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Blake Thompson
Blake Thompson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Shanty Bay, Ontario

High School:
St. Joseph's Catholic

Event:
Throws

2012-13 (Freshman)
Indoor: Competed in three meets... placed ninth in the shot put at the Badger Classic with a throw of 14.05m... threw 12.53m at the Spire Midwest Open.

Outdoor: Competed in eight meets... threw the discus a career-best 51.18m at the Huskie Open... placed first at that meet... had three other top 10 finishes... placed eighth at the Cardinal Twilight with a throw of 48.22m... finished in fifth at the Lee Calhoun Invitational with a throw of 47.91m... placed sixth with a throw of 42.94m at the UW-Whitewater Meet... threw the javelin a career-best 48.28m at the Chicagoland Championships... threw the shot put a career-best 14.03m at the Bill Cornell Spring Classic.

High School: Silver medalist at 2011 Canadian National Youth Track and Field Championships... bronze medalist at 2012 Canadian National Youth Track and Field Championships... high school record holder in discus and shot put... competed in basketball, volleyball, track and field in high school.

Personal: Son of Steve and Sharron Thompson... has one brother, Patrick, and one sister, Lindsey... plans to major in Political Science.