Vanderbilt Swimming capped off its final home meet by honoring its senior class who own a combined 11 established records.
Tomorrow the Commodores continue conference action as they host Arkansas and honor their senior class at 11 a.m.
Commodores take on Kentucky Friday, and honor seniors Saturday against Arkansas
The Commodores set the 200-yard breaststroke and 400-yard freestyle relay school records on Saturday
Blankenburg, Oberg and Faulkner all earn finals swims Thursday
February 19, 2014
February 19, 2014
Feb. 19, 2013
Swimming vs. Arkansas (1/10/15). Photos by Daniel Dubois. Commodores fell; 152-103
2012-13 (Sophomore): SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Set school records in the 50- and 100-yard freestyle with times of 23.54 and 50.93, respectively ... Also set records as a member of the 200- and 400-yard medley relays and the 200- and 400-yard freestyle relays ... Placed first in the 100- and 200-yard backstroke against UALR ... Captured first in both the 50 free and 100 free against Evansville ... Took first in the 100 free and second in the 50 free against WKU and Tulane.
2011-12 (Freshman): Member of the 200 medley relay team that set a new school record at the SEC Championships with a time of 1:44.65... Set a new school record in the 100 free versus Tulane with a mark of 52.11, which she then broke again at the SEC Championships... Won the 200 back (2:06.85) and 400 free relay (3:34.69) at Arkansas-Little Rock to help Vandy win the meet... Member of the 400 free relay that finished first with a mark of 3:55.90, while also winning the 100 free (53.08) versus Marshall... Won the 50 free (24.60) and 100 free (52.73) at Evansville... Won the 50 free (24.16) and 100 free (51.58) at the WKU Invitational... Member of the 200 medley relay that finished first versus Tulane... Also won the 100 free (52.11) at Tulane.
High School:Attended DuPont Manual high school ... The freestyle swimmer competes for the Lakeside Seahawks under coach Mike DeBoor ... Swam the 50 freestyle in a time of 23.38 and the 100 freestyle in 50.98 ... Earned First Team All-State honors as well as an All-American honors in the 50-yard and 100-yard freestyle as a senior ... State record holder in Kentucky for women's LC 15-18 50-meter freestyle ... Boasted a 4.113-weighted GPA and plans on studying Economics and History at Vanderbilt.
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