kellner
Most memorable meet as a Brown Bear:  Ivies 2015
Favorite quote:  “Then something Tookish woke up inside him, and he wished to go and see the great mountains, and hear the pine-trees and the waterfalls, and explore the caves, and wear a sword instead of a walking-stick.” - J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

2017-18: Did not compete for the Bears.

2016-17: Competed in four meets on the season ... Recorded her top finish in the 200 breaststroke against Cornell, placing sixth.

2015-16: Competed in the 100 breaststroke, 200 breaststroke and 400 IM at the Ivy League Championships … Recorded a personal best in the 400 IM at the Big Al Invite … Posted her top finish on the season against UMass, taking third in the 100 breaststroke … Also appeared in meets against Yale, Harvard/Penn, Columbia and Cornell.

2014-15: Finished 10th in the 100 Breast (1:04.09), and 11th in the 200 Breast (2:17.92) at Ivy Championships ... Made her mark on the Brown All-Time Top-25 list in the 100 Breast (4th), 200 Breast (4th), and 200 IM (18th) ... Received the program’s annual Outstanding First-Year Award, given to the most outstanding first-year swimmer or diver. 

Before Brown: Junior and Senior Co-captain in High School Swimming ... NHS Scholarship winner and member of NHS Valedictorian ... USA Swimming SCholastic All-American ... Senior Representative for Montana Swiming Team … Graduated valedictorian … International Baccalaureate Diploma recipient  … National Honors Society... State scholarship winner … Club Team (MAC or Missoula Aquatic Club) ... Co-captain for two years ... Three-time USA Swimming Scholastic All-American (4.0) ... Junior Nationals qualifier ... Four-time Zone champion ... Senior Sectional A-finalist … High School Swimming (Hellgate Knights) ... Co-captain junior and senior year … Earned four varsity letters ... Four-time Academic All-State ... Earned All-State 14 times ... Holder of some team records ... Three-time individual state winner ... Part of many first place relays ... Helped the Knights win state her senior year.

Personal: Raised by her parents Lanni and Curt Jacobson ... Enjoys hiking, camping, reading, eating froyo and photography.

Personal Records
Event Time Date
100 Breast 1:04.09 2/20/2015
200 Breast 2:17.92 2/21/2015
200 IM 2:05.69 2/19/2015
400 IM 4:26.83 12/5/2015