Blossom earns top 20 places at swimming finals

Wabash senior swimmer Seth Blossom ended a stellar career at the IHSAA Boys State Swimming and Diving State Finals last weekend, Feb. 24-25.

Blossom placed 13th in the 100 free and 17th in the 200 free.

Blossom finished 15th in the preliminary round on Friday night with a time of 47.03 to qualify for the finals where he moved up two places on Saturday with a time of 47.36 in 13th place.

Blossom just missed the cut for the finals in the 200 free by 1.08 seconds, finishing in 17th place with a time of 1:41.80. The top 16 in each event advanced to the second day of swimming on Saturday, Feb. 25.

This was Blossom’s fourth trip to Indianapolis for the State Finals.

He advanced in the 500 free in 2020, the 200 IM and 200 butterfly in 2021, and the 200 free and 100 back in 2022.

Posted on 2023 Feb 28