Women's Swimming & Diving

Jessie Blake-West
Jessie Blake-West
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Belmont, Mass.
High School: Belmont High School
Events: Free, Fly

Why Brown Statement: “I chose Brown because it's the perfect balance of amazing academics and a strong swimming program. The team, coaching staff, and school community create a welcoming environment where I can't wait to spend the next four years!”

Concentration: Undecided

Profile Questions: 
Finals march-out song:  My House by Flo Rida
Favorite food:  Rice Pilaf
Favorite dessert:  Chocolate Cake
Favorite city:  Boston
Favorite athlete:  Simone Manuel
Favorite pro team:  Red Sox
Favorite movie or TV show:  The Office
Current favorite music artist:  Adele
Last book you read:  The Cuckoo's Calling
Favorite restaurant in Providence:  Zooma
Favorite holiday:  Christmas
Favorite activity outside the pool:  Ping Pong
Who would star as you in a movie about your life:  Emma Stone
Person you’d like to have dinner with:  Barack Obama
Travel destination:  Punta Cana
Other sport you enjoy:  Soccer
Role model / someone you look up to:  My Mom
Something you cannot live without:  Maybelline Define-A-Brow Eyebrow Pencil Color 644
Favorite Brown building:  Andrews
Enjoyed this professor’s class:  Prof. Littman
Most memorable meet as a Brown Bear:  Bruno Invitational 2016
Favorite quote:  "Would I rather be feared or loved? Easy. I want people to be afraid of how much they love me." -Michael Scott

2017-18: Finished 10th in the 50 freestyle and 13th in the 100 butterfly at the Ivy League Championships ... Was a member of the 200 freestyle relay team that set a school record at Ivies ... Also competed in the 200 butterfly at the Championships ... Participated in five meets on the season ... Finished fourth in the 100 butterfly at Cornell ... Came in fourth in the 200 butterfly versus Columbia ... Placed fourth in the 50 freestyle against Harvard and Penn ... Finished third in the 100 butterfly and fourth in the 50 freestyle versus MIT.

2016-17: Member of the 200 freestyle relay team that broke the program record at the Ivy League Championships ... Finished 11th in both the 100 and 200 butterfly at the Ivy League Championships ... Also competed in the 50 freestyle at the Championships ... Swam the program’s fourth best time in the 100 butterfly (54.69) and fifth best in the 200 butterfly (2:01.92) ... Finished second in the 200 butterfly and third in the 100 butterfly against Cornell ... Also finished third in the 100 butterfly at Columbia.  

Personal Records
Event Time Date
50 Free 23.12 2/15/2018
100 Free 51.72 12/4/2016
100 Fly 54.52 2/16/2018
200 Fly 2:01.92 12/4/2016