Kaylin Burchell, Emma Saunders, Bridget Blood and Mia Nonnenberg are all bound for the 2015 national championships
Alabama Highlights: 2014 - Summer: Posted top-25 times in the 50-meter, 100m and 200m breaststrokes at the USA Summer National Championships.
2014 - Freshman: Posted top 30 finishes in both the 100 and 200 breaststroke at the NCAA Championships ... finished sixth in the 200 breaststroke at the SEC Championships while posting a career-best time of 2:08.13 to rank second all-time at Alabama ... broke the school record in the 100 breaststroke at the SEC Championships with a time of 59.97, becoming the first UA woman under a minute ... finished eighth in the 100 breaststroke at the SEC Championships ... scored in the 200 individual medley at the SEC Championships after swimming a career-best 1:59.60 ... named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... CSCAA Scholar All-American ... named to the SEC All-Freshman Team ... earned a place on the Dean's List (3.5 GPA or better) for both the fall and spring semesters ... carries a 3.75 cumulative GPA into her sophomore year.
Prep Highlights: Swam for Brad Isham at Ursuline Academy and under Chris Wolford for the Cincinnati Marlins ... eight-time High School All-American ... seven-time individual state champion ... named All City Swimmer of the Year ... member of the team champions at the 2013 Division I state meet ... named Girls Greater Cincinnati League Swimmer of the Year ... LaRosa's MVP of the Week and MVP of the Year finalist ... qualified for Olympic Trials ... Junior and Senior National qualifier ... placed fourth at the 2013 NCSA Junior Nationals ... broke the Marlin "open" record in the 200m breaststroke and 400 medley relay.
Personal Information: Full name: Bridget Mary Blood ... daughter of Mary and Tim Blood ... brother, Nick ... sisters, Sarah, Annie, Patty, and Caroline ... mechanical engineering major ... born February 9, 1995.