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2013 Men's Swimming & Diving Roster

Blake Manganiello

Free/Back

CLASS
FR
Hometown
Miami, Fla.
Experience
School
Palmetto

2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll Selection

 

Top Times

(Yards)

50 Free: 23.07 (Pinch-A-Penny All-Florida Invitational, Oct. 3-5, 2014)

200 Free: 1:44.04 (2013 FG Senior Championships)

500 Free: 4:22.62 (Last Chance Meet, March 9-11, 2015)

1,000 Free: 9:01.95 (Tennessee, Jan. 31, 2015)

1,650 Free: 15:19.03 (Last Chance Meet, March 9-11, 2015)

200 Fly: 1:59.01 (Pinch-A-Penny All-Florida Invitational, Oct. 3-5, 2014)

100 Back: 53.17 (2013 FG Senior Championships)

200 Back: 1:52.97 (2013 FG Senior Championships)

400 IM: 4:13.20 (Pinch-A-Penny All-Florida Invitational, Oct. 3-5, 2014)

 

(Meters)

200 Free: 2:03.48 (2012 FG Senior Championships)

400 Free: 4:11.37 (2013 FG Senior Championships- C)

800 Free: 8:18.23 (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)

1,500 Free: 15:45.91 (2014 Phillips 66 National Championships)          

100 Back: 1:01.33 (2013 FG Senior Championships- C)

200 Back: 2:09.70 (2013 FG Senior Championships- C)


National/International Competition:

Participated in two events at the 2014 Phillips 66 National Championships in Irvine, Calif. and recorded a personal-best mark in each race.


AT FLORIDA:

2014-15:

Ended his season by clocking career-best times in two events (500 Free, 1,650 Free) at Florida’s Last Chance Meet… Placed second in the 1,000-yard freestyle event in UF’s dual meets against Florida State and Tennessee… Finished runner-up in the 500-yard freestyle at the Georgia Tech Invitational with a time of 4:26.85… Made his UF debut in at the Pinch A Penny All Florida Invitational where he competed in multiple events and captured his collegiate individual event victory in the 1.650-yard freestyle with a time of 15:50.76… Honors: 2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll.

 

2013-14:

Sat out season as a redshirt.

 

Prior to Florida:

2012-13 Scholastic All-American… Coached in high school by David Booher… Trained with the Aquakids Sharks… Parents are Lou and Mary… Father, Lou, swam for South Florida and served as Blake’s club coach… Brother of current Gator swimmer Austin Manganiello… Also has one sister, Lindsay.

 

Coach Troy on Blake:

“Blake is a very hard-working athlete who will benefit greatly from his redshirt year.”

 

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