WSU CAREER. JUNIOR (2007-08): Cross Country - Competed in four races during the fall season...finished 14th at Gonzaga Preview and 52nd at the Sundodger Invitational...Indoor - Ran a mile PR time of 4:15.97i at Husky Classic (2/16/08, Seattle)...finished 16th in mile at MPSF Championships with a time of 4:16.21i and ran on 8th-place DMR squad (3/1/08, Seattle)...Outdoor - Ran 1500m PR time of 3:51.52 to open season at Trojan Invite (3/22/08, Los Angeles)...ran a steeplechase PR time of 9:28.89 at Sacramento State Nike Invite (3/29/08)...named to Pac-10 Track & Field All-Academic first team.
REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Cross Country -Competed in four races during fall...finished 72nd at Pac-10 Championships...Indoor - Redshirt season...ran unattached at the Husky Classic, time in mile was 4:31.74i...Outdoor - Redshirt season.
SOPHOMORE (2005-06): Cross Country - Did not compete...Indoor - Clocked in a mile time of 4:16.39i at Husky Classic (2/11/06, Seattle)...completed in the 3k (26th) at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships...Outdoor - Top 1500m time of 4:03.71 run at Cougar Invite (4/22/06, Pullman)...best steeplechase came at Stanford Invite with time of 9:53.64.
PORTLAND STATE CAREER. FRESHMAN (2004-05): Top 3000m indoor time of 8:42.34i...best indoor mile time of 4:21.26i...named to freshman academic all-conference for indoor and outdoor track.
HIGH SCHOOL CAREER. Earned eight varsity letters at Selah High...four in cross country and four in track for coach Rick Becker...team captain of both sports as senior...three-time All-Mid-Valley League Track & Field first team selection...freshman year team qualified for state...sophomore year qualified for state in 800m with time of 1:59.5...qualified for state meets in both cross country and track as a junior and senior...named U.S. Marines Selah High Athlete of the Year.
PERSONAL. Born June, 1986, in Yakima, Wash...father Regan is a parts salesman...mother Janice is a dental hygienist...younger brother Brett...graduated with 3.7 GPA...member National Honor Society...Student of the Year in history...majoring in business.
BLANSHAN'S WSU BESTS 800m - 1:58.29i (2008) Mile - 4:15.97i (2008) 1500m - 3:58.52 (2008) 3000m - 8:57.61i (2006) 5000m - 15:30.62i (2008) 3000m Steeplechase - 9:28.89 (2008)