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 Nicholas Blackburn

2012 ALL-CONFERENCE

2012:
Member of the conference-winning 4x400-meter relay team that posted a season-best time of 3:15.03 … posted a season-best time of 11.68 in the 100 meters at the Long Beach State Invite and a time of 54.52 in the 400-meter hurdles at the Ben Brown Invite … registered a time of 1:56.16 at the Occidental Invite in the 800 meters, good for fourth-best on the team.
 
BEFORE UAA:
Competed in the B.C. Summer Games and holds the 100-meter hurdle record (13.58) and the 300-meter hurdle record (39.04)... holds the Canadian 15 year-old sprint hurdle record (13.73) ... holds Western Canada Games 400-meter hurdle record (52.89) ... ran for Comox Valley Cougars club team from 2005-2011and Team B.C. in 2008 and 2010.

PERSONAL:
Born Nicholas Graham Blackburn in Courtney, B.C. … son of Neil Blackburn and Lorrie Stewart ... has two siblings – Stewart and Katherine ... interests include skiing and water skiing … major is undeclared.

BLACKBURN'S CAREER BESTS:
100-Meter Dash: 11.68 (4/21/12 at Long Beach Invite)
400-Meter Hurdles: 54.52 (3/10/12 at Ben Brown Invite)
800-Meter Run: 1:56.16 (5/5/12 at Oxy Invite)

Position: Hurdles
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Courtenay, B.C.
High School: G.P. Vanier
Experience: High School
Nicholas Photos:
Ending his collegiate career in style, Cody Thomas collected his first NCAA title and UAA’s fourth all-time in the outdoor season with a UAA record 7,590 points.
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Senior Cody Thomas posted a career-best long jump of 24-8.5 at the NCAA Championships on Thursday.
NCAA Day 1 recap  MORE
One thing Jenna wanted to emphasize is that she has worked—hard—for what she’s earned.
Scholar-Athlete Spotlight  MORE
Sophomore Nathan Kipchumba will compete in the 800 meters, where he is ranked No. 7.
NCAA preview  MORE
Senior Joyce Chelimo collected her fourth career West Region Athlete of the Year honor Monday by the USTFCCCA.
West Region honors  MORE
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