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2013 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Jack Blyzinskyj


Weston, Mass.

One-time NCAA All-American

One-time All-SEC


Top Times


100 Free:               45.42      (2014 Bulldog Last Chance Meet)

100 Back:              46.36      (2014 NCAA Championships)

200 Back:              1:43.10 (2014 NCAA Championships)

100 Fly:                  46.89      (2014 SEC Championships)



50 Free:                 24.37      (2013 Junior Nationals)

100 Free:               52.43      (2013 Junior Nationals)

200 Free:               1:51.67 (2013 NE SSA Senior Championships)

50 Back:                26.35      (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)

100 Back:              56.36      (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)

200 Back:              2:11.08 (2012 NE LCM Open Championships)

50 Fly:                    24.40      (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)

100 Fly:                  54.54      (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)


UF All-Time Rankings


100 Back:              Seventh (46.36)

100 Fly:                  10th (46.89)



Participated in four events at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships and set four career-best times… Competed at the 2013 U.S. Open Championships in Irvine, Calif., where he posted a career-best time in the 100-meter backstroke.


At Florida:


NCAA Championships: Placed 35th overall in the 200 back with a time of 1:43.10… SEC Championships: Named a second-team All-SEC performer, as he was a member of UF’s third-place 400-yard medley relay team (3:05.65)… In addition, finished fifth in the 100-yard backstroke consolation finals (46.48) and points for UF in the 200-yard backstroke (18th - 1:44.37) and 100-yard butterfly (18th - 46.89)… Earned two individual wins during the regular season and invitational competition… Honors: All-American… Second Team All-SEC.


Prior to Florida:

Trained under Joe Bernal with the Bernals Gator Swim Club… Coached in high school by Claude Valle… Full name is John Asher Blyzinskyj… Parents are John and Hazel… Enjoys surfing in his spare time.


Coach Troy on Jack:

“Jack had a tremendous freshman season, as his improvement was equal to or better than anyone in the country. Jack has a very bright future.”


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