Blake Zeiger  
Blake Zeiger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Cumberland, R.I.

High School:
Homeschool

Position:
Freestyle


03/27/2013

Minnesota Places 62 on Winter Academic All-Big Ten Teams

For the second year in a row, gymnast Nathan Fortunato posted an unblemished 4.0 GPA.

03/27/2013

Twenty Gophers Earn Academic All-Big Ten Honors

Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 cumulative GPA and be in their second academic year at an institution to earn the honor.

03/23/2013

Gophers Finish 10th at 2013 NCAA Championships

It marked the third time in program history that the Gophers finished in the top-10 nationally.

03/23/2013

NCAA Championships Day Three Prelim Results

Haley Spencer looks to earn her fourth-straight All-America honor in the 200 breast tonight.

03/22/2013

Gophers Complete Day Two of NCAA Championships

Minnesota sits in 10th place with 99 points following Friday night's events

2012-13 • Sophomore Season: Finished first in the 200 IM and second in both the 50 free and 200 free relay at Kansas (10/20)• won the 500 free and the 400 free relay against Iowa State (10/12) •placed second as a member of the 400 free relay team, finished fourth in the 50 free and 100 free and was a member of the 200 medley relay team at Michigan (10/5).

2011-12 • Freshman Season: Competed at the Big Ten Championships • member of the third place 200 free relay (1:30.31) • established top times while placing 13th in the 50 free (22.91 in prelims, 23.10 in finals), 16th in the 100 free (49.72 in prelims, 50.04 in finals) and 28th in the 200 free (1:49.38) at Big Ten's • won the 200 free at the Minnesota Challenge with a time of 1:50.29 • placed ninth in the 100 free (51.92) and 10th in the 50 free (23.90) at the Quad Duals • won the 50 free in both the Iowa Dual and Kansas Dual • letterwinner.

High School: Homeschooled • competed with Bluefish Swim Club and Sher-Le-Mon Swim Club • achieved National Team standards in the 50 and 100 free • junior nationals competitor, including finals in 2010 • earned A's in junior college classes during high school.

Personal: Born May 12, 1993 • majoring in English and art • daughter of Whitney and Peter Zeiger • has four younger siblings: Brooke, Elizabeth, Rebecca, and John • parents both swam at Maine • supports Shared Hope, an organization that helps young girls who are trafficked.

Zeiger's Top Times

Year Event Time
2012 50 free 22.91
2012 100 free 49.72

2012

200 free

1:49.38

2013

100 Breast

1:05.01

2013

200 Breast

2:22.91

2013

200 IM

2:07.19