Bridget Blood
Bridget  Blood

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cincinnati, Ohio

High School:
Ursuline Academy

Height:
5-11

Event:
Breaststroke

Experience:
2L



01/09/2016

Alabama Swimming and Diving Men Open 2016 with Win over Tennessee

Down three points going into the final event, the Crimson Tide men swept the top-two spots to earn the team victory

01/08/2016

Alabama Swimming and Diving Closes out Day One of Competition with Tennessee with Relay Win

The men’s 400-meter medley relay of Christopher Reid, Pavel Romanov, Brett Walsh and Kristian Gkolomeev finished off the night with a win

11/21/2015

Alabama Swimming and Diving’s Saunders has Record Smashing Night

The senior bettered her own school mark in the 200 backstroke before breaking the six-year old 100 freestyle mark on the last night of the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational

11/20/2015

Alabama Swimming and Diving’s Nonnenberg Does It Again

The sophomore broke her second school record in as many days at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational, leading Alabama to six individual wins on the night

10/31/2015

Alabama Swimming and Diving Sweeps South Carolina on Halloween

The Crimson Tide women beat the Gamecocks 191.5-108.5 while the Alabama meet upend South Carolina, 166-132

Alabama Highlights:
2016 - Junior:
Finaled at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational taking top honors in both the 400 medley relay and 100 breaststroke while also finaling in the 200 medley relay, taking second, and 200 individual medley, taking fifth … her 100 breaststroke at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational ranks ninth in the NCAA with a time of 1:00.43 … scored in the 200 breaststroke at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational, taking 11th … also competed in the 200 freestyle relay, 50 freestyle and 400 freestyle relay at the Georgia Tech Fall Invitational … finaled at South Carolina in the 400 medley relay and 100 breaststroke, taking top honors in both … also scored in the 200 breaststroke and 200 individual medley at South Carolina, taking third in both … finaled at home meet against Auburn in the 100 breaststroke, taking top honors … also scored in the 200 medley relay and 200 breaststroke against Auburn, taking second in both … finaled at the opening meet at Delta State University in the 400 medley relay and 100 and 200 breaststroke, taking top honors in all three … also scored in the 200 individual medley at Delta State, taking fourth.

2015 – Summer:
Finaled in the 100-meter breaststroke at the USA National Championships, taking fifth place and posting a school long course record.

2015 – Sophomore:
Competed in the 100 and 200 breaststroke and the 200 individual medley at the NCAA Championships … posted a career-best 59.82 in the 100 breaststroke at the SEC Championships … finaled at the SEC Championships in the 100 breaststroke, taking eighth … scored at the SEC Championships in the 200 breaststroke, taking ninth … also competed in the 200 individual medley at the SEC Championships … named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll.

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 time of 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.

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.

Top Times:
100 breaststroke 59.82
200 breaststroke 2:08.13
200 individual medley 1:59.60