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Blake Thompson
Blake Thompson

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Shanty Bay, Ontario

High School:
St. Joseph's Catholic

Event:
Throws

07/31/2014

BIG EAST Announces 2013-14 All-Academic Team

Over 2,000 student-athletes across 22 sports honored for academic success

06/12/2014

DePaul Track and Field Races to its Greatest Season

Next step in Dopek's plan is to win the BIG EAST title and evolve into a national power

04/20/2013

Strong Throws Lead Blue Demons at Saturday's Huskie Open

DePaul finishes first in 10 events at the Northern Illinois meet

04/17/2013

Blue Demons Competing at Mt. SAC Relays and Huskie Open

Partial squad travels to Walnut, Calif. Thursday while rest of team heads to NIU on Saturday

04/12/2013

Koronkiewicz Runs Away From the Field at Lee Calhoun Invitational

Winning performance in 5,000-meter run paces solid outing by Blue Demons

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.