Official Athletic Site of the Valparaiso University Crusaders
Blake Edwards
2008-09 Men's Swimming & Diving
EVENT
Free
YR.
Jr.
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.
2008-09 Men's Swimming & Diving
Nathan BrewerFly/IMFr.
Blake EdwardsFreeJr.
Toshko GanzorigtBreastSo.
Ansel HillmerFlySr.
Austin HunterFree/Back/FlyFr.
Adam JajtnerFreeSr.
Kurtis MaloneDivingSo.
Thomas PatrickFree/FlyFr.
James ShangFreeSo.
Victor SikorskiFreeFr.
David SivakFree/FlySo.
Trevor TrimpeFree/Breast/FlyFr.
Kyle VerageBack/IMSr.
W Tennis Valpo 0 Chicago, Ill.
Apr 14 Chicago State 7
M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24, 5:00 p.m. #21/21 Notre Dame
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27, 2:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo