THIS SEASON: One of the top butterflyers in the nation who is also strong in the freestyle, 2004 senior co-captain Jana Krohn is a six-time returning All-American who will challenge for NCAA titles once again. She is also one of USCís top relays swimmers and is coming off a fantastic 2003 national season.
2003: Krohn put together a superb 2003 junior campaign that was capped with four All-American performances at the 2003 NCAA Championships Ö Competing in the maximum seven events, she finished fifth in the 100y fly (52.43, a USC record)) and seventh in the 200y fly (1:57.44) as well as participating on USCís third-place 800y free relay and eighth-place 400y medley relay. She also swam on the Trojansí ninth-place 200y medley relay, 14th-place 400y free relay and 17th-place 200y free relay Ö She was a two-time finalist at the 2003 Pac-10s, taking second to Natalie Coughlin in the 100y fly (52.97) and fourth in the 200y fly (1:57.13). Krohn also led off USCís Pac-10 title-winning 800y free relay (7:09.80, a USC record) and swam on four of the five Trojan relays overall. She was also 17th in the 500y free (4:51.22) Ö At the 2003 U.S. Summer Nationals, Krohn had a fantastic meet, taking second in the 200m fly (2:12.22), third in the 100m fly (59.99) and swimming on the Trojan Clubís victorious 800m free relay.
2002: Krohn earned All-American honors for the second consecutive season, doing so by finishing eighth in the 100y fly (53.86) at the 2002 NCAAs. She was also 15th in the 200y fly (1:59.82) and 29th in the 500y free (4:49.34). She also swam on USCís ninth-place 200y medley relay team Ö At the 2002 Pac-10s, she was third in the 100y fly (54.40), sixth in the 200y fly (1:59.38) and also swam in the 500y free. Her 53.52 in the 100y fly in the NCAA prelims was tops on the team last year Ö At the 2002 U.S. Nationals, she was 12th in both the 100m fly (1:00.69) and the 200m fly (2:20.28).
2001: Proving herself as a stalwart in the butterfly, Krohn was a four-time All-American as a 2001 freshman ... At the 2001 NCAA Championships, she was fifth in both the 100y fly (53.76) and 200y fly (1:58.70) and also helped both the 200y and 400y medley relay teams reach the finals, swimming the fly leg on both ... She also competed on the 200y free relay and in the 200y free ... Krohn held the USC record in the 200y fly briefly after posting a 1:56.64 in the prelims of the NCAAs, breaking Karen Campbellís mark of 1:56.98. But teammate Michala Kwasny broke Krohnís mark in the finals heat in 1:55.08 ... At the 2001 Pacific-10 Championships, Krohn was ninth in both the 100y fly (54.32) and the 200y fly (2:00.58), winning the consolation heats in both events. She was also 10th in the 200y free (1:50.44) ... At the 2001 U.S. Spring Nationals, Krohn finalled twice individually, taking sixth in the 100m fly (1:00.62) and eighth in the 200m fly (2:15.34). She also swam on two U.S. national title-winning relays, helping USC to victories in the 400m medley relay and in the 800m free relay. In the latter event, Krohn swam the anchor leg and helped the quartet to a USC record of 8:14.90 ... At the 2001 World University Games, Krohn just missed reaching the finals, taking ninth (2:14.54) in the 200m fly
HIGH SCHOOL: Krohn was a four-year All-American in the 100y fly at Shadow Mountain High in Phoenix, Ariz. ... She was also a two-time All-American in both the 200y free and the 500y free ... At the 1999 U.S. Summer Nationals, Krohn was a two-time finalist, taking seventh in both the 100m and 200m fly ... She also competed at U.S. Nationals in 1997 and 1998 ... At the 2000 U.S. Olympic Trials, Krohn was 16th in the 200m fly, 26th in the 100m fly and 37th in the 200m free.
PERSONAL: Her birthday is Dec. 14, 1981 ... She plans to study communications and cinema-television at USC ... Her father, James, was a four-time letterwinner at Arizona and played for the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL ... Her brother, Jeff, is the starting quarterback at Massachusetts. He transferred from Arizona State.
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