Shanthi Blanchard
    Shanthi Blanchard


    Carbondale, Ill.

    High School:

    Last College:
    Santa Clara University

    Updated March 25, 2011

    2010-11: Did not compete

    Prior to SIU: Competed at Santa Clara University for two seasons before transferring to SIU...Finished in the top 15 in two of four events...Best placing was a sixth place finish at the Holy Names Invitational in Oakland, Calif.

    High School: Three-time first-team all-conference honoree...Twice named first-team All-South...Was a four-time state qualifier...Member of two conference championship squads...Earned CCHS Outstanding Athlete Award...Nominated for Wendy's High School Heisman...Also ran track, played basketball and did tae kwon do...Served as a teacher's assistant for special education classes.

    Personal: Majoring in psychology...Parents are Richard and Shanthi Blanchard ... Has one older brother, Bill ... Mother played field hockey for the Malaysian National Team and two uncles were members of the Malaysian Olympic Teams of 1972 and '76.