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Joy Jason
Joy  Jason

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Port Allen, La.

Height:
5-7

Event:
Breast/Free/IM

Birthdate:
06/12/1995

Experience:
2L

Major:
Biomedical Engineering


01/23/2016

Swimming & Diving Defeats North Florida 190-94 in Spring Opener

Tulane sends off seniors in winning fashion

10/17/2015

SWIM: Green Wave victorious on first day at West Florida

Tulane topped all three opponents

10/17/2015

SWIM: Tulane sweeps competition at West Florida

Green Wave finish weekend with six victories

07/30/2015

142 Tulane Student-Athletes Named to American All-Academic Team

Women's Cross Country/Track & Field led the way with 34 honorees

07/28/2015

Two Green Wave squads earn American Academic Excellence Award

Women's track & field, women's swimming & diving honored

10/03/2014

Tulane vs LSU (10-4-14)

Photos By Parker Waters

09/17/2014

Tulane Swimming & Diving Preseason Practice

Photos By Parker Waters

Career Top Times
100 breast: 1:02.90 at C-USA Championship (2/28/14)
200 breast: 2:19.48 at C-USA Championship (3/1/14)
50 free: 25.00 at West Florida Quad (10/16-17/15)
100 free: 55.99 at Houston Quad Meet (1/31/14)
500 free: 5:14.51 vs UALR (10/12/13)
200 IM: 2:05.71 at American Athletic Conference Championships (2/18-21/15)

Career Notes: Ranks second in school history in the 100 breast and third in the 200 breast ... Boast the sixth-best time at Tulane in the 200 IM ... Notched nine of the 15 top spots on the 200 breast overall list in school history ... Holds one spots on the overall 100 breast top times list.

2015-16: Swam in all seven regular season meets as a junior ... Earned a pair of first-place finishes in the 100 and 200 breast at the West Florida Quad ... Brought home four additional podium finishes, including a first-place showing in the 100 breast against North Florida and a second-place showing in the 200 breast against Vanderbilt ... In relay action, helped her 200 medley team to three podium finishes, including a win at the West Florida Quad.

2014-15: Competed in nine meets as well as the American Athletic Conference Championships ... Brought home three second-place finishes and finished first in the 100 breast at TCU ... Earned first-place finishes in the 100 and 200 breast against West Florida ... Set season-best time in the 100 breast (1:03.51), 200 breast (2:20.52) and the 200 IM prelims (2:05.71) at the American Athletic Conference Championships.

2013-14: Swam in all nine meets as a true freshman ... Posted season-best times of 25.64 in the 50 free with a lead-off split at LSU, 55.99 in the 100 free with a lead-off split at the Houston Quad Meet, 1:02.90 in the 100 breast during the preliminaries of the Conference USA Championship, 2:07.76 in the 200 IM at the Phill Hansel Invite, 2:19.48 in the 200 breast at the C-USA Championship and 5:14.51 in the 500 free against UALR ... Top times in the 100 breast, 200 breast and 200 IM ranks second, second and sixth, respectively, in Tulane individual career history ... Tallied nine individual top three finishes: winning the 100 breast against UALR, Vanderbilt and at North Texas; finishing second in the 100 breast at West Florida and at LSU, in the 200 breast against Vanderbilt and at North Texas, and in the 500 free against UALR; and posting a third-place performance in the 200 breast at West Florida ... In relay action, claimed Third Team All C-USA honors in the 400 medley after swimming the second leg of the event to help the unit clock a school-record 3:42.93 ... Also helped the relay teams post eight other top three finishes with a win in the 200 medley at UALR, second-place showings in the 200 free at UALR, in the 400 free at North Texas and in the 200 medley both against Vanderbilt and at North Texas, third-place performances in the 200 free and 400 medley at LSU, and a tie for third in the 200 medley at West Florida ... Away from the pool, claimed C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and Tulane 3.0 Club recognition, and earned C-USA Academic Medal honors after posting a GPA of 3.75 or higher.

High School: Home-schooled as a prepster and competed for Tiger Aquatics ... In 2012, won Louisiana Short Course titles in the 100 and 200 breaststrokes as well as the 500, 1000 and 1650 freestyles while finishing third in the 400 IM ... At the Long Course Championship, won the 100 breast, finished second in the 800 free, 1500 free and 200 breast, and came in third in the 200 free ... In 2011, won the 200 breast (2:22.90), 500 fly (5:10.22) and 100 breast (1:05.87) at the Louisiana Short Course State Championship ... Was the state's high-point winner, a Junior National Qualifier in the 100 breast while claiming the Don Cook Memorial Award and Academic All-America distinction ... Part of a 400 medley relay team with set the state record in the event with a mark of 4:37.03 during the 2011 TAZ Summer Classic Invitational ... Also attended Junior Nationals in Palo Alto, California that season.

Personal: Born Joy Danielle Jason on June 12, 1995, in Luling, Louisiana ... Daughter of Dan and Jayne Jason ... Has three sisters: Dawn, Janelle and Deanna; and one brother, Dylan ... Father, Dan, played college basketball at Carnegie Mellon ... Majoring in biomedical engineering.