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  Blair Wegescheide
Blair Wegescheide

Player Profile
Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Wappingers Falls, N.Y.

High School:
Our Lady of Lourdes

Position:
BK/FREE

10/24/2014

Swimming & Diving Sweeps St. Bonaventure

Panthers win all but two races and take the top two spots in 19 of 26 events.

10/18/2014

Women's Swimming & Diving Notch First ACC-Win

Freshman Amanda Richey wins a season-high three races.

10/10/2014

Swimming & Diving Starts 2014-15 Season Against Duke

Fans are encouraged wear pink in support of raising awareness for breast cancer.

10/03/2014

Blue-Gold Meet First Up For Swimming & Diving

The swimming & diving team unofficially begins the 2014-15 season.

08/06/2014

Swimmers Prep for Senior Nationals

Six Pitt swimmers trek across the country to compete in Nationals over the next five days

2013-2014: Finished first in the 100 back against St. Bonaventure... Finished second in the 200 backstroke against St. Bonaventure...Finished second in the 100 backstroke against Bucknell... Finished third in the 200 backstroke against Bucknell...At the Pitt Panthers Invitational, she took first place finishes in the 400 yard medley relay and in the 100 yard backstroke...Also finished third in the 200 yard backstroke...Competed at the AT&T Winter Nationals where she led off the 400 medley relay to a school record (3:39.68)...Against WVU, she finished second in the 200 medley relay and the 100 backstroke...Finished first in the 100 back against JMU and Denison...At the ACC Championship, she led off the 200 medley relay, breaking a school record in the 50 back (25.40) and the relay (1:40.64)...Broke a school record in the 100 back (53.69) at ACC's...Swam in the bonus final of the 200 back at ACC's.

2012-2013: Swam in the 200 freestyle relay, finishing fifth...Also swam in the 100 back and 100 free against St. Bonaventure...Versus Virginia she swam the 100 back and 200 medley relay...Against West Virginia, she was part of both fifth place 200 medley relay team and 400 free relay team...Was a part of the third place 200 medley relay team at the Western PA Invitational where she also placed second in the 100 yard back.

High School: Holds high school records in the 100 back, 50 free, 200 free relay and 200 medley relay...was the first freshman to qualify for and compete at the NY State Championships...as a senior, finished first in the 100 back and second in the 100 free at the Divisional meet, finished seventh in the 100 back and fifth in the 50 free at the Section meet, and finished 10th in the 100 back at the state championships...contributed to a team record of 11-1 as a senior...named All-League four consecutive years (2008-11) and All-Section in 2008 and '11...was a scholar athlete all four years...swam on the Patriot Swim Team for five years under coach Larry Collins, and was the only member of the team to reach NCSA Junior Nationals...is a Patriots Swim Team record holder in the 100 back and 200 back...named All-Tournament, All-League and All-Section honors in 2009 and '10 on Our Lady of Lourdes High School's basketball team, and played on the school's soccer team from 2005-08...nominated Student Body President in senior year and was a national honor society member...winner of numerous leadership and academic awards including the Lourdes Faculty Award, the Sage Scholarship Award and the Principal Award for Leadership Skills.

Personal: Born Blair Marie Wegescheide on February 19, 1994...daughter of Richard and Clare Wegescheide...has an older brother, Paul...also enjoys soccer and basketball.