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Mary Blankemeier
Mary  Blankemeier

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Oak Park, Ill.

High School:
Oak Park and River Forest

Event:
Middle Distance/ Distance


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  

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