• 2014 Big 12 Outdoor Scorer (3,000-Meter Steeplechase)
• 2014 Big 12 Indoor Scorer (Mile Run)
Indoor Collegiate Bests
1000-Meter Run: 2:30.52, 2014
Mile: 4:10.64, 2014
3000-Meter Run: 8:27.02, 2014
Outdoor Collegiate Bests
3000-Meter Steeplechase: 9:02.13, 2014
(Outdoor) Placed eighth in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:55.63 at the Big 12 Championships... Finished third in the 3000-meter steeplechase at the John Jacobs Invitational with a time of 9:02.13, the eighth best time in program history (Indoor) Finished fourth in the mile run with a time of 4:17.46 and 17th in the 3000-meter run at the Big 12 Indoor Championships... Crossed the finish line in 4:12.58 in the mile run for a third-place finish at the Texas A&M Invitational...Placed seventh in the mile run at the Razorback Invitational after crossing the finish line in 4:10.64... Finished third in the 1000-meter run at the J.D. Martin Invitational with a time of 2:30.52.
Used a redshirt year for both indoor and outdoor seasons.
Named Ramona High School's 2012 Male Athlete of the Year...Two-time California All-State Cross Country selection...Named a three-time All-San Diego All-Section honoree...Three-time cross country state qualifier for Ramona High... Finished 11th at the California State Prelims with a 4:15.33 effort in the 1600 meter...State runner-up in 2011 cross country state meet with a 15:09 for 5k... Also competed at the Nike Cross Country national meet where he took took 14th with a 15:41.03 for 5k... Four- and two-time All-League selection in cross country and track, respectively... A three-time All-CIF honoree in both cross country and track...Finished first at the San Diego Sections... Four-time letter winner at Ramona High...Named Freshman of the Year and Most Improved while at Ramon High.
Son of Damon and Barbara Blankenbaker...Has one sibling, Cassidy (14).