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Mary Blankemeier

Middle Distance/ Distance
Position
Freshman
Class
Oak Park, Ill.
Hometown
Oak Park and River Forest
High School

TFRRS Profile (for PRs and full results)

2019 Cross Country 
• Did not compete 

2019 Outdoor 
• Did not compete 
• Recognized to the ACC Academic Honor Roll

2019 Indoor 
• Raced in two meets during the season
• Captured season best in the 800m run (2:26.27) at the Liberty Flames Invite 
• Ran a time of 5:22.14 in the mile at the Keydet Invitational 

2018 Cross Country 
• Did not compete 

2018 Outdoor 
•  Did not compete

2018 Indoor 
• Raced at the Liberty Kickoff and the Michigan Power Five Invitational 
• Recorded a time of 3:04.24 in the 1000m run at the Liberty Kickoff 

Background
• Captured the fastest freshman mile time in the country at the 2014 Nike Festival of Miles 
• Raced at the 2014 New Balance Outdoor Nationals 
• Named indoor all-conference after finishing second in 3000m in 2014 
• Set school records in the 800m, 1600m and 3200m in addition to finishing first in the conference in the 1600m (2014) 
• Qualified for state in the pole vault senior year, in addition to finishing second in the section and first in the conference in the event 
• Set a school record in the 800m, while placing second at sectionals (2016)
• Served as team captain sophomore, junior and senior year 
• Named the Emerson B. and Jane H. Houck Scholarship recipient, the Charles M. Austin Scholar Award for Outstanding Achievement in Mathematics recipient and Illinois State Scholar   

Personal 
• Daughter of Julie and Bill Blankemeier 
• Has two brothers, Louis and Ryan, and a sister, Hanna 
• Brother, Ryan, plays hockey at Dartmouth 
• Sister, Hanna, swims for Yale 
• Has won several school awards for painting