But she and Julie Beckett have a total time inside the figures required for the 4 x 100m freestyle relay.
There were no British records from the men but plenty of qualifying times.
If Caitlin Mc Clatchey is dozing off among them, she has a rather better excuse.
As a double Commonwealth Games freestyle gold medallist, she has probably swum 10,000 metres already that morning, and no matter how interesting the Obama-Clinton battle for the Democratic nomination is, a girl needs her sleep.
Two British records were lowered at the opening session of the Olympic Trials here in Sheffield last night.
But Jemma Lowe and Caitlin Mc Clatchey have it all to do again this morning to qualify for the Olympic Games.
She is a former British record holder in the 100 m, 200 m and 400 m Freestyle.She had been halfway down one of the interminable lengths she swims every week at the 50m pool at Loughborough and for a few moments her concentration had wavered."I should have been thinking about how many strokes I was taking or breathing patterns.Maybe politics, but certainly not shopping," she said.The 18-year-old from Stockton was not the only one to dip under the 2-10.84 target time for China.
Three others achieved the standard: Ellen Gandy, of Beckenham, Scotland's Hannah Miley, and Jessica Dickons from Stockton.Three swimmers will battle it out this morning for the one place available in the 100m backstroke.