Las Vegas, Nev.
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
Vandy has now set school records in all six events this week
VU wins nine of 10 events en route to 120-54 win
November 18, 2013
2013 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013-14 (Junior): Posted a 10th place finish in the 100-yard backstroke in the Georgia Tech Invitational with a time of 57.37 ... Finished 14th in the Georgia Tech Invitational in the 200-yard backstroke (2:04:59) ... Had a fourth place finish in the 200-yard backstroke against Texas A&M (2:13.62) ... Finished fifth in the 200-yard backstroke versus Liberty/West Florida (2:12.67) ... Finished fifth in the 100-yard backstroke against Tulane (1:01.56).
2012-13 (Sophomore): SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Holds the third-fastest team time in the 100 back, 200 back and 200 IM ... Swam a 56.38 in the 100 back at the SEC Championships ... Finished the 200 free in a time of 2:02.82 against UALR ... Captured third in the 100-yard backstroke against Evansville with a time of 1:01.24 ... Finished the 100 back with a time of 1:00.56 against Tulane and WKU.
2011-12 (Freshman): Recorded the second-fastest times of the season in the 100 and 200 backstroke... Top Vanderbilt finisher at the SEC Championships in the 100 backstroke with a time of 57.00, which was a season best... Set a personal best in the 200 backstroke at the SEC Championships with a time of 2:03.21... Won the 200 yard IM versus Arkansas-Little Rock with a time of 2:15.60... Finished second in the 200 yard backstroke versus Evansville, and was the top Vanderbilt swimmer in the event.
High School:Las Vegas native attended Palo Verde High School ... Swam for the Desert Storm club team under coach Bill Carroll ... Excelled in the backstroke, swimming the 100-yard in 56.48 and the 200-yard in 2:03.79 ... Twice won the Nevada state title in the 100-yard backstroke (2010, '11), while also earning All-America honors in the event ... Posted a 3.85 GPA...Three-time Academic All-American ... Majoring in educational studies/child studies.