The 41 student-athletes are the most ever in Mountain West sponsored sports only
The 75 honorees is the third most since the Falcons joined the MW in 1999-2000
NCAA Participant | Cross Country
HIGH SCHOOL: Tabb High School...won the Virginia 3A state title in the 1600-meter run as a senior...also ran on the 4x800-meter relay that won the state title that year...four-time runner-up at the state championships...won 19 conference and regional titles...holds 10 THS cross country and track records (seven individual events, three relays)...named the Peninsula Sports Club Female Athlete of the Year in 2016...also selected as the club's Most Outstanding Female Track Athlete of the Year (2015) and Most Outstanding Female Cross Country Athlete of the Year (2016)...received Tabb High School's Marine Corps Award...member of the National Honor Society...served as NHS treasurer as a senior...PTSA Liaison in student council...finalist for the 2015 VHSL Creative Writing State Championship...maintained a weighted GPA of 4.5 (unweighted 4.0)...graduated with Highest Honors.
PERSONAL: Full name is Lindsey Karin Blanks...daughter of Dave and Kathleen Blanks...both parents served in the Air Force...has three younger sisters...majoring in biology...future plans include becoming a pilot...hobbies include baking, watching movies, hiking and traveling...has run in six half marathons and hopes to run a full marathon after graduation...member of Cadet Squadron 19.