|High School:||East Wilkes|
ALSO RUNS CROSS COUNTRY FOR THE LADY BRAVES
Prepped at East Wilkes High School under Coach Anita Tharpe … Letterman in track (4 yrs.), cross country (3 yrs.) and volleyball (1 yr.) … Awarded all-conference, all-region, all-state, and Most Improved Award in her senior year … Set a new personal record in the 5K with a time of 19:56 … During her junior campaign, she was named all-conference and all-region as well as being awarded the Cardinal Award.
The daughter of Janet and Mike Blankenship … Born in Elkin, N.C., on December 4, 1992 … Has two younger sisters, Carol and Candace … Ranked 21st in her 120-member senior class and garnered a 3.7 cumulative grade point average … Awarded High Academic Achievement in PE, algebra II and world history … A member of the national honor society … An athletic training major at UNCP.
800m - 2:40.35 @ Weems Baskin Invitational (03/24/12)
1500m - 5:29.83 @ Weems Baskin Invitational (03/24/12)
3000m Steeplechase - 12:56.57 @ NCAA Southeast Regional Championships (04/21/12)
5000m - 20:18.27 @ Johnson C. Smith Invitational (04/14/12)