2006-07 (Junior): Contributed in the butterfly and backstroke events in her third season with the Jayhawks... Placed 21st in the 100-yard butterfly (57.86) and 16th in the 200-yard backstroke (2:05.60) at the Big 12 Conference Championships, recording the fifth fastest team time in the butterfly event for the 2006-07 season... Swam the 100 fly (1:01.15) in the double-dual meet against Nebraska-Omaha and South Dakota State... Finished eighth in the 100 fly (1:01.24) and swam the 200 fly (2:13.37) against Missouri... Was the fourth-place high point finisher in the backstroke category against Northern Iowa, finishing third in the 50-yard back (28.76), fourth in the 200-yard back (2:10.48) and fifth in the 100-yard back (1:00.80)... Represented the Jayhawks at the Terrapin Cup Invitational... Swam the 500-yard free (5:18.04), 100-yard butterfly (58.49), 100-yard backstroke (59.31) and 200-yard back (2:08.06) in prelims of each of the events at the Terrapin Cup... Swam both the 100 and 200-yard fly against Nebraska (1:01.22; 2:15.06) and Iowa State (1:00.83; 2:11.20) to finish off the dual meet season.
2005-06 (Sophomore): Finished 15th in the 100 back (58.46) and 16th in the 200 back (2:06.86) at the Big 12 Championships... Recorded personal best times in the 100 back (57.69), 100 fly (58.03) and 200 back (2:05.30)... Named academic All-Big 12 Second Team and was a Jayhawk Scholar... Named to the Big 12 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2004-05 (Freshman): Placed 15th in the 200 back at the Big 12 Championships with a time of 2:05.30... Earned a fifth-place finish against Arkansas in the 100 back (1:00.19) and fourth place in the 200 back (2:08.83)... Finished fifth against Nebraska in the 200 back (2:14.59) and sixth place in the 100 back (1:00.90).
High School (Rosary): Was an All-American and all-state swimmer at Rosary High School from 2001-04... Best individual finish at the Illinois state competition was eighth in the 100 backstroke in 2002... Also a member of the state champion medley relay team in 2004... Member of swim team that finished as the state runner-up in 2001 and 2004, third place in 2002 and fourth place in 2003... A member of the National Honor Society... Member of the homecoming court at Marmion Academy.
Personal: Born February 6, 1986, in Oak Lawn, Ill... Parents are Judy and Tony Rubino... Twin brother, Anthony, plays football at Wilmington College in Ohio... Is an english and political science major.
Spotlight on Rubino Favorite KU Tradition: Rock Chalk Jayhawk chant. Funniest Teammate: Nikki Maples. Teammate Most Likely To Succeed: Jes Brozek. Favorite TV Show: Soap operas on ABC. Favorite Restaurant in Lawrence: Pachamama's. Dream Vacation: Greek Isles. Describe Jen In One Word: Genuine.