David L. Jones
David L. Jones
Team: Swimming & Diving

David L. "Davy" Jones '24
Sport:
Swimming & Diving
Year Inducted:
1971

David L. “Davy” Jones ’24 was three-time national champion in the 100-yard dash and never lost a collegiate race in that event. A three-time All-American, he took .6 second off the national 100 record (54.8). The “Chicago Flash” was twice captain of his team. His record: 1922 – NE’s: 1st 50 backstroke (32.2), 1st 100 free (58.4), member of winning 220 relay team. ISA’s: 1st 100 free (56.6). 1923 – NE’s: 1st 50 free (25.4), 1st 50 back (32.0), on winning 200 relay team. ISA’s: 1st 100 free (56.6). 1924 – NE’s: 2nd 50 free, 1st 100 free (57.3) on winning 200 relay team. ISA’s: 1st 100 free (57.2), 2nd 50 free.