The Alabama men took it down to the wire before falling 158-142 to the Tigers, while the Crimson Tide women fell 192-108
Alabama Highlights: 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.