Women's Swimming

Jennifer Blackman
Jennifer Blackman

Dallas, Texas

High School:
Highland Park





2007 Spring Banquet

Awards were handed out at the SMU women's swimming and diving team's annual banquet at the Umphrey Lee Ballroom.

2007-08 (Sr.): Team captain... Named 2008 Conference USA Swimmer of the Year... Earned All-American accolades in 200 free and the 200, 400 and 800 free relays at NCAAs, helping the Mustangs to an 11th-place team finish... Swam career-fastest times in the 500 free, 200 free and 100 free at the 2008 Conference USA Championships... Named 2008 C-USA Swimmer of the Meet following her performance... Member of the C-USA meet record-breaking 400 and 800 free relays... Finished second in 500 free and first in 400 medley relay against Texas (2/9)... Took second in the 50 free and first in the 100 free against Rice (1/19)... Won the 200 free against Houston (1/18)... Finished fifth in the 200 free and 500 free against Texas A&M and Auburn; member of the fourth-place 400 free relay (1/12)... Part of the first-place 400 free relay and third-place 400 medley relay and took third in the 500 free at Georgia (1/5)... Took second in the 100 free and 400 free relay at the Texas A&M Invitational (11/16-18)... Won the 500 free against North Texas and Wyoming (11/9)... Swam in the SMU Swim Classic against USC, Texas A&M, Wisconsin, Alabama and Florida State (10/26-27)... Member of the pool record-breaking 400 free relay at North Texas' Mean Green Relays (10/3).

2006-07 (Jr.): Participated in middle distance free events... Swam most season-best times at C-USA Championship as well as three career-best times... Holds the best SMU time in 500 free and second best in 100 and 200 free... Raced career-best time in 100, 200 and 500 free... Career-best time in 100 free ranks eighth in all-time top performers list as well as career-best 200 free which ranks tenth... Helped guide SMU to second consecutive C-USA Championship crown and claim first-place finish at the Kerr McGee Elite Meet... Named to All-C-USA 500 free, 200, 400 and 800 free relay first team, 200 free second team and 100 free third team... Swam career-best 200 free split on record-setting (meet, pool and season records) 800 free relay C-USA Champion relay... Member of first-place 200 free relay team at C-USA Championships which swam a season-best time... Posted career-best time in 500 free en route to capturing gold at C-USA Championship... Placed third in 100 free at C-USA Championship but swam a career-best time in the prelims... Member of first-place 400 free-relay team at C-USA Championships... Placed second in 200 free at C-USA Championships... Finished second in 200 free against Texas and Arizona... Member of first-place 400 free relay against Texas and Arizona... Notched second-place finish in 200 free and third in 500 free against Georgia... Member of first-place 400 free relay team against Georgia... Placed second in 200 free against Texas A&M and first-place in 500 free... Second leg of first-place 200, 400 and 800 free relay teams and final leg of 200 and 400 medley relays which both placed first at Kerr McGee... Placed first in 200 free at Kerr McGee... Swam season-best in 50 free at Art Adamson Invite... Second leg on second-place 800 free relay at Art Adamson Invite.... Second leg on second-place 400 free relay at Art Adamson, which posted a season-best SMU time... Took first-place finishes in back-to-back events (50 and 100 free) against North Texas... Second leg on first-place 200 free relay team against North Texas... Named Conference USA Swimmer of the Week (11/14) after meet against North Texas... Second-place finish in 100 and 200 free against Houston and Oregon St.... Second leg of first-place 800 free relay team against Houston and Oregon St.... Placed first in 200 free and second in 500 free against Rice... First leg of first-place 400 free relay against Rice.


2005-06 (So.): C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll... Tied for second best SMU time in 200 free.. Participated in free and fly events... Led SMU to C-USA crown in inaugural season in the conference, seventh place finish at 2006 NCAA Championship and first place finish at SMU Classic Championship... Member of meet and pool record-breaking C-USA Champion 800 free relay team... Set new career-best time while clocking in for second place at C-USA Championship in 200 free... Member of record-breaking C-USA champion 400 free relay team... Clocked new career-best time in 50 free at C-USA Championship... Notched season-best time in 100 free at NCAA Championship... Placed first in 100 free B-Final at 2006 Spring Championship... Finished sixth in A-Final of 200 free at 2006 Spring Championship... Part of first place 800 free relay at 2006 World Championship... Member of first place 400 free relay team at 2006 World Championship.


2004-05 (Fr.): Made an immediate impact... Helped guide SMU to its ninth straight WAC Championship, seventh place finish at the 2005 NCAA Championship and fifth SMU Classic championship... Competed in free and fly events... Member of All-American 800 free relay team... Member of WAC Champion 400 and 800 free relay teams... Third-best SMU time in the 200 and 1000 free.

Prep: 16-time All-American... 12-time Texas state champion... State record in the 100 free... Member of the American record-breaking 800 relay team... Team captain and four year letter winner... Four time team state champion.

Personal: Daughter of Chris and Marie Blackman... Twin sister, Candace, is also on the SMU squad... Majoring in advertising with a minor in Spanish.

50 Free	23.34
100 Free	48.90
200 Free	1:45.29
500 Free	4:44.48
100 Fly	57.56
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