Track and Field
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Brianna Blanton
Player Profile:
Brianna Blanton 824981
Position: Distance
Height: 5'6"
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Summerville, S.C.
High School: Summerville HS

Career Honors
• USA Junior Championships Participant, 800 (2012)

Clemson Highlights
• Ranks seventh in Clemson history in the indoor 800 & 10th in the outdoor 800.

2015 Highlights
• Competed in the 800, mile and with the the 4x400 and 4x800 relays
• Part of the 4x800 unit which shattered the previous school record by nearly 30 seconds at the Penn Relays

2014 Highlights
• Top 800-meter runner on the team during the indoor season
• Advanced to the ACC Championships final in the event with a season-best time of 2:08.01, converted from a flat track
• Her time ranks No. 4 on Clemson’s all-time indoor performance list
• Redshirted the outdoor season after suffering an injury

2013 Outdoor Highlights
• Recorded personal bests in the 800 and 1500, running the latter at the ACC Championships; advanced to the final and was just one spot out of scoring position
• Best time in the 800 was 2:09.90 at the Tiger Track Classic in Auburn, AL; top 1500 was 4:27.67 at the FSU Relays

2013 Indoor Highlights
• Owned top three times on the team in the 800 meters, with a best of 2:10.70 at the Tiger Paw Invitational
• Also ran season-best 5:01.51 in the mile at the Tiger Paw meet in February
• Finished 12th in the 800 at the ACC Championships in Blacksburg, Va.

2012 Outdoor Highlights
• Posted second-best 800-meter time on the team, running 2:12.16 at the Charlotte 49er Classic
• Qualified for the USA Junior Championships in the event

2012 Indoor Highlights
• Put herself in the top five of Clemson’s record books with a solid 800-meter performance at her first ACC Championships meet
• Posted time of 2:11.77 and finished 12th overall at the Reggie Lewis Center
• Consistent as a rookie, she had a time of 2:13.21 at Auburn and 2:13.44 at the New Balance Invitational

Summerville High School Highlights
• Region 8-AAAA cross country champion in 2010
• Two-time AAAA state champion (2011) in the 800 meters
• Four-time all-state in the 800, she also earned all-state honors in the 4x400 relay three times in her career and once with the 4x800 relay
• Two-time Region 8-AAAA champion in the 800, she holds the Summerville girls record for the event
• Optimist Club’s Female Athlete-of-the-Year award winner in 2011
• Three-time member of the High School Sports Report All-Star Team for track
• Led Green Wave track & field team to state championship in 2011

• Born 2/7/93
• Majoring in health science
• Father, Bo, was a quarterback at Clemson and earned two varsity letters and was a 1981 graduate; he also played baseball for the Tigers in 1981
• Two-time member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll

Best Collegiate Times
• 800 — 2:08.01
• 1500 — 4:27.67
• Mile — 4:58.15

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