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JULIA BLANKENBAKER - Women's Track & Field - Florida State Seminoles

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Top Times

5k: 19:47.5

6k: 24:49.38




Cross Country: Finished 39th overall at the Mountain Dew Invitational with a 6k personal-best time (24:49.38)…ran her best time at the FSU Invite with a time of 19:47.5…did not participate at the UAB Blazer Classic.

Outdoor T&F: Competed in two meets starting at the USF Bulls Invite with a 10th place finish in the 1500 (5:05.19)…at FSU Relays recorded a personal best 5000 time of 19:44.10 to finish 17th.


Cross Country: Saw action in two meets after transferring from Nova Southeastern…turned in best finish at UAH Charger Open, placing 66th in the field…came back with a season-best 5k time of 21:22.0 on home course at the FSU Invitational.


Cross Country: Competed in her first two collegiate cross country meets…ran 20:25 at the Mountain Dew Invitational…posted a 25:04 in her first 6k event at the Bobcat Invitational. Indoor: did not compete. Outdoor: ran the 1500 in three meets, lowering her week-old PB from the FAMU Relays at the FSU Relays (5:00.38).


First-team All-Sunshine State Conference in cross country (2015, 2016) and as a member of the 4×800 relay team (2015-17) on the track…two-time 4A Regional qualifier in track (2016-17)…also 4A State qualifier in swimming & diving (2014-15)…outstanding student who was salutatorian of her 2017 graduating class…National AP Scholar…member of National Honor Society…earned NCAA Division II All-Academic honors in cross country while at Nova Southeastern (2017)…served as volunteer coordinator for Public Health Student Association…daughter of Jim and Michelle Blankenbaker…majoring in behavioral neuroscience…born March 21, 1999.