Fly/Sprint Free
Year Senior
Hometown Lima, Peru
High School Colegio Peruano Britanico
Birthdate January 01, 2020


2010-11: One of Columbia’s top butterfliers … scored points for Columbia at the 2011 Ivy League Championships, qualifying for two championship events … qualified for the championship finals of 200 butterfly, finishing seventh in 1:50.27 … qualified for the championship finals of the 100 butterfly, placing eighth overall in 49.29.

2009-10: Earned second team All-Ivy League honors in the 200 and 400 medley relays … qualified for the championship heat of the 100 fly at the 2010 Ivy League championship, finishing fourth overall with a time of 48.74 … part of the 200 medley relay squad that set a new school record with an NCAA B cut time of 1:29.81 … scored points for the Lions in the 200 fly (9th – 1:50.05), 200 and 400 medley relays.

2008-09: Had the fourth-fastest time of the season in the 100 fly (49.19) ... finished second in the 100 fly against Fordham ... swam the 200 medley relay versus Brown ... finished second in the 100 fly against Navy ... finished third in the 100 fly at ECACs (49.19) ... ECAC point scorer in the 200 fly (14th – 1:51.45), and the 200 medley relay.

At Colegio Peruano Britanico: Served as captain of the swimming team ... two-time national champion in 50 and 100 butterfly ... holds national Junior B division record in 50 butterfly ... three-time member of the Peru national team ... personal bests include 26.28 (50 fly) and 57.41 (100 fly) ... won school award for best student-athlete in 2007.

Personal: Son of Maria Teresa Blas and Oscar Esquen ... born 10/28/90 ... majoring in economics.

View Full Bio
Interview: Male Rookie of the Year
Interview: Pantel & Suckow Talks Leading Columbia Diving
Postgame: HC Jim Bolster Talks Senior Day Win Over Dartmouth