IM’er Esme Blackstock Commits to Swim for DIII Tufts University

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Esme Blackstock, a current high school senior from New York City, has committed to swim for Division III Tufts University. Blackstock will graduate from Birch Wathen Lenox High School in spring 2020 and join the Elephants’ class of 2024.

Blackstock is currently a year-round swimmer for 92nd Street Y Flying Dolphins along with swimming for Birch Wathen Lenox’s High School team.

“I am so excited to announce my verbal commitment to swim and study at Tufts University! Thanks to my coaches and everyone who helped me get here and for believing I could do it! Can’t wait for the next 4 years! Go ‘Bos!!!”

With her current best times, Blackstock would have had two finals performances with Tufts University at the NESCAC Championships. Blackstock would have placed 7th in the 200 butterfly (2:06.40) and 10th in the 400 IM (4:32.34).

Top SCY Times

  • 200 butterfly – 2:06.40
  • 200 IM – 2:12.68
  • 400 IM – 4:32.34

At the NESCAC Carolinas Championships this year, Tufts University placed 2nd as a team. The team had multiple podium finishers, including first place finishers.

Blackstock will begin her swimming career at Tufts University in fall 2020.

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