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Blaz Korosec

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ljubljana, Slovenia

High School:
Gimnazija Ledina

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 216

Position:
Butterfly/Freestyle


2011-12 (Sr.): Conference USA Championship: Earned gold in the 200-yard butterfly, bronze in the 200-yard freestyle and was a member of the winning 800-yard freestyle relay team 2/15-18 at the Conference USA Championships... Earned runner-up honors in the 200-yard butterfly 1/27 vs. Texas A&M... Won the 200-yard butterfly and 500-yard freestyle 1/19 at TCU... Placed second in the 200-yard butterfly, 200- and 500-yard freestyles, and was a member of the winning 800-yard freestyle relay, second-place 200-yard medley relay, second-place 400-yard medley relay and third-place 400-yard freestyle relay teams 11/17-19 at the Cougar Classic... Took top honors in the 200-yard butterfly, second in the 200-yard freestyle and was a member of the winning 200-yard freestyle relay team 11/4 against Wyoming... Was a member of the second-place 200-yard freestyle relay team 10/28-29 at the Southwest Collegiate Plunge.

2011-12 Top Times:
21.65 - 50-yard freestyle (11/17/11)
45.31 - 100-yard freestyle (3/1/12)
1:37.84 - 200-yard freestyle (2/15/12)
4:29.17 - 500-yard freestyle (2/15/12)
48.80 - 100-yard butterfly (3/1/12)
1:46.97 - 200-yard butterfly (2/15/12)

2010-11 (Jr.): Was a member of the 400-yard freestyle relay team and the 400-yard medley relay team that both took gold medals at the Conference USA Championships on 2/27... Finished in first place in the 200-yard butterfly with a time of 1:50.04 and was a part of the second place 400-yard freestyle relay team with a time of 2:59.06 against Texas and Arizona on 1/29... Helped the 200-yard freestyle relay team take third place with a time of 1:21.57 at the SMU Classic on 1/15... Helped the 400-yard freestyle relay team win first place with a time of 3:01.90 against Georgia on 1/8... Took first place in the 200-yard butterfly (1:50.45) and helped the 400-yard freestyle relay team win gold (3:01.09) against Texas A&M University on 12/4... Finished third in the 100-yard butterfly (51.22), and was a part of the 400-yard freestyle relay team (3:03.80) and the 200-yard freestyle relay team (1:23.82) that also placed third at the Southwest College Invite on 10/30... Helped the relay team take first place in the 200-yard freestyle relay with a time of 1:23.83 against US Air Force Academy on 10/23.

2009-10 (So.): Took second in the 200-yard butterfly (1:55.94) and second in the 500-yard freestyle (4:43.89) against the University of New Orleans... Placed fifth in the 500-yard freestyle (4:41.94) at the SW College Invite... Finished third in the 200-yard butterfly (1:51.41) against Texas A&M... Was a member of the 200-yard freestyle relay, 300-yard butterfly relay, 400-yard medley relay, 400-yard freestyle relay, 500-yard freestyle relay, 800-yard freestyle relay and the 1500-yard freestyle relay... Member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

Prior to SMU: Swam for Domen Majhen at Gimnazija Ledina Secondary School in Slovenia... Multiple-time Junior National Champion... National Champion... Finished 11th at 2006 European Junior Championships.

Personal: Anticipated business major... Parents are Matjaz and Maja Korosec... Has one sister.