Jake  Blankenship

Jake Blankenship

Hometown:
Blacklick, Ohio

High School:
Gahanna Lincoln

Event:
Pole Vault

Year (XC/In./Out.):
--/Sr./Sr.

PERSONAL RECORDS
INDOORS
Pole Vault 5.80m (2015)

OUTDOORS
Pole Vault 5.61m (2013)

BLANKENSHIP'S NCAA/SEC SCORING

NCAA SCORING
2013 Indoor Pole Vault: 4th, 5.60m
2013 Outdoor Pole Vault: t15th, 5.25m
2014 Outdoor Pole Vault: t4th, 5.40m
2015 Indoor Pole Vault: 2nd, 5.80m
2015 Outdoor Pole Vault: 6th, 5.40m
2016 Outdoor Pole Vault: 1st, 5.60m

SEC SCORING
2013 Indoor Pole Vault: 2nd, 5.55m
2013 Outdoor Pole Vault: 5th, 5.26m
2014 Outdoor Pole Vault: 2nd, 5.64m
2015 Indoor Pole Vault: 2nd, 5.58m
2015 Outdoor Pole Vault: 1st, 5.56m
2016 Indoor Pole Vault: 3rd, 5.30m
2016 Outdoor Pole Vault: 1st, 5.65m

HONORS

  • 2016 Men's First Team All-American for pole vault
  • 2016 Men's First Team All-SEC for pole vault
  • 2016 USTFCCCA Men's Honorable Mention All-American for pole vault
  • 2016 Bowerman Men's Watch List (March 3)
  • SEC Men's Field Athlete of the Week (Feb. 9)
  • 2016 Bowerman Men's Watch List (Feb. 4)
  • 2016 Bowerman Men's Watch List (Jan. 7)
  • 2016 TRACK AND FIELD
    Indoor
    • Came in third at the SEC Indoor Championships on Feb. 26 with a 5.30 meter vault
    • Captured his second win of the season at the VT "Doc Hale" Elite Meet on Feb. 6, vaulting 5.72 meters
    • Won his season opening competition, vaulting 5.45 meters at the Indiana-Tennessee Dual on Jan. 9
    Outdoor
    • Captured the pole vault NCAA Outdoor Championship on June 8 in Eugene with a 5.60 meter vault
    • Qualified for the NCAA Championships by winning the NCAA East Prelim with a 5.30 meter vault
    • Claimed the SEC outdoor pole vaulting championship on May 14, vaulting 5.65 meters
    • In his only non-championship appearance of the 2016 outdoor season, vaulted 5.10 meters on May 7 at the Kentucky Relays

 

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