Lincoln places second overall in javelin; Hill turns in a personal best mark in the event
Blanton's Personal Bests Pole Vault (Indoor): 15-11 Pole Vault (Outdoor): 15-7 Javelin: 186-9
Competed exclusively in the javelin throw ... Set a new personal-best in the event with a throw of 186-9 to place second at the Coastal Carolina Invitational on Mar. 9 ... Tallied four top-10 finishes in five opportunities ... Finished eighth at the ACC Championships with a toss of 185-11.
Did not compete during the indoor season.
Competed in the decathlon for the first time all season at the Deacon Combined Events ... Finished 13th overall with 5,145 points ... Cleared a height of 13-10 in the pole vault at Deacon Combined to place sixth in the event ... Finished ninth in the discus throw at Deacon Combined with a mark of 108-3 ... Turned in a personal-best mark of 184-0 in the javelin at the ACC Championships to place eighth overall ... With the throw, moves into seventh place all-time on the Wake Forest charts ... Also threw for a distance of 181-0 in the javelin at the Duke Invitational to finish sixth ... Top mark of 15-7 in the pole vault came at the Wake Forest Open, setting a new outdoor personal record.
Top pole vaulter for the Deacs during the indoor season...Best performance of the season came at Virginia Tech Challenge, where he finished first with a personal-best height of 15-11.00...Recorded five more top-ten finishes on the year, including second place at the Hokie Invitational (15-03.00) and third at the Liberty Quad meet (14-09.00)...Also finished tenth at the ACC Championship with a height of 15-07.25...Long jumped one time during the season, finishing 8th at the Liberty Quad meet with a mark of 19-08.75.
Red-shirted the outdoor season, due to injury.
Earned a season-best mark of 15-9.00 in the pole vault with a fourth place finish at the NY Armory Duals ... Also had a 15-9.00 finish in the pole vault at the Virginia Tech Challenge ... Cleared a height of 15-7.00 at the 2010 ACC Indoor Championships ... Earned fifth place at the UNC Invitational with a mark of 14-7.25 ... Recorded a mark of 19-5.25 in the long jump at the Hokie Invitational.
Took second in the pole vault at the Clemson Invite with a season-best height of 15-01.00 ... Finished seventh in the pole vault at both the Wake Forest Open and the UNC Invite with heights of 14-07.25 ... Had a season-best toss of 165-06 to finish 19th in the javelin at the Wake Forest Open ... Faired well at the Deacon Combined Events, finishing fifth with 5,902 points in the decathlon.
Recorded a time of 7.50 seconds in the 60m dash at the Virginia Tech Invite ... Ran a 9.27 in the 60m Hurdles at the Hokie Invite ... Finished 21st with a time of 38.76 in the 300m at the Virginia Tech Invite ... Finished in the top 3 in the pole vault twice with heights of 15-03 and 15-07 at the Virginia Tech Invite and Virginia Tech Challenge.
A varsity athlete during all four years of high school ... Also a Scholar Athlete in each of his four years at South Aiken High School ... The 2008 SCISA State Champion in the pole vault.
Full name is Jerry Mar Blanton III ... Goes by Trey ... Son of Jerry and Hilary Blanton ... Has one sister, Taylor ... Born on March 4, 1990, in Fayetteville, North Carolina ... Pursuing a degree in Communication with a minor in Psychology.
Up Close with Trey
My favorite food is...Teriyaki chicken wings.
If I could spend three hours doing anything, I would...Travel back to the Medieval Times.
My favorite quote is..."Don't be afraid to see what you see." - Ronald Reagan
My celebrity crush is...Mila Kunis.
My dream job is to...Own my own sports bar.
My secret addiction is...HGTV.
If I could appear on the cover of any magazine, it would be...Men's Health.
The hardest class I have taken so far at Wake Forest was...Spanish.
If I could invite any three people to dinner, deceased or living, I would choose...Barack Obama, Ronald Reagan, and Plato.
My most memorable track and field moment was...Competing against Roald Bradstock in the javelin.
My post-graduation plans include...Becoming involved with politics while working for a sports management firm.