Emily Blasko
Emily Blasko

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plymouth, Minn.

High School:
Armstrong, HS

Position:
Freestyle



Sophomore (2012-13): Missed majority of season due to injury...swam season best in 1000 freestyle for come-from-behind victory at Colorado State (Jan. 26), leading Bronco sweep...had not finished better than sixth in any race prior to win.

Freshman (2011-12): Set three personal bests at the 2012 Mountain West Championships...scored in two events at the conference meet, placing 11th in the 1650 free and 12th in the 500 free...also swam the 'C' Final of the 200 free...won the 1000 free against Idaho (Oct. 8) in her first collegiate race...won the 500 free and took second in the 1000 free at the Boise State Invite (Oct. 14-15)...also finished runner up in the 1000 free at Seattle (Nov. 19)...swam season bests in the 50 and 100 free at the Missouri Invite (Dec. 1-3)...five top-three finishes.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Armstrong High School, under head coach Lindsay Schiffler...top-10 finisher at state in 200 and 500 freestyle each of her three seasons...school-record holder in each event...section swimmer of the year as a sophomore and junior...team captain as a junior...focused on club swimming as a senior...competed for Aquajets Swim Club under head coach Kate Lundsten ...second-fastest 1000-yard freestyle time in Minnesota in 2011 for all ages...participated at summer junior nationals three times...helped Aquajets to second place finish at 2009 NCSA Junior Nationals...2010 and 2011 USA Swimming Scholar All-American ...plans to study elementary education.