Cross Country
CU Cross Country BIO
Brianna Blanton
Player Profile:
Brianna Blanton 824981
Height: 5'6"
Year: Redshirt Junior
Hometown: Summerville, S.C.
High School: Summerville HS

2013 Highlights
• Scored in a pair of meets, both in the state of Indiana
• Placed 47th in the gold race at the Notre Dame Invitational with a 5K time of 18:43.5
• Finished 138th in a large field at Pre-Nationals in the white division race
• Posted season-best 6K time of 23:09.30 at Wake Forest on Sept. 20

2012 Highlights
• Improved runner for the Tigers in her second year with the program, she scored in a pair of meets including the ACC Championships
• Placed 59th at the ACC meet in Blacksburg after producing a time of 22:21.3; best 6K time was at the Southeast Regionals where she ran 22:20.48 in Charlotte
• Finished seventh in season-opening Clemson Invitational

2011 Highlights
• Redshirted

Summerville High School Highlights
• Region 8-AAAA cross country champion in 2010
• Two-time AAAA state champion (2010-11) 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
• 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
• Brother, Bray, also earned undergraduate degree from Clemson

Collegiate Bests
• 5,000 — 18:43.5
• 6,000 — 22:20.48

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