2006-07 Men's Swimming
P.J. Ciotola Fly/Free
Blake Edwards Free
Joel Fernandez Fly/Free
Andrew Geibel Breast
Pat Grasso Fly/Free
Ansel Hillmer Fly
Adam Jajtner Free
Dave Peterson Breast/IM
Matt Schuchhardt Fly
John Schumacher Breast
Cody Sowder Fly/Free/Back
Ed Standen Free
Kyle Verage Breast/IM
Full Roster
Blake Edwards

Blake Edwards

Events Free
Yr. Fr.
Hometown Orange, Calif.
High School (Prev. School) Lutheran of Orange County
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.

Blake is the son of Ruly and Alyssa Membrila and Steve and Sandy Edwards ... majors are classics and history ... born February 4, 1988.