Kenny Blanks
    Kenny Blanks

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Lane Tech

    Event:
    Sprints


    Updated July 28, 2011

    2010-11: Competed in eight indoor meets and six outdoor meets for the Salukis...Placed third in the 200m at the Joey Haines Invitational with a time of 22.26...Participated in the MVC Indoor and Outdoor Championships...Earned two first place finishes and one second place finish as a member of the 4x100 Meter Relay Team.

    2009-10: Named all-Missouri Valley Conference performer in the 4x100 relay...Competed in seven indoor and seven outdoor meets during the season...Notched two top ten finishes at the SIU Spring Classic, finishing eighth in the 200m and sixth in the 100m...Finished eighth in the 60m and sixth in the 200m at the McDonald's Invitational.

    2008-09: Ran a season-best 10.83 in the 100m at the SIU-Edwardsville Twilight meet, April 25...Top 200m time in 2009 came at the Missouri Valley Conference Outdoor Championships...Was on the 4x100 relay team at two outdoor meets...Ran the 100m in six outdoor events and the 200m in five meets...Also competed in four indoor meets.

    2007-08: Did not compete.

    High School: All-city and all-state sprinter at Lane Tech High School...Ran a personal best 10.96 in the 100m and 6.52 in the 55m as a senior.

    Personal: Majors in architectural studies...Born March 17, 1989...Son of Kenneth Blanks and Jaqueline Bentley.

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