Blake Balogh
Blake Balogh

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Lincoln, Neb.

High School:
Lincoln Southeast HS

Position:
Fly/Free



07/07/2014

91 Broncos Receive All-MW Academic Awards

Women's swimming and diving and women's track and field each had 21 honorees

07/07/2014

91 Broncos Receive All-MW Academic Awards

Women's swimming and diving and women's track and field each had 21 honorees

06/25/2013

83 Broncos Earn MW Scholar-Athlete Award

All 19 of Boise State's sports were represented

06/13/2013

Putting the `Student' in Student-Athlete

The Broncos set team records for single-semester and cumulative GPA

JUNIOR (2014-15): Finished second in the 1000 free (10:28.09) against Utah (Oct. 8)...won the 1,000 free in 10:27.41 at Idaho (Oct. 11)...posted a pair of runner-up finishes in the 500 and 1,000 frees at Oregon State (Oct. 31)...scored in the 1,650 free (14th) and 800 free relay (12th), competed in the bonus finals of the 200, and 500 frees at the Art Adamson Invitational (Nov. 20-22)...picked up wins in the 1,650 free and 400 free relay at the Jean Freeman Invitational (Dec. 5-6).

SOPHOMORE (2013-14): Named All-Mountain West in the 800 free relay...part of the winning 400 free relay team, finished third in the 1,650 free and fourth in the 500 free at the Bulldog Invitational (Oct. 11-12)...took second in the 500 free against BYU (Oct. 26)...helped 800 free relay team to victory at Hawkeye Invite (Dec. 7)...captured the 1,000 free in 10:20.08 in San Diego (Jan. 4)...finished third with the 800 fre relay team in a time of 7:13.73 on first day of the Mountain West Championships (Feb. 19)...took 10th in the 500 free with a personal-best time of 4:49.16 on Day Two (Feb. 20).

FRESHMAN (2012-13): Scored in three events at the Mountain West Championships, placing 11th in the 500 and 1650 freestyle races and 13th in the 200 free...posted lifetime-best times in all three events at conference meet...time in the 500 free finals was fastest by a freshman in school history...also set the freshman record in the 1000 free en route to her time in the mile at the MW Championships...also set lifetime best in 100 free during time trial at conference meet...earned first-career win in 200 free at Oregon State (Nov. 3), her collegiate debut in the event...scored in 500 free and 1650 free at Missouri Invitational...11 top-five finishes during dual-meet competition, including one victory and three second-place showings.

HIGH SCHOOL: Swam for Lincoln Select Swimming, founded and coached by her parents...three-time Midwestern Swimmer of the Year...owns club records in every short-course freestyle event and 200-yard individual medley in the 15-18 age group...competed at 2012 NSCA Junior Nationals...USA Swimming Scholastic All-American...maintained a grade-point average in the top three percent every semester at Lincoln Southeast...president of Lincoln Southeast's small group choir...leader of Lincoln Select's Bible study.

Collegiate Personal Bests (through Dec. 6, 2014):
100 Breast - 1:08.47
200 Fly - 2:08.55
50 Free - 25.53
100 Free - 52.39
200 Free - 1:49.25
500 Free - 4:49.16
1000 Free - 10:17.90
1650 Free - 16:49.95
200 Free Relay - 1:35.75
400 Free Relay - 3:25.22
800 Free Relay - 7:13.73
200 Medley Relay - 1:45.99
400 Medley Relay - 3:58.43