Jillian Lawton
Jillian Lawton
Year: So.
Hometown: Lakewood, NY
High School: Southwestern
Events: Free
Major: Occupational Therapy

Freshman (2017-18): Collected her first collegiate victory in the 100 Freestyle event against Cornell, finishing in 53:02... Raced to a season-best time of 1:32.37 and a second place finish in the 200 freestyle relay against Akron... Posted a second place finish in 23.70 seconds in the 50 freestyle against St. Bonaventure... Posted a first place finish in the final race of the day, the 200 freestyle relay, winning in 1:37.82 against Cleveland St.

High School: Was a six-year member of the swim team at Southwestern high school for head coach Lauren Caldwell... competed in the 50 free, 100 free and 100 fly events... earned a Section 6 50 freestyle championship as a senior... came in 4th place in New York State in the 50 freestyle... was named Best Female Swimmer in Chautaugua County as a senior... set school records in the 50 free, 100 breast, 200 free relay, 200 medley relay, 400 free relay and 100 free... also played basketball and track and field in high school.

Personal: Born on September 8, 1999... daughter of Kenneth Lawton and Tanya Hinman... has two brothers, Jake and Luke and four sisters, Katie, Ellie, Addie and Violet... lists her favorite movie of all-time as Grease... her favorite TV show is Americas Got Talent... lists her favorite food as bagels... planning on majoring in occupational therapy at UB.