Vanessa Blanchard
Vanessa Blanchard
Height: 6-0
Year: SR
Hometown: Palmdale, CA
High School: Quartz Hill
Position: High Jump
Major: Biology

2017:  Talented high jumper for the Bulldogs… Helped the team finish second in the conference standings and earn a final national ranking of No. 10… Became a USTFCCCA Indoor All-Region selection for her mark of 5’ 5”… Went on to record a career-best height of 5’ 7” at the final SCIAC multi-dual meet of the season and moved to third in the nation at the time…  This mark also lands her in a tie for second all-time at Redlands… Garnered All-SCIAC honors by winning her event at the conference championship meet… Collected USTFCCCA Outdoor All-Region award and qualified for the NCAA Division III Championships…  Shined in the classroom with her CoSIDA Academic All-District award… Also landed among the USTFCCCA All-Academic selections and represented Redlands on the SCIAC All-Academic team… Redlands Scholar-Athlete…

2016: Outstanding high jumper for the Bulldogs… All-West Region honoree for High Jump… SCIAC Champion in the High Jump with a mark of 5’ 3”… Recorded a season-best height of 5’ 6 ½” to win the SCIAC Multi-Dual No. 3… Qualified for NCAA Outdoor Championships as a sophomore and finished eighth with a height of 5’ 5 ¼” for All-America honors… Started the year off right with a first-place effort at the NAU Mountain T’s Indoor Meet, where she recorded a winning leap of 5’ 3”… Also won her event at the Redlands Invitational, SCIAC Multi-Dual No. 1, and Redlands Final Qualifying Meet… Part of the squad that garnered USTFCCCA All-Academic Team recognition… Also honored individually with USTFCCCA All-Academic honors… Member of the SCIAC All-Academic Team as well… Redlands Scholar-Athlete…

2015: First-year high-jumper for the Maroon and Gray… Her season-best mark of 5’ 6” came at the SCIAC Multi-Dual No. 3, which resulted in a first-place finish… Impressed at her very first collegiate meet during the indoor season by clearing 5’ 5” at the NAU Mountain T’s Meet in late January… Part of the squad that received All-Academic Team recognition from the USTFCCCA… Also collected individual USTFCCCA All-Academic honors… Redlands Scholar-Athlete… Qualified for the NCAA Outdoor Championships as a freshman...