Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
Blake Edwards
2006-07 Men's Swimming & Diving
EVENT
Free
YR.
Fr.
HOMETOWN
Orange, Calif.
HIGH SCHOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Lutheran of Orange County
Blake Edwards
2008-2009: Posted the fourth best 500 freestyle time in school history (4:47.92) and the ninth best 100 free mark ever (47.84) at the Horizon League Championships ... swam the 10th best 200 free mark ever at Valpo (1:46.41) at the league championships as well ... a member of the school record-setting 200 and 800 freestyle relays ... missed the fall semester while studying in Europe ... voted to the Horizon League All-Academic Team ... named to the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.

2007-2008: Swam what was then the sixth fastest 500 freestyle time in school history (4:51.67) ... turned in the ninth best 200 free mark (1:46.60) at the time ... moved into the top-10 on the 100 free list (48.39) ... swam the team’s third fastest 50 free (22.42) time of the season ... named to the Horizon League Fall and Spring Academic Honor Rolls.

2006-2007: Competed at all six distances of freestyle for the Crusaders as a rookie ... posted the 10th fastest mark ever on Valpo’s all-time list in the 1000 free with a time of 10:29.31 ... had the 10th best 1650 free time ever at Valpo (17:33.45)  ... also competed in the 100 back, 100 and 200 butterfly, and 200 individual medley ... named to the Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic Team.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Lancers ... a three-time CIF qualifier ... set school records in the 200 and 500 freestyle as well as the 50 and 100 butterfly ... named team’s Most Valuable Swimmer in 2004 and 2005 ... recipient of team’s Lancer Award as a sophomore ... twice received Coaches’ Award ... named school’s Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2006 ... a three-time CIF Scholar Athlete ... a member of National Honor Society ... also lettered in cross country.

Personal:
Blake is the son of Ruly and Alyssa Membrila and Steve and Sandy Edwards ... majors are classics and history ... born February 4, 1988.
2006-07 Men's Swimming & Diving
P.J. CiotolaFly/FreeSr.
Blake EdwardsFreeFr.
Joel FernandezFly/FreeFr.
Andrew GeibelBreastFr.
Pat GrassoFly/FreeFr.
Ansel HillmerFlySo.
Adam JajtnerFreeSo.
Dave PetersonBreast/IMSr.
Matt SchuchhardtFlySo.
John SchumacherBreastFr.
Cody SowderFly/Free/BackFr.
Ed StandenFreeJr.
Kyle VerageBreast/IMSo.
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler