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2013 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Jack Blyzinskyj

Back/Free

CLASS
FR
Hometown
Weston, Mass. (Weston)
Experience
School

One-time NCAA All-American

One-time All-SEC

 

Top Times

(Yards)

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)

 

(Meters)

50 free:                 24.37 (2013 Junior Nationals)

100 free:               52.43 (2013 Junior Nationals)

200 free:               1:51.67 (2013 NE SSA Senior Championships

100 back:             57.14 (2013 US Open)

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

 

UF All-Time Rankings

(Yards):

100 Back: Seventh (46.36)

100 Fly: Tenth (46.89)

 

At Florida:

2013-14:

One of two freshmen to compete and score points at the NCAA Championships … Named to the All-SEC Second Team after swimming on UF’s bronze medal 400 medley relay team (3:05.65) at SECs … Made the consolation final in the 100 backstroke after posting a time of 46.36 and winning a three way swim off for the last two spots against a pair of SEC freshman … Placed 16th overall in the finals with a swim of 46.98 … Took fifth in the 100 back in a personal best time of 46.48 at SECs … Scored points at SECs in the 200 back (18th- 1:44.37) and 100 butterfly (18th- 46.89) … Was 35th overall in the 200 back (1:43.10) at NCAAs … Earned two individual wins as a freshman during regular season and invitational competition.

 

Prior to Florida:

Attended Weston High School in Weston, Mass. … Trained under Joe Bernal with the Bernals Gator Swim Club … Coached in high school by Claude Valle … Competed at the 2013 US Open Championships in Irvine, Calif. and swam his career best in the 100-meter backstroke … Full name is John Asher Blyzinksyj … Parents are John and Hazel Blyzinskyj … Enjoys surfing on his spare time.

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