Mason's Allison Bloebaum named LaRosa's Athlete of the Week
- NAME: Allison Bloebaum
- SCHOOL: Mason High School
- SPORT(S): Swimming
- GRADUATING YEAR: 2018
- GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Winning 200 and 500 freestyle events at Ohio state championships
- BIRTHDATE: 9/22/99
- HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'4"-130 lbs.
- RESIDENCE: Mason
- PARENTS: Jeff & Juli
- BIGGEST INFLUENCE: "My parents."
- FUTURE GOAL: NCAA Finals
A four-year varsity starter at Mason High School, Allison Bloebaum is a NISCA swimming All-American. She helped the Lady Comets to a conference and district team championship last season as well as an Ohio state runner-up team finish for the second straight year.
Allison is a three-time Ohio state champion. Last year as a junior, she was the Ohio state Div. I individual champion in the 200 freestyle (1:47.65) and 500 freestyle (4:50.15) events, and was on Mason's 200-freestyle relay and 400-freestyle relay teams that finished as state runners-up. She also was a member of Mason's Ohio state-winning 400-freestyle relay team her sophomore year, earning the first girls' swimming relay state title in school history.
On a national level, Allison was the 2017 NASA Junior National champion in the 500 and 1650 freestyle competitions.
Allison holds several GMC and SWO District records and has earned numerous honors, including last season when she was GMC Co-Swimmer of the Year, Cincinnati Enquirer Div. I Swimmer of the Year and the local Women's Sports Association Swimmer of the Year. Additionally, she was named Cincinnati Swimmer of the Year by Cincinnati.com's Greater Cincinnati Sports Awards and was 1st team all-GMC for the third time and 1st team all-city for the second time.
Allison, who played two years of water polo for the Comets, swims for the Mason Manta Rays club team. A great 4.0 student, Allison is a USA Swimming Scholastic All-American and will swim collegiately at the University of Missouri.
Her favorite athlete is Maya DiRado, favorite entertainer is Logic, favorite book is Their Eyes Were Watching God, favorite movie is Remember the Titans and most-like-to-meet is Patrick Dempsey.