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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

12/05/2014

Panthers Well-Represented In Friday's Finals

Five Panthers Swim In Friday's Finals

12/04/2014

Pitt Completes Day Two Of Winter Nationals

Men's 400 medley places seventh with their fastest time in more than two years.

12/03/2014

Pitt Takes On AT&T Winter Nationals

33 swimmers (19 men and 14 women) will take part in the four-day event.

11/25/2014

Pitt Invite Weekend Rewind

Panthers set three school records and record eight NCAA

11/22/2014

Pitt Continues Success on Day Two

Kinga Cichowska and Meme Sharp each set school records at Pitt Invite.

2014-15: In the season opener against Duke, placed second in the 100 back and fifth in the 200 back, along with helping Pitt to second in the 200 medley relay ... Won the 100 back and led Pitt to a win in the 200 medley relay at Georgia Tech/Georgia Southern ... Against St. Bonaventure, won the 100 back and helped Pitt win the 400 medley relay ... Finished second in the 100 back and once again helped Pitt take first in the 200 medley relay against Bucknell ... At the Pitt Invite, won the 100 back with an NCAA B cut time of 54.85 seconds, and helped Pitt win three relays in the 400 medley, 200 medley and 400 free, and also finished fifth individually in the 100 free ... Had two top-30 finishes at the AT&T Winter Nationals, swimming in one B Final and placing 16th overall in the 100 back (54.39).

2013-14:
Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... 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.

2012-13: 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.

Wegescheide's Personal Best Performances
Event Time Date Venue
50 Free
23.86 11/21/2014
2/28/2014
Pitt Invitational
ACC Championships
100 Free
52.09 11/21/2014 Pitt Invitational
200 Free
1:54.48 11/22/2013 Pitt Invitational
50 Back
25.40 2/19/2014 ACC Championships
100 Back
53.69 2/19/2014 ACC Championships
200 Back
1:58.41 12/3-6/2014 AT&T Winter Nationals
100 Fly
1:01.29 2/1/2014 vs. Cal/CMU/Grove City/Clarion
200 IM
2:28.00 9/16/2014 For Time