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Blake Scholz
Blake Scholz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Katy, Texas

High School:
James E. Taylor

Event:
Freestyle

Birthdate:
11/23/1983



2004-05: Named team tri-captain with Mark Wolfred and Adam King ... placed fifth in the 200 fly at the Big Ten Championships, posting a time of 1:49.14 ... was sixth in prelims with a personal best of 1:48.50 ... won five 200 fly titles during the regular season, beating several dozen competitors, including those at the Minnesota Invitational and the Wisconsin/Minnesota and Southern Illinois/Iowa triangulars ... posted a season best time of 51.25 in the 100 fly at the Minnesota Invitational ... competed at the 2005 U.S. Nationals with Katy (Texas) Aquatics and finished with a time of 2:07.27 in the 200-meter fly.

2003-04: Scored at the Big Ten Championships in the 200 fly, placing 10th with a season and personal-best mark of 1:48.52 ... also set a personal best in the 100 fly at Big Ten's, completing the course in 50.73 ... tied for sixth in the championship finals of the 200-meter butterfly at the Counsilman Classic ... time of 2:03.79 was just .60 seconds short of an Olympic Trial qualifying mark ... won five times during the regular season in the 200 fly ... beat swimmers from several schools, including Texas A&M, Arizona, Missouri, Michigan and Michigan State ... was the runner-up in the 200 fly in consecutive meets vs. Wisconsin, Minnesota and Indiana ... also placed second in the 200 fly at Iowa ... won the 100 fly against the multi-team field at the Indiana Intercollegiates (52.06) ... placed third in the 100 fly at Iowa and Arizona State and vs. Michigan State ... occasionally competed in the 200 IM.

2002-03: Competed at the Big Ten Championships in the 100 butterfly, the 200 butterfly, and the 200 IM ... placed 12th in the 200 butterfly with a time of 1:49.94 ... captured a win in the 100 buttefly at the Indiana Intercollegiate meet (52.23) ... finished fourth in the 100 butterfly against Michigan State and Iowa ... racked up wins in the 200 butterfly against Cincinnati/Georgia Tech, Iowa and at the Rainbow Invitational in Hawaii ... finished second in the 200 butterfly against Michigan ... placed third in the 200 buttefly against Indiana ... finished second in the 500 free at the Indiana Intercollegiate meet ... placed third with the 400 medley relay team in meets against Indiana and Northwestern/Pittsburgh ... finished second in the 400 medley relay with Kyle Jackson, Tamas Bessenyei, and Eric Prugh against Notre Dame ... captured a victory in the 200 free relay against Miami (OH) with Tad Sayce, Ian Lehman, and Adam King (1:26.63) ... placed third with the 400 free relay team against Iowa and Michigan.

High School: Four-year varsity letterwinner in swimming ... three-time district and regional champ in the 100 and 200 freestyle ... state 200 free champ as a junior ... member of state-championship 200 free relay team as a sophomore ... high school All-American as a junior in the 100 and 200 free and the 100 butterfly as a senior ... named team's MVP his senior year ... finished third at the state meet in the 100 fly as a senior ... member of Texas 5A state championship team as a junior.

Personal: Born Nov. 23, 1983 ... given name is Nicholas Blake Scholz ... parents are Dieter and Sally Scholz ... has one brother, Kevin, and one sister, Kristie ... mechanical engineering major.