Shaylyn Blake
Shaylyn Blake

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Davidson, N.C.

High School:
North Mecklenburg

Height:
5-6

Event:
Freestyle/Butterfly


2010-11 - Primarily swam the sprint freestyle and butterfly events and was a relay contributor...Top times in 50 free (24.10), 100 free (52.50) and 100 fly (57.62) came at SEC Championships...Both sprint freestyle times were career-best mark...Part of winning 400 FR team in season-opener vs. Vanderbilt/Western Kentucky (3:32.43)...Swam as part of top 200 medley relay team at Nike Cup (1:44.55).

2009-10 - Competed in three events at SEC Championships (50 free, 100 free, 100 fly)... Season-bests in all three events - 50 free (24.62), 100 free (52.91) and 100 fly (57.61) - came at the league meet... Only swam 200 back once, but posted team's fifth-best time (2:09.22) at Clemson... Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2008-09 - Competed at SEC Championships in the 50 free, 100 fly and 100 free...Improved her top collegiate times in two events...Turned in a 24.45 in the 50 free at the SEC Championships...Her 100 back time of 1:00.14 against Alabama/Georgia was a personal best and made her the fifth-best performer on the team in that event...Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll.

2007-08 - Competed in the SEC Championships as a freshman...Swam a 24.93 in the 50 freestyle at SECs, shaving nearly a half second off her previous best...Was the second-fastest on the team in the 100 butterfly with a 56.60 at the SEC meet...Swam and set personal bests in the 200 free, 100 back, 200 IM and 400 IM.

PRE-COLLEGE - Graduated from North Mecklenburg High School ... State Champion ... State record holder in the 200 free relay ... Named All-American ... Conference champion ... Member of the Mecklenburg Aquatic Club ... Named Scholastic All-American for three years.

PERSONAL - Full name is Shaylyn Blake ... Born on April 18, 1989 ... Parents are Rob and Jill Blake ... Major is business.

Blake's Top Times
Event Time Date Meet Location
50 freestyle 24.10 2/17/11 SEC Championships Gainesville, Fla.
100 freestyle 52.50 2/19/11 SEC Championships Gainesville, Fla.
200 backstroke 2:09.22 10/30/09 Clemson Clemson, S.C.
100 butterfly 56.60 2/23/08 SEC Championships Tuscaloosa, Ala.