Jena Root
Team: Swimming; Inducted 2016

In 2007, was the only female to have an NCAA National consideration qualifying time. In 2008, was the first female to go to the NCAA National Meet since 1992. Also in 2008, was the only swimmer (male or female) to attend the NCAA National Meet from St. Thomas. All American Swimmer in the 100 backstroke, best of 7th place as a junior in 2009. Also was a 2x honorable Mention All-American with 11th and 15th place national finishes. In 2009, she had the third fastest 100 backstroke time in all of Division III swimming. She set and reset St. Thomas school records over 15 times. She set multiple MIAC records, as well. She was a captain in 2010, was a three-time MVP award winner, was a two-time Most Spirited award winner, and won the MIAC Sportsmanship Award. She was a 7-time MIAC champion and was a 2-time MIAC Athlete of the Week.