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  Jimmy Holway
Jimmy Holway

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Gulf Breeze, Fla.

High School:
Gulf Breeze

Height:
6-0

Event:
Free


Top Times

50 Free: 20.47

100 Free: 45.48

200 Free: 1:41.47

ACC Academic Honor-Roll

2007-08: Placed 18th in the 100 free at the ACC Championships with a time of 45.55... took home second place in the 50 free (21.48) and third place in the 100 fly (52.23) in FSU's last home meet of the year against Florida Atlantic... finished third in the 100 free with a time of 47.59 against South Carolina... turned in a third place finish in the 100 fly (53.77) against FAMU... finished third in the 50 free with a time of 21.91 against UNC-Wilmington... earned a victory in the 100 free (48.06) and a third place showing in the 100 fly (53.56) against Boston College...

2006-07: Improved upon his freshman season by concluding his season at the ACC Championships with a seventh place finish in the 50 free (20.47) and a 17th place finish in the 100 free (45.52) and a 24th place showing in the 100 fly (51.11)...earned a third place finish in the 100 free (46.99) against Indian River Community College (Jan. 26)...won his first dual meet event against UNC-Wilmington by claiming top honors in the 100 free (46.89)...tallied a pair of runner-up finishes against rival Florida (Jan. 21) in the 50 free (20.90) and 100 free (46.08).

2005-06: Recorded person bests in the 50 free (20.86), 100 free (45.89) and 200 free (1:41.47) at the ACC Championships (Feb. 22-25)...scored points in two events at the Georgia Tech Invitational (Nov. 18-20)...finished 10th in the 100 free (46.83) and 15th in the 200 free (1:45.24)...also swam in the 100 fly (52.56) and 50 free (21.67)...finished 10th in the 50 free (22.06) at an ACC quad meet (Oct. 21-22).

High School: Concluded his senior season with automatic All- America honors in the 50 freestyle, posting a career-best 21.20 to take second at the Florida High School Athletic Association championships while leading the Dolphins to a third-place finish....earned All-America consideration for his fourth-place 1:43.27 in the 200 freestyle...swam on a pair of relays that earned national consideration, swimming the anchor leg of the second place 200 medley relay (1:04.14) and third-place 400 freestyle relay (3:15.05)...won the FHSAA regional title in the 50 freestyle and took third in the 200 freestyle after winning both events at the district meet...achievements in the pool earned him Swimmer of the Year and All-Area honors from the Pensacola News Journal...collected his first All-America honors as a junior at the state meet, swimming on a second-place 400 freestyle relay (3:16.90) and third-place 200 medley quarter (1:40.04)...advanced to the finals of the 50 freestyle with a seventh-place 22.47 to go along with an eighth-place 48.32 in the 100 free...Gulf Breeze finished fourth in the team standings that season...captured First-Team All-Area honors from the PNJ his last three years at Gulf Breeze after a Second-Team nod as a freshman...also was named Swimmer of the Week by the publication during each of his first three years...the Dolphins won the district title his first three years at GBHS...qualified for the Junior National Short Course Championships the last two years with long-course standards in 2003 & 2004 for the 50 and 200 freestyles as well as relays...swam at the Southeastern Regional Championships all four years of his prep career, highlighting his resume with fourth-place finishes in the 50 and 200 freestyles...top times include 21.20 (50 freestyle ), 47.86 (100 freestyle) and 1:42.90 (200 freestyle)...coached by James Barber at Gulf Breeze and Club Makos.

Personal: Born January 2, 1987...majoring in fine arts...son of Mary and Bill Holway...exceptional in the art studio as well, as the winner of the State of Florida art competition in the sculpture division.

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