Jessica Little
Jessica Little
Height: 5-11
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Barrie, Ontario
High School: Barrie Central Collegiate Institute
Position: Breast/IM

Career Accolades: 2009 UNH Rookie of the Year ... 2009 America East Most Outstanding Rookie ... Named to the 2009, 2010 and 2011 America East All-Conference Team ... Selected to the 2009 ECAC All-Conference Team ... Named a CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-America Honorable Mention in 2010 and 2011.

2010-11:
• Selected to the America East All-Conference Team.
• Named a CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-America Honorable Mention.
• Swam a leg in the Wildcat relay team that finished in first place in the 200-yard medley against Siena (Oct. 16).
• Notched a first-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:22.43 versus Siena (Oct. 16).
• Swam a leg in the Wildcat relay team that finished in first place in the 200-yard medley (1:50.77) against Wagner (Oct. 17).
• Broke the pool record with her first-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:21.03) against Central Connecticut State (Nov. 6).
• Claimed first place in the 200-yard IM, touching down at 2:10.48 versus Central Connecticut State (Nov. 6).
• Notched a first-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke with a time of 2:21.90 against Vermont (Dec. 5).
• Took the top spot in the 200-yard backstroke (2:18.47) against Maine (Feb. 4).
• Swam a leg in the Wildcat relay team that claimed the top spot in the 200-yard medley relay (1:49.60) versus Maine (Feb. 4).
• Notched a first-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke (2:15.50) against Maine (Feb. 4).
• Claimed fourth place in the 200-yard IM with a time of 2:04.43 at the conference championships.
• Finished in fifth place in the 400-yard IM (4:23.91) at the America East Championships.
• Took the top spot in the 200-yard breaststroke, clocking in at 2:15.50, qualifying for an NCAA provisional cut at the conference championships.
• Finished in second place in the 200-yard IM (2:04.30) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:15.86) at the ECAC Championships.
• Claimed a first-place finish in the 400-yard IM with a time of 4:23.19 at the ECAC Championships.

2009-10:
• Selected to the America East All-Conference Team.
• Claimed second place in the 200-yard individual medley at the America East Championships.
• Took second place in the 400-yard individual medley at the America East Championships.
• Little touched in at an NCAA provisional cut time of 2:16.70, garnering a first-place finish in the 200-yard breaststroke.
• Named a CollegeSwimming.com Mid-Major All-America Honorable Mention.
• Notched a third place finish in the 200-yard individual medley at the Boston University Terrier Invitational.
• Helped the Wildcats capture a fifth place finish in the 400-yard medley relay at the Boston University Terrier Invitational.
• Took fifth place in the 200-yard breaststroke at the Boston University Terrier Invitational.

2008-09:
• Two time America East Swimmer of the Week
• Finished 1st at the 2009 America East Championships in the 200 Breast
• Placed 2nd at the 2009 America East Championships in the 200 IM
• Finished 3rd at the 2009 America East Championships in the 100 Breast
• Placed 1st at the 2009 ECAC Championships in the 200 Breast
• Finished 5th at the 2009 ECAC Championships in the 100 Breast
• Named to the 2009 America East All-Conference Team
• Selected to the 2009 ECAC All-Conference Team
• 2009 America East Most Outstanding Rookie
• 2009 UNH Rookie of the Year

Before UNH:
Jessica was one of Canada’s top breaststrokers having competed at the Canadian Olympic Trials, Canadian Nationals, the Grand Prix Trials and the Pan Pacific Trials. She ranked 3rd in the nation for 17 year olds in the 50M, 100M and 200M breaststroke and 9th in the 200 M IM. Swimming for Dean Henze and the Barrie Trojan Swim Club, Jess holds her club records in the 200 Breaststroke (LCM), the 200 Breaststroke (SCM) and 200 IM (SCM). A versatile and talented swimmer in many events, Little will continue New Hampshire’s tradition of producing some of the country’s top breaststrokers.

Personal: Born on March 8, 1990 ... daughter of Laura Little ... majoring in Exercise Science.

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