Jameson Mitchum
Jameson Mitchum
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Signal Mountain, TN
  • High School:
    The Baylor School
  • Events:
    Backstroke
  • Major:
    Biology
  • College:
    Claremont McKenna

Bio



At CMS
Entering her senior season as a member of the CMS swimming and diving team, where she competes primarily in the backstroke events ... Holds the CMS record in the 200 back (1:59.91) ... Also ranks second in the 200 IM (2:03.59), third in the 100 back (55.91) and eighth in both the 100 fly (56.56) and the 200 free (1:52.89).

2021-22 (Junior)
First-Team All-American (200 back) ... Honorable mention All-American (100 back, 200 IM, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay,  ... SCIAC Champion (200 back) ... All-SCIAC (100 back, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay, 400 free relay) ... Earned first-team All-America honors in the 200 back with a time of 1:59.91, a new CMS record and making her the first Athena swimmer to break two minutes, while coming in seventh place ... Also earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 100 back and the 200 IM ... Had a 10th place finish in the 200 IM in 2:03.59, which moved her into second place in CMS history behind Augusta Lewis (who was the national runner-up) ... Came in 11th in the 100 back with a time of 55.91, placing her third in Athena history ... Helped the 200 medley relay team win the consolation heat in 1:43.55, coming in ninth place, and the 400 medley relay team finish tenth in 3:46.02 ... Won the SCIAC title in the 200 back in 2:01.28, leading a 1-2-3 CMS finish ... Also came a close second in the 100 back in 57.15 to teammate Sammy Ennis (56.83). 

2019-20 (First-Year)
All-American (100 back, 200 back, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay, 800 free relay) ... SCIAC Champion (200 back, 200 medley relay, 400 medley relay) ... All-SCIAC (100 back, 800 free relay) ... CSCAA First-Team Scholar All-America ... Missed the fall semester due to injury but had a huge impact in the spring ... Set a new SCIAC Championship meet record, as well as a CMS meet record, in the 200 back with a time of 2:00.70 ... Was also the runner-up in the 100 back in 56.31, qualifying her for nationals and placing her fourth in CMS history ... Swam the backstroke leg of medley relay teams that won SCIAC titles (1:43.83 in the 200, 3:45.87 in the 400) ... Swam the first leg of an 800 free relay team that set a new school record in 7:33.68 to come in second at SCIACs. Also came in fourth in the 100 fly in 56.56 to give her 58 individual points in her three events towards the SCIAC winning total ... Won the 100 back in her first collegiate meet, a dual with La Verne ... Took the 200 back in a dual with Redlands. 

Prior to CMS
Attended The Baylor School in Chattanooga, Tennessee, where she was a member of the swimming team ... Earned All-American, All-State and Scholastic All-American honors ... Helped Baylor to a state championship ... Also swam for the Baylor Swim Club. 

Personal
Attends Claremont McKenna, where she majors in biology ... Aunt, Wendy Oakes, was a swimmer at the University of Tennessee.  

News Mentions

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Celebrates Senior Day, Lewis Breaks SCIAC Butterfly Record

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team celebrated its Senior Day on Saturday at its host CMS Invitational...

February 4, 2023

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Sweeps Two SCIAC Opponents

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team won 14 of 16 events as it dominated a tri-meet with Cal...

January 28, 2023

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Sweeps Second Straight SCIAC Meet, Defeats Redlands 237-59

REDLANDS, Calif. - For the second straight weekend, the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team earned wins in every event as it...

January 14, 2023

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Wins Every Event in 235-41 Victory over Whittier

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team took first place in all 16 events as it captured a 235-41 win over...

January 7, 2023

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Lewis Wins Twice in CMS Women's Swim and Dive's Narrow Defeat to CBU

RIVERSIDE, Calif. – All-American Augusta Lewis returned to the pool for the first time in the 2022-23 season and earned wins in both the...

January 6, 2023

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Mitchum Sweeps Backstroke Events, but CMS Women's Swim and Dive Falls to Pomona-Pitzer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - Senior Jameson Mitchum won both the 100 and the 200 back, and Makenna Parkinson completed a sweep of the diving events, but it...

December 3, 2022

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive in Second After First Day of Dual Meet With Pomona-Pitzer

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team is in second place after the first day of its dual meet with...

December 2, 2022

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Coasts to Two SCIAC Wins in Home Opener

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team won every event as it dominated in its home opener, winning by big...

November 13, 2022

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CMS Women's Swim and Dive Opens SCIAC with 188-108 win over Occidental

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Mackenzie Mayfield won three individual swimming events and Makenna Parkinson won both diving events to lead the CMS women's...

November 6, 2022

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Women's Swimming and Diving Earns Second in SCIAC Preseason Poll

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team was picked to finish second in the SCIAC in a preseason poll of...

October 28, 2022

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Diving Wins Highlight Opening Day for CMS Women's Swim and Dive

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Sophomore Izzy Doud, a returning honorable mention All-American, won the three-meter dive by just .37 (235.95 to 235.58) and...

October 22, 2022

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CMS Women's Swimming and Diving Picked 18th in Preseason Poll

CLAREMONT, Calif. - The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps women's swimming and diving team earned a top 20 spot (No. 18) in the preseason poll released today...

October 14, 2022