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Shaylyn Blake

  • position Freestyle/butterfly
  • height 5-6
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Davidson, N.C.
  • High school North Mecklenburg
  • position Freestyle/butterfly
  • height 5-6
  • class Senior
  • Hometown Davidson, N.C.
  • High school North Mecklenburg

Shaylyn Blake Bio

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[apos]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[apos]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.