Three Bulldogs had top 25 finishes at the preliminaries.
Fresno State is sending 12 more student-athletes to the NCAA Preliminary Round than last year.
Sophomore Taylor Jackson completed her first heptathlon on the season.
Fresno State to compete in two meets over the course of three days.
This is the first time since 2009 Bulldogs have swept the WAC Track Athlete of the Week awards.
Last updated on June 13, 2012
2012 Outdoor (Junior): Competed in eight meets... finished 29th at the NCAA Preliminary Round Championships in the 400m dash ... ran second leg of 4x400m relay team that won the Western Athletic Conference title ... finished third in the 400m dash at the WAC Championships with personal record time of 47.12 seconds ... named WAC Verizon Track Athlete of the Week on April 17 after winning the 400m at the Sacramento State MONDO Mid-Major Challenge ... ran season-best 22.40 seconds in the 200m dash at the ShareSlo.com Cal Poly Invitational on March 24.
2011 Track (Junior): Competed in nine meets ... Named WAC Athlete of the Week for April 12 after winning the 400-meter dash with a time of 47.16 at the Mondo Mid-Major Challenge in Sacramento, Calif. ... the win at the Mondo Mid-Major was also a season-best time in the 400 meter ... clocked a 47.32 in the 400-meter dash and a first place finish against Cal Poly on March 12 ... also won the 400 meter dash with a time of 47.44 at the Bulldog Invitational on April 30 ... competed in NCAA Division I West Regional.
Modesto Junior College: Competed two year in track and field at the junior college level...was the 2008 Big 8 Conference champion and the 2009 Nor Cal Community College Champion...set the Modest Junior College 400-meter record with a time of 46.78.
Prior to Fresno State: Four year track and field letter winner at Reedley HS...was a two-time Central Section Champion...holds the Reedley HS 400-meter school record with a time of 47.4...lettered two years in football.
Personal: Born Jan. 25, 1989 in Fontana, Calif....mother is Celina M. Blair...has one older brother, V.J. Blair...most admires his mother and grandmother because they are hard workers.
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