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Nika Blank

Player profile

position
Free
year
Junior
hometown
East Windsor, NJ

Top Times:

50 free: 22.50

100 free: 50.24

200 free: 1:51.14

2018-19

Helped the Seminoles place third in the 200 free relay by splitting 22.82 going third at the GT Invite…was 26th in the in the 50 free (23.37) and also competed in the 100 fly (59.35) and 100 free (51.43)…was fourth in the 100 free (51.43) and helped the Noles win the 400 free relay after anchoring the ‘B’ 200 medley relay to a second place finish vs. Pitt and GT…was fifth in the 100 free (51.89) after winning the 50 free (23.24) at No. 13 Minnesota…also helped the Noles win both relays…was second in the 50 free (23.45) and sixth in the 100 free(52.11) being helping FSU win the 400 free relay vs Arizona State…placed fourth in the 50 free (23.35) and placed sixth in the 100 free (51.46) vs. No. 10 UF…helped FSU defeat the Gators in the 200 free and 200 medley relays…took fifth in the 100 back (1:00.09) at the quad meet.

2017-18

Competed at the ACC Championships…tied for 19th in the 50 free with a time of 23.32 after posting a 23.17 in prelims at the GT Invite…also competed in the 200 free (1:54.12) and 100 back (57.78) before taking 18th in the 100 free (50.77)…prior to the season Blank placed eighth in the 50m free at the Junior National Championships…member of the ACC Honor Roll

2016-17: 

Helped the Seminoles to a sixth place finish in the 200 free relay at the ACC Championships…also competed in the 50 free (22.88 and 100 free (50.31)…also helped FSU to a seventh place finish in the 400 free relay…won the 50 free against Florida with a time of 23.34…was a member of the 200 free relay team that qualified for NCAAs and set a new school record at the Georgia Invite…placed 13th in the 50 free with a time of 22.50 and was also 19th in the 100 free behind a career best time of 50.24…member of the ACC Honor Roll

High School: 

A 2016 US Olympic Trial qualifier in the 50 free while representing Peddie Aquatics in New Jersey…placed eighth in the 50 free at junior nationals in the summer of 2015…holds two team records in the 50 free and 100 free races, including a state record in the 50 free….earned NJ All-Prep Team honors while earning a pair of gold medals at the Eastern Championships in the 50 free and as a member of the 200 free relay.

Personal: 

Born Dec. 10, 1998…daughter of  Rufiya and Oleg Blank…a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and a member of the high honor roll.